Job Vacancy For Accountant

Applications are invited from suitable qualified persons for the following position as Accountant in the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT)

Job Description

• Reviews, prepares and posts journal entries
• Reconciles sub-ledger to generate ledger account balances
• Plays a key role in the monthly, quarterly and annual financial closing processes
• Assist with budget preparation and monthly actual vs budget variance analysis
• Assist with assessment of internal controls, including risk assessments and review of risk areas
• Prepares and reviews task returns for various tax agencies
• Maintains and reconciled fixed asset schedules
• Provide assistance to internal and external audit functions including preparation of audit schedule

Qualification Required & Experience

The applicant:

• Must possess a first degree in accounting, or finance, or ICA II, or ACCA II, or CIMA II
• A masters degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field will be an added advantage
• Must have work experience as an accountant do not less than ten(10) years, three (3) years of which should be at management level
• Applicant from the Ghana Education Service must not be below deputy chief accountant
• A working knowledge in basic computer application in word excel, PowerPoint and a software in accounting will be an added advantage

Person Specification

• Management and Leadership skills
• Pleasant interpersonal skills
• Strong advocacy and communication skills
• Good character

Level Of Responsibility

• Responsible to the General Secretary through the Deputy General Secretary in charge of Finance


• As determined by the National Executive


• Applicants will be asked to provide names and addresses of two (2) persons (one of whom should be the head of institution or immediate supervisor) who can be asked to provide information on their character, academic background and professional competence

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should pick forms from the Regional GNAT secretariats or the office of the General Secretary or download the forms from for completion.

Completed application forms (4 copies), together with Curriculum Vitae, four(4) recent passport size photographs, photocopies of relevant certificates, current payslip and recent statement from SSNIT should be forwarded to:

The General Secretary
Ghana National Association of Teachers
National Secretariat
P.O.Box 209

Closing Date: 31 January, 2020

NOTE: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted