xyCareers Ghana

Accountant

Accra, Ghana
negotiable Expires in 3 weeks

JOB DETAIL

A new company is looking to recruit an Accountant.

Duties:

  • Liaise with other staff and management to ensure business continuity and intelligence. Establish and maintain a strong controls environment.
  • Liaise with local advisers, bankers and statutory authorities to ensure that company complies with all relevant  regulations (including VAT, PAYE and Corporation income tax)
  • Driving automation and cost efficiency in all areas.
  • Accurate recording and reporting of financial results
  • Use system tools to provide relevant and timely commercial information to the business. Use this information to provide early warning of any potential issues and advise on recommended actions
  • Assess accounting issues relating to new products and services (including revenue recognition) and ensure that policies and systems are designed accordingly
  • Manage Partner bank relationships for optimal value.
  • Lead and ensure a clean 3-way reconciliation at all times across all accounts
  • Develop tools to monitor and ensure timely settlement/ payment of all products delivered to customers
  • Monitor and ensure all prepaid accounts are ready for operational activity – monitor the accounts and top-up accordingly.
  • Liaising with warehouse representative to reconcile operational transactions in the warehouse
  • Handle the day-to-day management/development of all other support staff
  • Preparation of Financial report
  • Payroll management

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting and or Banking and Finance with 5 years’ experience is required.
  • Must be able to use basic accounting software (Quick books, SAP, Tally)
  • Qualified accountant with strong academic background
  • Conversant with topical and relevant technical accounting issues
  • Good communicator in English, both written and oral, with the ability to influence peers and more senior management
  • Strong knowledge of local business regulations (tax, statutory returns etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and good self-organizer
  • Team management skills and history of having coached team members to achieve the organizational aims
  • Confident with IT systems and working with data in an efficient way
  • Understanding of mobile payments or other Fin-tech products is desirable
  • Salary commensurate with level of experience
  • Must be able to drive and possess a valid driving license

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