Senior Accountant at The Confederation of African Football (CAF)

Senior Accountant at The Confederation of African Football (CAF)

Job Features

Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit
Job TypeFull-Time
EducationBA/BSc/HND MBA/MSc/MA
LocationOther
Experience5 - 7 years

Location: Africa

Duties
Senior Accountant who can contribute to CAF’s overall success by handling the following duties:

  • Support adequate Preparation of financial statements on tight due dates
  • Ensure that appropriate implementation of accounting Standards (IFRS)
  • Manage the accounting functions, including the general ledger accounts, and their registration
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Support handling A/P, A/R and their registration
  • Update financial data in databases to ensure that the information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Support Budget Preparation in details
  • Establish contact with all related departments and parties to gather data and information
  • Structure a reliable, flexible, and easy to deal with Budget formats covering all concerned items
  • Consolidate all Budget gathered financial information to issue CAF’s Budget
  • Prepare and submit periodic Financial reports, including Budget reports (Actual Verses Budget)
  • Analyse variances of actual verses budget with justifying reasons, (Calculate budget variances and report significant problems)
  • Periodic update (monthly) on the status of the budget for each concerned department in relation to actual incurred amounts
  • Authorize and approve all payments and incurred expenses with the set Budget
  • Revisit initially issued Budget in the light of actual or new circumstances or events, and which may lead to issuance of an updated Budget
  • Support the Finance Department in the preparation of monthly/quarterly/yearly closings,
  • Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary,
  • Handle the requirements of external auditors
  • Supervise, direct, and manage accountants in the Finance team
  • Adhere to CAF’s set Rules and Regulations

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, and/or Finance
  • Master’s Degree or CPA or Accounting equivalent preferred
  • From 5 to 7 years of experience preferably in multinational or big local companies (Group companies with subsidiaries)
  • Exposure, awareness, knowledge, and experience of financial statements preparations, IFS, and latest changes, financial reporting, general accounting knowledge, and accounting treatments and entries
  • Preferably Audit experience in one of the big 4 Audit Firms
  • Fluent in English and/or French

Method of Application

Note: Only applications matching the requirements listed above will be considered.

Interested and qualified? Go to The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on admin.cafonline.com to apply

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