Project Controller

Reporting to Senior Manager Finance

 

Position Purpose
Manage accounting, reporting, planning and treasury of the Project Companies
Responsibilities

Accounting

  • Set up the Accounting Books and the ERP implementation for Local Companies
  • Arrange all projects accounting, and maintain records and ledgers for all financial transactions of the project into Accounting System-D365
  • Maintain Project Costs Capitalization as per OHADA and ensure proper amortization
  • Produce Monthly Accounting as per OHADA and arrange monthly reporting as per IFRS  
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for Group Reporting and Lenders

Requirements

  • Prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Maintain proper reconciliation for Intercompany Transactions  
  • Overall responsibility for day-to-day administrative operations, such as invoicing, payroll and other transactions;
Tax
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory law and financial regulations
  • Liaise with tax consultants for timely tax filing, staff tax implications, WHT and VAT  
  • Liaise with tax consultants for any communication with tax authorities

Audit

  • Liaising with external auditors for Statutory audit execution (as per OHADA)
  • Liaising with external auditors for Group Reporting Audit (as per IFRS)

Banking  

  • Ensure Bank Accounts Management as per Accounts Agreements in place
  • Handle bank payment preparations (Onshore & Offshore bank accounts)
  • Act as Point of Contact with Banks for daily transactions

 Treasury   

  • Responsible for Treasury Forecast as per Payments Schedules (Contractors, Project & Office related Costs, Debt Service)
  • Prepare cash calls from Shareholders
  • Coordinate with the banks for drawdown of loans, and reporting on covenants

Planning

  • Collaborate with Operation, Delivery, Project Development, Finance teams to prepare estimates and meet financial goals.
  • Perform project monitoring and data collection to determine if a project is progressing according to budget, and reporting variances to executive
  • Implement approved financial policies, procedures, processes, frameworks, and internal controls covering all financial areas of activity to ensure compliance
Person Specification
 

Minimum Experience Requirements

6 / 7 years work experience in accounting
Minimum Education Requirements
  • Bachelor of Master related to Accounting / Finance / Economics
  • Accounting professional qualification (must have)

Required Role Related/Technical Skills

  • OHADA and IFRS accounting standards
  • Accounting software Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • MS Office Suite (Advanced Level on Excel is a must)

Interpersonal/ Behavioural Skills

  • Strong Oral & Written communication in ENGLISH
  • Organization and planning
  • Accountability
  • Attention to detail
Submit CV to: talent@ameapower.com