Position: Job Description For Finance Officer


We are looking for a Finance Officer to take charge of the financial health of our company by administering accounting operations to meet legal requirements.

You should be familiar with audits, invoices and budget preparations. You should also have excellent organizational skills and be able to handle time-sensitive tasks.

Ultimately, you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day management of our financial transactions and procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Keep accurate records for all daily transactions.
  • Prepare balance sheets.
  • Process invoices and timely reminders to customers for payment and follow -up
  • Record accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Update internal systems with financial data.
  • Prepare and reconcile monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
  • Participate in financial audits.
  • Track bank deposits and payments.
  • Assist with budget preparation.
  • Review and implement financial policies.
  • Assisting in the preparation and management of budgets.
  • Managing records and receipts.
  • Developing an in-depth knowledge of organizational products and processes.
  • Resolve financial disputes raised by the Business development team.
  • Being a key point of contact for other departments on financial and accounting matters.
  • Supporting the Finance Manager with projects and tasks when required.
  • Develops and maintains financial systems.
  • Plans, directs, and controls accounting and financial operations.
  • Prepare reports and documents covering accounting transactions for management review.
  • Ensures that accurate records are kept by standard practices.
  • Establishes budgets, forecasts future cash flows, provides periodic financial analysis.
  • Monitors budget performance, expenditure control.
  • Manages invoicing procedures to collect money owed by clients/customers.
  • Mediating tax refunds and ensuring transparency in the allocation for valid claims.
  • Following up on outstanding refunds, false claims, and unclaimed refunds.
  • Providing auditors with all records, documents, and files about VAT returns, VAT settlements, and transactional data.
  • Working closely with other departments in the business.
  • Preparing various monthly reports to analyze business financial health, including sales reports, profit and loss statements, general ledger entries, goods received notes, and goods issued notes.

Qualification & Skills

  • Proven work experience as a Finance Officer or similar role. (Preferably in Supply Chain Mgt Firm)
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures.
  • Experience using financial software.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of financial regulations.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills.
  • Sharp time management skills.
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data.
  • BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics.
  • Professional qualification as a CFA/CPA is considered a plus.