senior accountant

A Reputable Company

Job Summary

Perform duties of a Senior Accountant

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

Job Description

A Reputable Company seeks the services of a Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Job Location: Accra(Osu), Greater Accra

Job Description

  • Supervise the day-to-day work within the accounting function in Accra and manage the finance team
  • Enforce and implement necessary accounting process controls to ensure quality and compliance including proposing updates to the financial policies and procedures
  • Ensure the foundation is compliant with national statutory reporting
  • Manage the finance and accounting systems in the Accra office (potentially including leading an implementation of a new accounting software) 
  • Lead the local audit/s including project audits 
  • Provide support to the accounting function in Addis Ababa on an ad-hoc basis 
  • Prepare and analyse monthly project forecast and yearly financial latest estimate (cumulative current to year end position) and enforce associated budgetary controls
  • Prepare financial project reports to management, donors/partners as required
  • Support creation of financial budgets for fundraising purposes
  • Provide support to Regional Director and Country Managers in the yearly budget process 
  • Work day-to-day closely with the global finance team and respond to any additional assistance 
  • Other duties as assigned by line manager

Qualification and Requirements

  • Minimum of University degree in accounting, finance, business or related field 
  • ICA level III student or Qualified (or equivalent)
  • At least 5+ experience in a similar role  Previous experience of accounting 
  • Previous experience of project controlling is preferred 
  • Confident can-do attitude with a strong sense of purpose 
  • Structured, independent and ability to take on ownership from start to finish of tasks/projects 
  • Mature, balanced personality with ability to maintain a cool head under intense pressure

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