Financial Accountant needed urgently

Manager Accountant
Tema, GH
Competitive salary
30 Nov 2020
11 Dec 2020
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Qualification and RequirementsA Minimum of 1st degree in Accounting or Finance with over 10 years industry related work experience or a Chartered Accountant (either ICA-Ghana, ACCA) with 6 years working experience in similar role.Key Skills / Competencies•Commercial and business awareness•Excellent communication and presentation skills•An analytical approach to work•High numeracy and sound technical skills•Problem-solving skills and initiative•Negotiation skills and the ability to influence others positively•Strong attention to detail •High sense of purpose and integrity•Ability to work in a high pressure job demand industry•Team player and demonstrable ability to lead a team•Confidentiality•Respect for authority and a positive attitude to work Application Deadline 2020-10-16 Description
The successful candidate shall support in the running of accounting and financial activities of the organisation. He/ she shall also report on costs, productivity, margins and company expenditures. The role reports to the Financial Controller

Role Responsibilities

Collate, prepare and interpret reports, budgets, accounts, commentaries and financial statements
Support Finance Leaders in strategic analysis and assist with strategic planning
Responsible for budget preparation and assist the whole organization budget management process
Manage the preparation of payroll preparation and submit to the Controller for review
Double check the entries made by all accounting staff and ensure the accuracy of the General Ledger and the generation of timely trial balance
Responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management account and ensure the timely submission to banks and heads of finance
Organize all financial information and liaise with both internal and External Auditors in completing Audit
Full responsibilities for preparation of HALF YEAR and FULL YEAR Aging Analysis Report
Ensure Officers complete Monthly Bank Reconciliations on time
Ensure Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Year and full year report reache heads of finance on time
Responsible for the capturing and payment of foreign accounts payables and its related cost of goods sold
Review and check the ACCOUNTS PAYABLE (Local transactions) and Receivables
Ensure Officers complete Monthly Bank Reconciliations on time
Ensure that QUARTERLY CIT and Monthly WHT deductions are paid on time and accordingly
Review the fixed asset register, prepare journal and post into the Tally ERP system for Financial Controller approval