COMPANY BACKGROUNG

Haussmann Africa is a leader in real estate services across the Continent. We advise Occupiers and Investors & Landlords to acquire, design, build and / or manage Real Estate assets across Africa.

Haussmann launched its co-working solution ''AfricaWorks''.
AfricaWorks offers entrepreneurs, SMEs, and multinational companies flexible office spaces across major African capitals.

As part of its development, the group is looking to hire a Group Accountant Assistant, reporting to the Group Accountant.

ROLE DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES

Your role as Group accountant Assistant is to manage the following tasks / workstreams:

Daily accurate Posting (10%)

a. Ensure all transactions posting are accurate and in line with procedural guidance using correct project and ledger.
b. Ensure transactions are made within 24 hours of reception.
c. Update the daily cash balance and analyse the daily variance.
d. To follow up the currency ROE by month for our record.

Reporting (10%)

a. To consolidate local entities receivables and payables report.
b. To assist Group Accountant and local team in Monthly management accounts computation and Estimates updates.


Controls (20%)

a. To make sure local entities are updated with the projects cost reports with the actuals and liaise with PM to post the accruals.
b. Weekly reconcile intercompany balances / reconcile petty cash balances in local entities.
c. Ensure proper documentation filing for Shareholder Loans.
d. Ensure all local admin and finance staff are doing their controls as defined by the process (bank recon, supplier recon, debtors, recon, WHT, VAT and other taxes).


Compliance (50%)

a. Ensure Tax Clearance Certificate is obtained after filing the annual and financial returns.
b. Ensure completeness of CDD documents at each subsidiary as well as group levels (ROD, ROS, FSC receipts, ROC receipts, etc)
c. In charge of new entities incorporation process : Board resolution drafting, liaison with lawyers and management companies.
d. Opening of bank accounts and other social and statutory registration procedures.
e. Ensure all entities have filed their respective accounts and annual returns on the relevant due dates (Follow ups, reminders to be sent for non submission).

Other duties (10%)

a. Provide support during internal and external audits.
b. Ensure a good filing system both hardcopies and electronic.
c. Any other cognate duties as may be required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bold
  2. Agile
  3. Passionate
  4. Strong international exposure.
  5. Positive Team spirit and great team player.
  6. Self-driven, proactive, autonomous and reliable.
  7. Detailed oriented & rigorous.
  8. Ability to multitask and work under pressure.
  9. “Can go” attitude / “go getter” mindset.
  10. YEP credentials is a must (Immediately available, unemployed for the last 30 days and holder of the unemployment green card).
  11. Bachelor Degree holder in Accounting field.
  12. Age between 18 to 35 years.