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December 20, 2023

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  • Full Time
  • Senegal


SALARY : $2,500.00


Job Overview:

The Chief Accountant will play a pivotal role in overseeing the financial health and compliance of the organization. This leadership position requires a seasoned professional with a strong background in accounting, finance, and team management. The Chief Accountant will be responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, ensuring regulatory compliance, and providing strategic financial insights to support decision-making.

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Management:

Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and controls to safeguard company assets.

Monitor financial performance against budgets and forecasts, providing regular reports to senior management.

Analyze financial data and trends to identify opportunities for cost optimization and revenue growth.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

Collaborate with department heads to develop annual budgets and long-term financial forecasts.

Conduct variance analysis and provide recommendations for budget adjustments as needed.

Ensure budgetary compliance across the organization.

Financial Reporting:

Prepare accurate and timely financial statements in accordance with local and international accounting standards.

Present financial reports to the executive team, highlighting key performance indicators and trends.

Coordinate with external auditors to facilitate the annual audit process.

Cash Flow Management:

Manage cash flow to meet operational needs and optimize investment opportunities.

Implement effective cash management strategies and maintain relationships with financial institutions.

Forecast and mitigate cash flow risks.

Audit and Compliance:

Oversee internal control systems to ensure accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements.

Coordinate external audits and address audit findings promptly.

Stay abreast of changes in financial regulations and update policies accordingly.

Team Leadership:

Lead and inspire the finance and accounting team, fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration.

Provide guidance and mentorship to team members, facilitating their professional development.

Conduct regular performance evaluations and implement training programs as necessary.

Financial Analysis:

Conduct in-depth financial analysis to support strategic decision-making.

Provide insights into financial trends, risks, and opportunities.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess the financial impact of business initiatives.

ERP System Management:

Oversee the implementation, maintenance, and optimization of the company’s ERP system.

Collaborate with IT and other departments to ensure data integrity and security.

Identify opportunities to leverage technology for process improvements.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; Master’s degree or professional certification (CPA, ACCA) preferred.

Proven experience in a senior accounting or finance role, with at least [5] years of leadership experience.

In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and regulatory requirements.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems.

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