Management Accountant

Dizengoff Ghana Ltd.
Accra, Ghana
Competitive salary
27 Dec 2021
26 Jan 2022
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Summary

The main objective of this role is to provide management information and financial support to the Director of Finance and to control the company's financial activities and ensure that financial checks and balances are in place. Also responsible for the general inventory control, divisional/branch accounts and project accounting, receivables and accounting systems.
  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

  • Job Description/Requirements

  • Provide meaningful and timely management information to the Management team to assist in the decision-making process within the business.
  • Prepare analysis of sales and margin variances to budget, prior month's actual and forecasts, explain variances and circulate on a regular basis, divisional performance reports including relevant non-financial measures where appropriate.
  • Review and manage project work in progress accounts and undertake weekly reconciliation
  • Prepare project accounts and report on cost and out turns and report weekly
  • Conduct general and periodic inventory count and reconciliation
  • Process all differences of inventory differences in a timely manner
  • Prepare to cost of imported products in a timely manner
  • Reconcile upcountry branch accounts and cash sale account
  • Conduct upcountry branch audit on a quarterly basis and report on control issues and improvements
  • Review stock cards and bin cards in all warehouses weekly and report on stock level
  • Undertake Balance sheet account reconciliation
  • Manage inter-company accounts
  • Support Account receivable management and take part in collection meetings to ensure effective recovery
  • Liaise with warehouse managers to ensure proper control on inventory by conducting snap checks
  • Prepare weekly margin reports, investigate and advise on variances
  • Prepare divisional financial performance reports
  • Review mobile sales and up-country accounts and recommend cost savings and improvement
  • Reconcile receivables accounts and hold weekly collection meetings with the credit control team
  • Prepare daily IC and LA inventory reconciliations and advise on differences
  • Prepare cash flow projections
  • Prepare debtors ageing reports and recommend collection actions.
  • Conduct credit risk assessment
  • Any other duties that may be assigned

  • Qualifications and Requirements:
  • BSc Accounting, finance, or similar.
  • ACCA II minimum, CA, CMA, qualified.
  • A minimum of five years; experience as a management accountant in a related business.
  • Proficiency in business management and accounting software, such as EPICOR or ERP.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting standards and financial regulations.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical aptitude.
  • Ability to think on feet quickly and resolve issues
  • Must possess in-depth knowledge of Microsoft excel (Advanced level), very necessary
  • Knowledge in IT
  • Demonstrated proven experience in management accounting and inventory control
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Superb leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication abilities.