Job Vacancy For Accounts Officer

Brief Company Profile

AEL Mining Services is a leading developer, producer and supplier of commercial explosives, initiating systems and blasting services for mining, quarrying and construction markets in Africa and beyond. AEL Mining Services is a Division of AECI Ghana Limited, and a subsidiary of AECI Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

The principal accountabilities of the successful applicant will include:

•   To ensure withholding taxes are accurately applied on supplier invoices as per GRA requirement in SAP B1
•   To ensure accurate capture of VAT input in SAP B1 and ensure all VAT Inputs are properly supported by original VAT invoices
•   To undertake accurate and timely submission of statutory returns (e.g. WHT, VAT, etc) to governmental agencies and bodies  to ensure fulfillment of company and legal obligations
•   To assist in ensuring application for refunds of duties paid are done timeously and followed up to ensure receipt of duty refund within the period stipulated by GRA.
•   To manage and reconcile accounts of suppliers and report on creditors age analysis so as to conform to approved requirements
•   To assist in the preparation and monitoring of balance sheet reconciliations on regular basis to ensure compliance with company and legal requirements
•   To assist in external and internal audit processes to meet statutory and group requirements
•   To assist in establishing and monitoring the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures to ensure compliance with company and legal requirements
•   To assist in ensuring accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close in line with company requirements
•   To fully relieve the payable clerk(s) and accountant(s) as and when necessary to ensure continuous business operations.
•   To assist the Financial Manager in preparing and maintaining appropriate management reports as required to facilitate decision making processes by AEL finance team and management

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum of a Diploma or equivalent qualification in Finance, Accounting or relevant
•   Minimum of 4 years of proven experience in taxation, finance or accounting.
•   Professional accounting certification (at least at stage/level 2 of the ACCA/ ICA qualification process)
•   Good working knowledge of acceptable accounting principles, practices, & international  standards
•   Good working knowledge of audit practices and principles
•   Good working knowledge of relevant regulations and applicable laws
•   Knowledge in Accounts reconciliation techniques and ability to communicate effectively with customers to clarify issues
•   Computer literate and proficiency in MS Office especially in advanced Excel,
•   Working knowledge of relevant accounting software necessary to perform job (e.g. SAP B1, Pastel, etc)
•   Good report writing skills
•   Good supervisory skills, good team player, good interpersonal skills
•   Good communication skills (verbal and written) up to all levels within company
•   Maximising performance / drive for results
•   Highly analytical and high attention to detail

Location: Bogoso

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons should apply in writing with a CV to:

The Human Capital Manager,
AEL Mining Services,
P.O. Box 58, Bogoso,

All applications should be sent by attachments electronically to:

[email protected]

The subject line (or heading) of the email must quote “ACCOUNTS OFFICER”

Closing Date: 07 June, 2017