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Job Vacancy For Accountant

Posted on: May 6th, 2022 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{Tetra Tech ARD,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,4 years,05 Jun-2022};

BACKGROUND OF THE PROJECT:

• The purpose of the Ghana Fisheries Recovery Activity (GFRA) is to prevent the collapse of the small pelagic fishery sector in Ghana while improving the supplemental livelihoods, resilience, and food security. This activity seeks to improve supplemental livelihoods and resilience measures for fishing communities, particularly for women and youth; facilitate private sector engagement and market linkages in the fishing sector; strengthen government capacity in policy-making, regulation and enforcement; strengthen improved science and research, including data for policy and management decisions; and empower key stakeholders to effect change

RESPONSIBILITIES AND MAIN TASKS:

• Ensure that the accounting system of the project complies with the requirements, regulations and systems of USAID, Ghana and Tetra Tech ARD.
• Manages the project’s accounting financial system, including support in the preparation of expense projections, cash requirements and requests for funds to the parent company, managing cash flow and keeping track of expenses.
• Supports the supervision of the project office with regard to banking operations, petty cash, advances for travel expenses, cash handling, etc. , ensuring that cash needs are met on time.
• Control cash disbursements (checks) and monitor/supervise the petty cash of the GFRA office.
• Ensure that time sheets are filed with payment documents to each employee and sent to the parent company each month.
• In charge of all accounting transactions, a.e.: payroll payment, payment to subcontractors and consultants, payment to suppliers, processing of travel advances and settlement of travel expenses,etc.
• Ensure that disbursements/payments are correctly calculated and made in accordance with the internal rules and policies of the GFRA project, Tetra Tech ARD and USAID regulations and systems.
• In charge of recording all payments and transactions in the Quick Books System and closing monthly accounts according to the guidelines and procedures of the parent company and the monthly closing schedule provided.
• Consult with and respond to the Accountant of the Project in headquarters in everything related to local accounting: receipts and invoices supporting expenses, unliquidated travel advances, entries in Quick Books,cash handling of GFRA offices, monthly reports, etc.
• Keep documents/reports/guide/files complete and current.
• Ensure that travel expense reports are prepared by employees within the established period, completed correctly,and that travel expenses are reconciled according to the procedures and policies established by the project and/or Tetra Tech ARD.
• In charge of carrying out the annual physical inventory of the Project, including regional offices.
• Ensure that lease payments are made on time for all project offices.
• Confidentially handle payroll payments, taxes, insurance, and any other payments to the local authorities for taxes and others.
• Ensure that all disbursement vouchers are entered and saved in Egynte and on Salesforce on monthly basis
• Other tasks assigned by the DAF or Chief of Party; and other functions inherent in the post.

PRODUCTS (AMONG OTHERS):

• Monthly reports according to the responsibilities mentioned above.
• Monthly payroll and payment of taxes/contributions to local authorities.
• Preparation and delivery of local accounts on time to headquarters, including entries in Quick Books. (To be reviewed by immediate supervisor)
• Sending requests for funds to the parent company authorized by the Director of Administration and Finance and the Chief of Party (COP).
• Assist with the annual physical inventory to be carried out on the anniversary of the start of the project.

Qualification Required & Experience

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum four years of experience in accounting. Experience working with USAID projects and contractors. Experience at Quick Books.
• Knowledgeable of local tax and withholding laws for domestic employees as well as foreign personnel.
SKILLS: Complete management of Excel and Quick Books. High level of ethics and professional integrity. Responsible and able to fulfill tasks in the stipulated times. demonstrated ability to work harmoniously as a team.

LANGUAGES: Advanced level in English.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Kindly apply through:

[email protected] with a cover letter and current curriculum vitae (CV) in reverse chronological order format.

Closing Date: 05 June, 2022

Job Vacancy For Accountant

Posted on: March 29th, 2022 by Ghana Jobs

{AGL Gas Limited,Accra,Full-Time,GH,HND / Degree,3 years,22 Apr-2022};

A company located near the Westhill Mall, Weija is seeking to recruit for the following position: Accountant

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must have HND, Degree or Professional qualification in Accounting or related discipline
• Minimum of 3 years experience as an Accountant
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite especially advanced MS Excel Skills
• Experience with general ledger functions
• Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All interested applicants should send their application to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 22 April, 2022

Job Vacancy For Branch Accountant

Posted on: March 23rd, 2022 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A ,6 years,11 Apr-2022};

A good non-bank financial institution is in search of recruiting a certainly certified character for the placement of Branch Accountant- Cameroon Branch Office to ensure right accounting practices to sell the achievement of the strategic objective of the branch office.

JOB TITLE: BRANCH ACCOUNTANT
REPORTS TO: HEAD OF FINANCE – HEAD OFFICE
GRADE: ASSISTANT MANAGER

JOB PURPOSE:

• To provide sound accounting and financial services based on international principles to support the office to achieve its strategic objectives.

Obligations and Responsibilities

Accounting

• Ensure that proper and dependable books of accounts are kept.
• Ensure that prompt and accurate entries are made for all financial and technical transactions in the accounting (Sage/Sun) and technical (ICS) software.
• Maintain accurate and reliable economic and technical ledgers
• Ensure that accurate and reliable fixed asset registers and their associated deprecation fees are maintained.
• Set off guidance of correct quarterly trial balance and submission of same to the head office for evaluation.
• Ensure prompt preparation of all periodic reports for Head office evaluation.
• Ensure prompt payment of approved expenses which must be in accordance with the approved budget.
• Ensure payment vouchers, journal vouchers, receipts, and any other supporting documents that and necessary for carrying out financial and technical transactions are property raised and filed.

Statutory and Regulatory Compliance

• Ensure that all relevant taxes, statutory and regulatory payments are promptly filed and paid to the appropriate authorities to avoid penalty.
• Liaise with Tax and Legal consultants to ensure compliance with new and existing laws to avoid penalties.
• Liaise with the Internal Audit Department to ensure prompt conduct of the audit of the company.
• Liaise with external auditors to ensure prompt audit of the company financial statement
• Any other duty that may be relevant to statutory and regulatory compliance.

Payroll

• Ensure prompt and accurate processing of monthly payroll for Head office to review.
• Ensure all tax deductions, pensions, and other relevant deductions are promptly paid to the appropriate authorities to avoid penalties.
• Ensure reliable register of staff loans and proper reconciliation between accounting and payroll software
• Ensure that all payroll entries are made in the accounting software and all reconciliations are kept for the records.
• Ensure prompt generations of monthly payslips/advice for staff.
• Any other duty that may be relevant to the performance of the payroll function.

Banking and Treasury

• Ensure prompt banking of all remittances
• Ensure prompt and accurate entries are made for all remittances in the appropriate software
• Ensure all ledgers or accounts related to the banking are kept
• Ensure reliable bank reconciliation statements are prepared and submitted to Head Office for review.
• Ensure all outstanding items on the bank reconciliations statement are promptly resolved
• Ensure the company maintain a reliable daily cash balance to avoid overdrawn and excess balance
• Ensure the company invest all excess funds promptly to meet its budget
• Maintain a reliable register of all investments and ensure rollover dates are promptly brought to the attention of the Head Office.
• Maintain a petty cash system that complies with the company’s policy 1) Any other duty that may be relevant to performing the role of banking and treasury function

Key Managerial Competences:

• Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills 2. Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work as a team member with shared goals 4. Ability to motivate others to achieve results.
• A good understanding of managing performance and performance management systems.

Technical Competencies:

Ability to:

• Prepare a budget.
• Prepare management accounts and other accounting and financial reports.
• Good knowledge of Sage/Sun Accounting Software and SICS NT Software.
• Ability to prepare accurate and reliable bank reconciliation reports.
• Good knowledge of Statutory accounting requirements.
• Excellent computer skills.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must be a qualified Accountant (ICAG, or ACCA) and possess a relevant first degree.
• Must have a minimum of six (6) years’ work experience in an accounting role. (Three (3) years as Senior Officer and three (3) years as Officer).
• Must have a working knowledge of the French language.

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

Interested employees should please send their application letters and CVs to:

GHres[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 April, 2022

Job Vacancy For Account Officers

Posted on: December 22nd, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time,GH,BBA/ BSc, 1 years,28 Dec-2021};

A reputable pharmaceutical company requires the services of – Account Officers for Accra

Qualification Required & Experience

• BBA/ BSc Accounting
• Minimum of 1-year working experience
• A high sense of responsibility and commitment to duty
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Ability to work to deadlines under pressure
• Meticulous attention to details

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons should send their application letter, CV and copy of certificates to: –

[email protected] with the job title as the subject

Closing Date: 28 December, 2021

Job Vacancy For Branch Accountant

Posted on: December 22nd, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree, 2 years,28 Dec-2021};

A reputable pharmaceutical company requires the services of – Branch Accountant for Accra

Qualification Required & Experience

• Masters in Accounting, Partly completed Chartered Accounting
• Minimum of 2-3 years working experience
• A high sense of responsibility and commitment to duty
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Ability to work to deadlines under pressure
• Meticulous attention to details

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons should send their application letter, CV and copy of certificates to:

[email protected] with the job title as the subject

Closing Date: 28 December, 2021

Job Vacancy For Accounts Clerk

Posted on: October 14th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Delegation of the European Union,Accra,Full-Time,GH,HND / Degree,4 years,25 Oct-2021};

The Delegation of the European Union to Ghana is looking for an Accounts Clerk

Job Title: Accounts Clerk
Job location: Delegation of the European Union to Ghana
Area of Activity: Administration
Category and Career: III

We are

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. The EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy. The EU Delegation to Ghana’s mission is “Building a strong partnership with Ghana to promote Peace and Prosperity for People and Protecting the Planet”.

We offer

We offer a post of Accounts Clerk in the Administration Section. Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. The jobholder will provide financial and administrative assistance and analyze financial information for monthly financial reports. He/she will assist in the management of the Imprest Account and other related tasks such as data entry and reconciliation of cash payments. He/she will replace the Accountant during absences. The place of employment is Delegation of the European Union to Ghana -The Round House – 81, Cantonments Road, P. O. Box 9505 KIA, Accra, Ghana.

We offer a competitive position in an international and multicultural environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

We look for

We are looking for an accurate, organised and detailed oriented candidate with good planning skills. A self-starter, active learner, responsible and responsive who can work with short deadlines. Requirements of the post are as follow:

JOB CONTENT

Overall Purpose:

• To provide financial and administrative assistance to the administrative section under the direct supervision of the Head of Administration and in close collaboration with the Accountant (Administrative Assistant)
• To analyse financial information and assist in preparing the monthly financial report for the Imprest Account
• To carry out general office work of secretarial nature as directed

Functions and duties:

Financial Initiating Agent in Accounting System (ABAC)

• Encoding of invoices, preparation of Payment Requests and Payment Orders, screening of supporting documents, verifying the third parties data.
• Registration of third parties and their bank details (Legal Entity Form and Bank file). Follow-up with Headquarters
• Processing of missions and plane ticket payments
• Processing of medical bills from various hospitals
• Processing of Rent Advance payment for expatriate staff
• Processing reimbursement of representation cost
• Reimbursements of expenses related to the Residence
• Register separately the recoverable VAT under the appropriate suspense accounts
• Link good receipts to invoice when asset is acquired

Petty Cash

• Management of the Petty Cash (GHS) according to the EEAS rules
• Voucher entry and reconciliation of cash payments in excel Journal
• Reimbursements of small expenses

Budget Management System for Delegations (BUDGDEL)

• Budget monitoring to ensure funds are always available when needed
• Create budget requests for specific expenses and commit same in ABAC
• Select and link posting criteria to the appropriate commitment in ABAC

Execution of Payment on Local Bank

• Verification of the authorizations to pay from Headquarters (LOCPAY)
• Encoding payments for suppliers or third parties on the online banking payment platform.
• Prepare bank transfers and issue cheques when necessary

Filing

• Regular labelling and filing of payments and other documents

Others Tasks

• Assist with the justifying documents for Ex-post-control transactions
• Issue VRPOs – VAT Relief Purchase Order for all tax invoices and keep a separate record in excel for the GRA
• Process TIN number registration and handle VAT refund for expatriate staff
• Follow-up on suppliers for the submission of bills
• Act as backup for the Accountant (Administrative Assistant) during absences
• Any additional requests from the Head of Administration or the Head of Delegation

Qualification Required & Experience

• Min HND Accountancy (Higher National Diploma) or similar
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a similar field.

Professional experience

• Minimum 4 years professional experience in performing the above mentioned tasks

Knowledge of languages

• Fluent in English both oral and written(C2 Level)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates should send their application and supporting documents by email to

[email protected] (link sends e-mail) indicating as the subject:

Application LA: Accounts Clerk – [Family Name and first name]“.

The package should include a cover letter, a detailed CV and one reference. Only short listed candidates will be invited for a written test and an interview. Recruitment of the successful candidate will be subject to medical fitness.

Closing Date: 25 October, 2021

Job Vacancy For Accountant

Posted on: October 4th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Chemonics International,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,4 years,15 Oct-2021};

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Accountant

PROJECT: Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (USAID GHSC-PSM) Ghana

The USAID GHSC-PSM Project is the primary vehicle through which USAID provides supply chain technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service to 1) procure and provide health commodities, 2) improve Ghana’s management of the supply chain, and 3) collaborate with key stakeholders to support global health initiatives.

The Accountant will report directly to the Chemonics Senior Finance Manager and is responsible for project accounting and ensuring strict compliance to Chemonics policies and USAID and Global Fund regulations.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

The Accountant is responsible for the following principal duties and responsibilities:

• Assist Senior Finance Manager and Finance Team in all aspects of project accounting and financial management, particularly strict adherence to Chemonics policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulations, and Ghanaian law.
• Manage the accounting cycle, including the processing of accounting transactions in accordance to the general principles of accounting and Chemonics policies and procedures and preparing appropriate documentation of journal entries, payment requests, and general ledger reconciliations.
• Ensure that incurred costs are allowable, allocable, and reasonable in accordance with USAID cost principles and Chemonics policies and procedures.
• Prepare and process timely financial reporting using ABACUS system, including monthly accrual/projection spreadsheets, and ensure timely submission for review. Prepare and/or review ad hoc analysis and reporting as needed.
• Prepare monthly wire transfer requests for submission to the HO.
• Prepare submission of all tax withholdings (payroll income tax, deduction at source) to relevant parties.
• Prepare payroll and ensure allocation of payroll costs to appropriate general ledger accounts.
• Work closely with internal and external auditors during field program audits
• Support Senior Finance Manager and Finance Team as a liaison to other administrative and technical components to manage project financial budgeting and expenditure progress.
• Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Qualification Required & Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the required knowledge, skills, and/or abilities needed to perform the principal duties.

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required.
• Minimum of four (4) years of experience; USAID experience preferred
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
• Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
• Fluency in English required

Level of Effort and Location

The location of assignment is Accra, Ghana with intermittent travel throughout the country.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 15 October, 2021

Job Vacancy For Storekeeper / Accounts Clerk

Posted on: September 20th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Dayspring Montessori International School,Accra,Full-Time,GH,HND,2 years,24 Sep-2021};

Dayspring Montessori International School is seeking to recruit the following positions: Storekeeper / Accounts Clerk

Qualification Required & Experience

• HND in Purchasing and Supply or related field
• 2 years working experience with computer literacy in required for all

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons should hand-deliver application letters, CVs and copies of relevant certificates to:

The Principal
Dayspring Montessori International School,
Dansoman – Accra

Or email application letters and CVs to:

[email protected]

Location: Second street (Amandan Street) behind the Dansoman Community market.

Tel: 0302-317573 / 0302-327615 / 0208-891810

Closing Date: 24 September, 2021

Job Vacancy For Accountant / Operations Manager

Posted on: September 20th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{JITA Credit Partners Microfinance Ltd (JITA),Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,5 years,19 Oct-2021};

JITA Credit Partners Microfinance Ltd (JITA) is seeking to recruit a Accountant / Operations Manager

Job Summary

• To provide the required operational support for the efficient and effective management of the company

Key Responsibilities

• Take appropriate steps to manage and align Operational Risk with overall corporate strategy
• Supervise operations at the Banking Hall, including supervising all operational staff.
• Prepare reconciliation reports for all the main operational accounts of the company
• Prepare all regulatory reports/returns of the company to all relevant regulatory bodies
• Prepare all management accounts of the company within such time intervals as management may demand
• Prepare daily schedule of general ledger accounts and reconcile same daily
• Perform any such role as may be assigned by the Manager to aid smooth running of the company

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of a First Degree in Accounting, Finance, Banking and related fields awarded by any accredited University
• A part professional qualification of any of the following professional bodies (ICA (GH)CIMA
• A part professional qualification of any of the following professional bodies (ICA (GH) CIMA – UK, ACCA – UK, CIB – CIB – (GH)
• A master degree in Accounting, Finance, Banking and related fields may give an added advantage
• At least 5 years post first degree work experience in a similar or related role is required
• Must possess demonstrable skills in communication
• Must be a proven team player

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified and interested individuals should forward their CV and covering letters addressed to the Manager:

JITA Credit Partners Microfinance Ltd (JITA)
P.O.Box NB 405 NBT,
Accra

Or email to:

[email protected]

Call us on:

0505-402519

Closing Date: 19 October, 2021

Job Vacancy For Accounts Assistant

Posted on: September 7th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,HND,2 years,14 Sep-2021};

Responsibilities

• To manage day to day operations of the accounts department
• To manage accounts payable (bill payments, salaries, petty cash etc.) and receivable through cash / cheque / voucher in a timely manner
• To establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
• To maintain and reconcile cash / financial accounts
• To maintain spreadsheets for monitoring and analyzing accounting data and prepare financial reports
• To prepare table of accounts, assign entries to proper accounts to ensure proper accounting methods, principles and policies are being followed
• To enforce credit control
• To complete and coordinate annual audits and provide recommendations for improving procedures and systems for initiating corrective actions
• To allocate cash to different departments / divisions and ensure that the direct staff complies with it

Qualification Required & Experience

• HND or professional certificate
• Minimum Experience Required: 2-3 Years
• Excellent organization and administrative skills with attention to detail
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of the accounting principles, practices, standards and laws & regulations

Location: Adabraka, Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All C.V.s should be sent via:

[email protected] indicating the position as the subject of the e – mail

Closing Date: 05 September, 2021