Job Vacancy For Accountant



Africa World Airlines Limited (AWA) is a new Ghanaian registered private-sector company formed with the sole vision of making air travel an option for majority of travelers within the markets in which we operate.

Function: Administrative
Department: Finance
Location: Accra Ghana
Job type: Permanent

Organization Overview/ Reporting Line

Direct Supervisor: Chief Finance Officer
Indirect (Functional Supervisor): Chief Executive Officer

Job purpose

• Manage & supervise the functional and administrative duties and responsibilities of the Finance and accounts department.
• Function as an advisor / consultant and keep accurate business transactions in ledgers and ensure the team records them on Financial statements monthly, quarterly and yearly.
• Lead and grow the team while controlling cost and improving productivity.

Key Tasks

• Manage and supervise the functional & administrative duties & responsibilities of the
• Finance and accounts department
• Ensure compliance with accounting policies & procedures
• Ensure on time preparation and reporting of
• periodic & year-end Financial Statements as per IFRS
• Prepare budgets in close liaison with unit managers and other heads of departments
• Review and control approved budgets
• Control asset, cash, accounts receivable management.

Job Dimensions

Staff Supervised: Yes
Direct Report : Revenue Account Manager
Indirect Reports: Finance Department Staff
Communication & Working Relationships: All Staff

Qualification Required & Experience

• At least a university graduate in accounting & Finance business discipline
• MBA Finance / M-COM will be an advantage
• Recognized travel qualification- IATA /UFTAA is an advantage
• CRS - Computer Reservations Systems (Radixx) is an advantage
• Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in a reputable IATA travel agency / legacy airline/ travel management company at a managerial level
• Proficient in Microsoft office (word, excel, outlook etc.)
• Fair knowledge of world geography
• Knowledge of Airlines’ codes and IATA city/ airport codes
• Experience in BSP and CRS refund
• Experience in SAP Accounting System is an advantage

Competencies (Knowledge/Skills / Abilities)

• Good knowledge in the travel industry’s Finance & accounts procedures
• Good customer service skills
• Problem solving skills
• Team spirit, planning, organizing, communication, forecasting, budgeting,implementation, controlling, analytical,supplier relationship, delegation, reporting, computer savvy, legal formalities, supplier negotiation
• Travel agency front, mid & back office systems
• Understanding of IT tools and processes
• English Fluent (Written and oral), Chinese is an advantage
• Required to be Flexible concerning working hours
• as role may require work outside normal business hours
• Analysis and problem solving
• Decision making
• Values, trust and integrity
• Interpersonal skills
• Team effectiveness
• Business knowledge

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Application and CV to be emailed to:

[email protected]

Applicants From Ghana & West African Sub-region

Closing Date: 31 December, 2018