Chief Accountant

Publicado el 22/05/2019

Newrest is recruiting a Chief Accountant for its subsidiary in Angola.

Under the supervision of the Financial and Administrative Director, you will be in charge of the following tasks:


  • Overall supervision of General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Banking, Cash Management
  • Develop and maintain internal control, policies, and procedures for the area of responsibilities
  • Validation of Payroll thru justification of various required reports in co-ordination with HR department
  • Finalize the trial balance and prepare financial statements (Balance sheet, P&L and cash flow) with the required detail of explanations
  • Assist in month end financial closing and reporting to Financial and Administrative Director
  • Bank Reconciliations, petty cash reconciliations, intercompany reconciliations
  • Assist in fund flow management and working capital management to Financial and Administrative Director
  • Produce monthly Management Information System reports
  • Handle banking transactions with reference to Import documents, LCs, tender guarantees, performance guarantees, ODs, short term loans and so on under supervision of Financial and Administrative Director
  • Verify the petty cash payments made by cashier on daily basis and do the cash verification
  • Verify supplier invoices with all supporting mechanism and validate for payment
  • Participate in the recruitment and training of Accounts Department employees and monitor them against their job profile/ job descriptions
  • Cost tracking, monitoring and controls
  • Follow up of collection and allocation of payments received from clients against invoices outstanding
  • Record all checks and bank transfer payment
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries on billing with the assistance of Accounts Receivable team
  • Verification of Employment Completion settlements, and Vacation settlements prepared by HR department
  • Maintain a filing system for financial documents
  • Assist internal and external auditors by providing necessary information and documentation and ensure that audits are concluded in timely manner
  • Replace Accounts dept. staff going on vacation (as and when required)


  • An higher diploma in accountancy
  • Experience in a similar position from 3 to 5 years
  • Thorough knowledge of Excel and Sage 100 is mandatory
  • Portuguese and English fluent, French is a plus
  • Dynamic, results oriented

CONTRACT: Permanent contract - Starting date as soon as possible

ROTATION: 90 days on / 21 days off

LOCATION: Position located in Luanda – Angola

SALARY: Depending on experience and profile

With origins in Group Catair in 1996 and founded by its Co-CEO’s Olivier Sadran and Jonathan Stent-Torriani, Newrest is the only major catering company active in all catering and related hospitality segments including airline catering, buy-on-board, duty-free on board, contract catering, remote site and support services, rail catering, airport and motorway retail.

With revenues under management of almost 1.9 Billion Euros in 2017-18 and 32,000 employees world-wide in 49 countries, Newrest is also the first largest ‘independent’ airline caterer world-wide.

Newrest is committed to constant improvement and innovation for its clients, the well-being and progress of its employees and managers, a sustainable and durable development of the company, and total respect of social and environmental values in all of its activities.

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