GNPC-Technip Engineering Services Ltd seeks the services of a Senior Accountant

 

Job Title: Senior Accountant

 

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

 

Job Description

  • Manages accounting and financial operations for the legal entity
  • In charge of accounting, Month End reporting and Financial close
  • Preparation of Journal entries, trial balance and expenses review, and reporting monthly financial packages
  • Proactively ensures Corporate financial policy adherence
  • Responsible for ensuring accuracy and quality of financials, including balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepares or reviews monthly, quarterly, and annual internal and external reporting, including country-level, regional and Corporate reporting requirements
  • Drives process improvements in the month end process and internal controls, and implements changes where needed to drive efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Ensures compliance and timely filing of various statutory returns including VAT, withholding tax, Corporate Income Tax, local content reporting etc
  • Provides audit support as required for both internal and external auditors
  • Includes petty cash review and resupply, bank account management
  • Coordinate/prepare payroll and related compliance and returns
  • Coordination of A/R and A/P with GBS (Global Business Services)
  • Review, coordination and validation of project financial results/revenue recognition
  • Contribute to budgeting and forecasting where needed
  • Maintains and develops constructive business relationships with stakeholders locally and internationally

 

Qualification and Requirements

  • Preferred: Qualified accountant, background in public accounting and/or internal and external audit experience
  • Seasoned Finance professional - At least eight years of related experience, including at least five years of international professional accounting experience
  • Experience from Multinational Corporation preferred, with strong English language skills
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS accounting standards
  • Working knowledge of SAP and financial consolidation tools
  • Advanced proficiency in applicable software applications, including advanced program functions in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines, expectations of completeness and accuracy, and balance multiple priorities
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong ability to influence cross-functionally at all levels
  • Personal characteristics – responsible, reliable, willing to give extra effort, proactive, dedicated and strong communication skills