Management Accountant at Togo

Manager Accountant
Accra, Ghana
Competitive salary
23 Feb 2021
23 Mar 2021
Experience level
Qualified accountant

BSc/HND (Accounting/Finance) Full /Part qualification ACCA/ICAN/CIMA/CPA or any equivalent professional certification in Ghana (Added Advantage) Application Deadline 2021-03-19 Description
  • Posting of payment vouchers, petty cash vouchers and staff cash advance retirements on the company's' ERP system (SAP)

  • Accurate matching of costs and revenue on monthly basis through servicing of vendors POs and entry of customers invoices on SAP without omission.

  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, biyearly and yearly financial statements along with the relevant supporting schedules and explanatory notes for internal and external use

  • Ensure spending is in line with budget and recommend methods and strategies for cutting cost

  • Analyze the company's financial performance and forecast long-term horizons for management use

  • Ensure that inventories are properly captured on SAP and conduct monthly reconciliation of inventories in the books with physical stock

  • Track financial status by monitoring variances from plan and appraise financial performance by comparing and analyzing plans and forecasts with actual results

  • Prepare daily/weekly/monthly reports by collecting, summarizing and analyzing data and trends as well as investigating variances through:

  • Comply with state and federal tax filing requirements by studying regulations; adhering to requirements; performing monthly VAT filing and maintaining tax records, calculating estimated tax payments, processing tax remittances and tax receipts collection; assembling data for quarterly and annual tax filings.

  • Assist to prepare monthly financial reports for presentation(s) and compile data for monthly performance reviews of the business activities of the company.

  • Co-produce and compile the annual budget and the business plan of the company.

  • Reconcile W.I.P, investments and inter-company receivable accounts on monthly basis

  • Ensure that adequate records are kept for all tax related matters as well as prompt remittance and collection of tax receipts/certificates

  • Monitor all cash advances and ensure that they are timely retired and accurately expensed before management account is finalized on a monthly basis.

  • Generate and post journals and ensure subsequent posting to the general ledger as well as review ledger postings and capitalize fixed assets appropriately on SAP.

  • Ensure that withholding taxes claimable (WHT receipts) are received as at due date(s)

  • Analyze and review financial ratios (including aging and average collection period of receivables for management decision making) in line with standards and financial covenants

  • Response to management financial inquiries by gathering, analyzing, summarizing, and interpreting financial and non-financial data

  • Prepare special reports by studying variances in the actual OPEX compared with the budgeted OPEX

  • Daily and monthly reconciliation of account receivables and account payables to reflect the actual position of the trade receivables and trade payables accounts in real-time

  • Monthly submission of management accounts in the approved format by the 5th of every month