Senior Account Officer

A Reputable Oil and Gas Firm

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A Reputable Oil and Gas Firm seeks the services of a Senior Account Officer

 

Job Title: Senior Account Officer

 

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

 

Job Summary

  • This position is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. The role holder is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The role holder will supervise and be responsible for managing the Accounting team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, monthly, quarterly and year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities

 

Job Description

Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including:

  • Month and end-year process
  • Accounts payable/receivable
  • Cash receipts
  • General ledger
  • Payroll and utilities
  • Budgeting
  • Cash forecasting
  • Revenue and expenditure variance analysis
  • Capital assets reconciliations
  • Trust account statement reconciliations,
  • Check runs
  • Fixed asset activity
  • Debt activity

Other Duties

  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Coordinate and complete annual audits
  • Provide recommendations
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
  • Meet financial accounting objectives
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications
  • Perform in line with industry best practice and standards

 

Qualification and Requirements

  • ACCA, CIMA, ACA qualified                                                      
  • At least 7 years of experience in a similar role
  • Advanced Data Analysis and Excel Skills

 

Competencies

  • Accounting, Reporting Skills, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Reporting Research Results, SFAS Rules, Confidentiality, Time Management, Data Entry Management, General Math Skills, Advanced computer skills in MS Office, accounting software and databases, ability to manipulate large amounts of data and experience of corporate tax returns

Summary

Company

A Reputable Oil and Gas Firm

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Greater Accra Region

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years

Application Deadline

2 months from now