Opex Accountant

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Digicel Fiji
  • Post Date: April 10, 2022
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Job Overview

This role will report to the Financial Controller (Vanuatu) and will be responsible to maintain proper accountability of all OPEX functions and provide business support to Digicel Vanuatu Ltd. This role will be based in Fiji.

Core Responsibilities

  • Review and approve OPEX PO’s in workplace twice daily. Ensure that no PO’s are approved without budget. Ensure PO Approval Timetable is always followed.
  • Working with FC to improve process controls, cost optimization and initiatives for the market.
  • Preparing the operating expenditure budget for the company. Linking and loading the budget in the respective GL codes into the Management Reporter Software in Great Plains and HFM.
  • Preparing the cash flow actuals for the month providing commentaries for the entire cash flow operating, investing and financial activities including movements in creditors, stock, debtors, provisioning and CAPEX.
  • Preparing the cash flow forecast for the remaining months after actuals are closed, forecasting on net cash flow from Operating, Investing and Financing activities and the closing cash flow.
  • Reviewing the cash payment forecast and advising the group on how the payments will be done during the month. Managing with AP team so that this is followed and payments are done to maintain optimum cash flow.
  • Analyze the Foreign Exchange transactions during the month and prepare FX Analysis on the nature of transactions and the amounts involved.
  • Compiling and passing IFRS 16 entries as per IFRS guidelines.
  • Compile and issue OPEX Tracker to ensure spend are within budget and forecast the Operating Expenditure for the month. Provide commentaries and variance analysis on Opex lines vs. budget & forecast.
  • Review of OPEX lines to ensure expenses are coded to correct GL Codes
  • Provide forecast OPEX for Flash purposes – Monthly
  • OPEX finalization for MID close as per SSC Timelines.
  • Review and approve petty cash request.
  • Review and approve direct debit file for payment of expenditure such as rent, security, site lease etc.
  • Preparation of General Journals for accruals and prepayments.
  • Ensure OPEX is closed for Month End as per SSC Timelines.
  • Review of General Journal and General Ledger Reconciliations prepared by Accounts Payable team.
  • Performing General Ledger Reconciliations with proper supporting documents as per the SSC Timetable.
  • Corresponding with AP & Treasury Team weekly for any identified mispostings, or unbooked invoices/charges so that these are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Completing the Quarterly Audit Workbook as per Group Timetable.
  • Assist in Internal and External Audits, ensuring deliverables are in compliance with internal and external audit timeliness.
  • Ensure proper record filings are maintained for journals, accruals assessments and reconciliations on the shared drive.

Academic Qualifications And/or Experience Required For This Role

  • Degree in Business, Finance and Administration
  • Desirable 2-3 years managerial experience in a similar field

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