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Senior Financial Reporting Accountant at JCM Matswani Solar Corp Limited

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
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JCM Matswani Solar Corp Limited

SENIOR FINANCIAL REPORTING ACCOUNTANT – FIXED TERM
Deadline for Applications: 25th January 2022
Job Reference no: 2023_MWI_01
JCM Power is seeking a Senior Accountant on a fixed-term 12-month contract based in Lilongwe, to support the financial and accounting functions pertaining to two operating solar PV projects.
JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Assist in establishing, implementing and documenting internal controls for ERP system
  • Assist with treasury and other cash flow enhancement processes.
  • Assist with developing project memoranda for accounting policies.
  • Assist with transition for financial report drafting into QuickBooks (and any other identified package) as well as liaising with Caseware service provider.
  • Assist with reports integration for disaggregated reports (including but not limited to ERP system, weekly management updates, monthly plant reports, quarterly EXCO and Management Reports, and FY Financial Statements.
  • Assist in the accounting and audit process for project companies and holding companies
  • Support the annual report preparation for shareholders
  • Preparing journal entries, intercompany and other financial reconciliations as well as supporting preparation of financial statements, reporting packages and audit schedules
  • Produce monthly reports and schedules, i.e. fixed assets schedule, accrued liabilities, leases, prepaid expenses schedule etc.
  • Assist with month end closing, full cycle accounting, recording general journals
  • Filing of government taxes, preparation of periodic returns and annual returns i.e. VAT, WHT, etc.
  • Monthly tracking of project costs vs budgets and updating project models with actuals on a monthly basis
  • Liaison with project coordinators/project managers for inputs and overall project status
  • Assist with transfer pricing policy compliance (including Exchange Control and Transfer Pricing reporting)
  • Assist with new and ad hoc system implementation, process improvement initiatives and execution

To be deemed a high performing member of our team in this role, you would:

  • Be a passionate CPA (or equivalent) staying on top of new standards.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment handling both financial reporting and budgeting/forecasting.
  • Act as a model of JCM values and be an example to junior teammates.
  • Work within a high performing, professional team
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE
  • 5-10 years’ accounting experience in a senior capacity with practical experience mentoring others.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS including latest standards. Experience with global consolidation is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, or equivalent field/experience, required.
  • Practical experience operating in a fast-paced global environment; energy or related industry, preferred.
  • Operates to the highest standard of ethics, transparency, and is a trusted professional.
  • Comfort building relationships with external auditors, government, banks, and other public/private agencies.
  • Technical and analytic aptitude with and understanding of integrated ERP / MRP and accounting systems.
  • Knowledge in SAP, QuickBooks, Caseware and/or similar ERP and strong capability in Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of successful information systems implementation (with quick turnarounds).
  • Proven ability to deliver on commitments with high quality results in a timely manner.

The behaviours and personal traits which JCM Power values in our employees are:

Vision – Sees possibilities for a potential future state and paves a path of achievement
Self-starter – Sees opportunities and takes initiative
Efficiency – Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
High Standards – Maintains high quality output as an individual and as a collective
Enthusiasm – Exhibits passion and excitement over work. Has a can-do attitude
Honest and Accountable – Speaks plainly and truthfully and takes accountability for
performance.
Method Of Application
Submit your application by email to info-mw@jcmpower.ca before the deadline (listed on the first page). Include the job reference number in the subject line of your email.
All applications must include a covering letter and a CV not longer than two pages.
JCM Power promotes equal opportunity to employment and female applicants are encouraged to apply.
JCM Matswani Solar Corp Limited
Lark Complex,
Area 43/2/90
Lilongwe,
Malawi

To apply for this job email your details to info-mw@jcmpower.ca