Job Summary

Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Job Title: Accountant  


Location: Kantamanto - Accra


Job Description

 Financial Reporting

  • Ensure accuracy, relevance, integrity and timeliness of financial and management information for the purposes of regular reporting of financial and management results to management
  • Maintain and produce Management Information System (MIS) which include – Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Statement of Cash flow and variance analysis (with commentary)
  • Contribute to the overall financial management information systems (not just reporting requirements) including the planning, budgeting, project approval and execution of the new systems.
  • Ensure that statutory accounts are drawn up in accordance with IFRS local and in a timely manner 
  • Maintain and implement financial control policies and Departmental Operating Instructions (DOIs) so as to enhance the control environment in the company.  
  • Ensure that the accounting systems are subject to controls which ensure completeness and accuracy of the information they contain.
  • Implement controls within the Departments to meet all regulatory and internal requirements. 
  • Ensure proper functioning of day-to-day controls, periodic monitoring activities and timely resolution of risk issues. 

General Ledger Administration

  • Review monthly bank reconciliations for all bank accounts.
  • Verify all reconciling items and post appropriate entries to correct them and prepare monthly reports for management and other information use.
  • Approve petty cash payments to ensure that petty cash is being used for items that have been approved within budget.
  • Manage payroll systems for unionized, senior and middle management staff ensuring that accurate and timely payments of salaries, income tax and social security to staff, IRS and VAT respectively

Credit Control

  • Monitor revenue receipts and ensure that lodgements are promptly made to the bank or un-banked collections accurately accounted for to safeguard the company’s financial resources.
  • Monitor incidence of customers ’cheques returned unpaid for prompt recovery to avoid financial loss to the company.
  • Track receipts of both cash payments and transfers from clients and match them against invoices to ascertain outstanding balances from clients (debtors).

Treasury

  • Ensure that the company does meet its maturing obligations.
  • Provide accurate cash flow projection to management.

Regulatory Reporting and Compliance

  •  Ensure compliance with local tax laws and regulations by ensuring the timely payment and filing of income tax, Social Security Fund (SSF) and Provident fund.
  •  Ensure the timely completion of external audit of the company's books by the company's external auditors i.e. Financial Audit, Tax Audit and other assurance services.

 

Qualification and Requirements

  • Degree
  • 3 years and above


SALARY RANGE: 1000

 

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