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Portfolio Accountant For An International NGO

Closing: Nov 20, 2022

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Published: Oct 31, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Our client, a Global Non-Profit Organisation with a goal of alleviating poverty by mobilizing investment into Sub-Sahara in energy &water or transport infrastructure projects is looking to recruit a Portfolio Accountant. The successful candidate will be part of the corporate & project finance team reporting to the Finance Manager. He/she MUST be a qualified ACCA/ACA or CIMA preferable having trained with a top-tier audit firm.

Qualification:

  • Must have a relevant Bachelors degree.
  • Must have hands-on experience working with a top-tier audit firm.
  • Must be a qualified Accountant i.e. ACA/ ACCA or CIMA.
  • Have strong technical & IFRS knowledge.
  • Experience working within a finance function, preparing & quality-assuring financial statements.
  • Experienced at critically reviewing financial statements.
  • Able to work as part of a virtual & global team.
  • Strong excel, report writing & communication skills.
  • Have an interest in infrastructure & working in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Demonstrate integrity & professionalism.


Responsibilities
Our client, a Global Non-Profit Organisation with a goal of alleviating poverty by mobilizing investment into Sub-Sahara in energy &water or transport infrastructure projects is looking to recruit a Portfolio Accountant. The successful candidate will be part of the corporate & project finance team reporting to the Finance Manager. He/she MUST be a qualified ACCA/ACA or CIMA preferable having trained with a top-tier audit firm.

Qualification:

  • Must have a relevant Bachelors degree.
  • Must have hands-on experience working with a top-tier audit firm.
  • Must be a qualified Accountant i.e. ACA/ ACCA or CIMA.
  • Have strong technical & IFRS knowledge.
  • Experience working within a finance function, preparing & quality-assuring financial statements.
  • Experienced at critically reviewing financial statements.
  • Able to work as part of a virtual & global team.
  • Strong excel, report writing & communication skills.
  • Have an interest in infrastructure & working in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Demonstrate integrity & professionalism.


  • Supporting accounting services for the Organisation SPVs & assets.
  • Be the main point of contact for all financial reporting & accounting issues.
  • Review and challenge the annual financial statements & quarterly management accounts received from the Organisation SPVs or assets.
  • Monitor SPV’s financial control & procedures on an ongoing basis.
  • Support the timely submission of financial statements & tax returns for all SPV’s & assets.
  • Undertake financial due diligence which includes: reviewing historical information of target investee companies; challenging & obtaining support for any inconsistencies and prepare a report of findings on a project by project basis.
  • Develop, assist and review the preparation of SPV finance-related management policies.
  • 1st point of contact for the African business and responsible for liaising with a/c service providers to ensure timely submission of financial reporting.
  • Assist in preparation of group & subsidiary financial statements.
  • Support the modelling of the Organisation three-year business plan including forecast cashflows, profit & loss and balance sheet statements.
  • Support with tax filing/queries when required.


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