A Reputable Banking / Financial Institution seeks the services of an Accountant


Job Title: Accountant


Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra


Job Description

  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information and internal controls
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options and internal auditing
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, reports to regulators and other reports
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations
  • Complies with financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential
  • Prepare and pay all tax obligations, such as GRA, PAYE, etc
  • Keep and maintain assets register for company


Qualification and Requirements

  • A minimum qualification of a degree or equivalent
  • Having completed Ghana Stock Exchange courses is an advantage but not a requirement
  • At least 1-3 years work experience