General Accounting Manager


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AirtelTigo seeks the services of a General Accounting Manager


Job Title: General Accounting Manager


Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra


Job Summary

  • (S)He will report to the Financial Controller and will be responsible for all accounts receivables from a financial accounting perspective. The General Accounting Manager will contribute significantly by ensuring value creation through bad debt reduction and working capital optimization


Job Description

  • Generate and review various GL reports including cash collection reports, aging reports, advances not yet utilized, and employee balance reconciliations and provide explanations for variances
  • Produce accurate and timely reports and schedules to ensure clear visibility into the performance of various receivable streams including Operator accounting 
  • Work closely with the Credit Control function to ensure receivable balances are maintained within acceptable Limits
  • Responsible for the recognition of cost and Revenue for Interconnect and Roaming streams
  • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities
  • Maintain fully reconciled Inter connect & roaming receivable balances
  • Perform sub ledger reconciliations with general ledger and minimize unreconciled balances to zero
  • Champion the implementation of all business controls specific to the enterprise business 
  • Support the working capital management of the business by providing clear timely reports on receivable trends
  • Work closely with the Revenue Assurance and Revenue Reporting team to ensure accurate booking of cost and revenue in respect of interconnect for month-end financial reporting
  • Liaise with Revenue Assurance and Interconnect Partners to ensure proper dispute management
  • Provide early warning signs for finance by generating weekly reports clearly highlighting bad debt exposure


Qualifications and Requirements

  • A University Degree in any field with emphasis on Accounting, Finance or related disciplines. Possession of an MBA/MSc is a plus
  • Accounting qualification such as ICA, ACCA, CIMA etc. is a pre-requisite
  • A minimum of Three (3) to Five (5) years accounting /strong financial reporting experience in a or similar role
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Hands-on and the ability to meet deadlines

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