chief accountant - Luanda, Angola - Michael Page

    Michael Page
    Michael Page Luanda, Angola

    há 2 meses

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    About our client: Our client is a major player in the FMCG industry, with a significant presence in Africa and Europe. They are involved in manufacturing and distributing consumer goods in Angola. They are currently looking for a Chief Accountant to join their expanding team in Luanda.

    Job Description:

    • Deal with local Angolan banks regularly
    • Demonstrate strong knowledge of Angolan tax laws and export regulations
    • Ensure accurate and comprehensive bookkeeping, covering general accounting, payables & receivables, fixed assets, and cost accounting
    • Lead and motivate a team of accounting professionals
    • Collaborate with the Finance Director and leadership teams to implement financial strategies that reduce manufacturing costs
    • Prepare monthly financial reports, including budget forecasts, and present them to the executive team
    • Ensure compliance with current accounting and tax standards in Angola

    Profile Requirements:

    • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Chief Accountant in the FMCG or food manufacturing sector, preferably in Angola
    • Thorough understanding of commercial, import, and business tax laws and regulations in Angola
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting & Finance preferred
    • Fluency in English & Portuguese required
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel preferred
    • Willingness to relocate to Luanda, Angola

    Additional Information: Expat package + accommodation and benefits