Financial controller

A Reputable Company

Job Summary

He/She will work closely to support the firm (Ghana) to oversee a range of Finance responsibilities He/She will be the key point of contact in Ghana for the international Finance team and the local country management team in Ghana

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

A Reputable Company seeks the services of a Financial Controller

 

Job Title: Financial Controller

 

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

 

Job Description

  • Liaising with external local accountants to ensure timely submission and completion of all tax monthly returns, payroll, and statutory filings
  • Liaising with the local bank and performing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Uploading transactions to our finance software
  • Proactively tracking local cash requirements and reporting expenditures
  • Designing and implementing robust processes and controls over sales reconciliation process, activations, and cash collection
  • Assisting with financial close at month end and filling in for other international finance team members when needed
  • Assisting in the financial planning and performance analysis when needed
  • Managing general office duties for the growing Ghana team
  • Providing financial and analytical support to the Country General Manager and management team, including the oversight and reporting on key operational and sales key performance indicators


Qualification and Requirements

  • A minimum of University degree with a related business or finance degree and Qualified Accountant, preferably
  • At least 5-7 years post qualified experience
  • Proven ability to cope in a busy and demanding work environment and consistently meet strict deadlines
  • Experience working in a finance and administration role, multinational corporate experience preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with reviewing and/or preparing VAT, payroll, statutory filings, bank reconciliations, managing auditors, and posting journal entries
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are essential, given that this role requires significant overseas liaison with teams across Africa, the US and the UK
  • A flexible approach and a can-do attitude given that this role will need to support finance activities across the wider group during busy periods
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on capacity
  • Detailed knowledge and experience with local accounting and compliance requirements
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly numerate and organized
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and IT skills

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