FINANCE & OPERATIONS MANAGER
§ Lead the development of the Network’s finance policies, related procedures and setting up of appropriate GCNK’s accounting systems.
§ Provide accounts receivables support including invoicing for participant annual fees and events-related fees, assisting with follow-up of outstanding accounts and ensuring that GCNK is set up on external vendor systems when required.
§ Preparation of monthly cashflow projections and quarterly organizational forecasts to shore up the company’s cashflow position, to ensure that there is a balance between investments and availability of cash to fund operational activities.
§ Preparation and presentation of the monthly management accounts and reports, review, and analysis of the same, as well as carrying out the monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
§ Ensuring that all relevant statutory deductions are filed and remitted to the relevant government agencies monthly as well as filing of all tax-related issues (VAT, WHT, WHVAT, Annual corporate income taxes).
§ Take lead in producing the final accounts in readiness for the annual statutory audit report as well as take lead in all project audits and ensure that they not only run smoothly but that the reports are also unqualified.
§ Schedule and facilitate smooth and timely audits for legal and regulatory compliance.
§ Take lead in consolidating the organizational budget and fact-checking the same before review and approval by the Board.
§ Cost management and accounting to ensure that costs are charged to the correct budget lines and within approved limits.
§ Assist with expense management, including end of month reconciliations
§ Carry out monthly and YTD costs and budget variance analysis and provide reasons for any variances
§ Ensure that all donor and project-related funds are used appropriately as per approved grant agreements and all financial donor reports are presented to donors as and when they fall due.
§ Cultivate and maintain a good relationship with relevant finance partners, such as Banks, Global Compact Foundation, and other stakeholders.