Posts Tagged ‘Accounting Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Accountant

Posted on: February 9th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{SOS-Hermann Gmeiner International College,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Degree,5 year,19 Feb-2021};

SOS-Hermann Gmeiner International College (SOS-HGIC) seeks an Accountant

SOS-HGIC is a highly academic and very reputable International Senior Secondary Boarding School for the “best and brightest” students from SOS Children’s Villages across Africa together with students from the host nation, Ghana. Its motto is Knowledge in the Service of Africa and its ethos is rooted in providing an excellent pre-university education while nurturing students to use their leadership skills and diverse talents for the benefit of their local communities and for Africa. SOS-HGIC is thus a unique school, comprising the 4-years of pre-university education, and offering two years of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) followed by 2 years of the full IB Diploma Programme (IB DP) – which the school was the first to pioneer in Ghana in 1993.

The College was founded in 1990 by the President of SOS

Kinderdorf International, which has over 500 SOS Children’s Villages worldwide, and primary, secondary and vocational schools all over the world. The College is its flagship pre-university institution and its students have graduated from such first-class institutions in the USA as Harvard, Princeton, Yale, MIT, Vassar and many others. Additionally, in Europe and the United Kingdom, students have graduated from the Universities of Bremen, Jacobs, Oxford, Edinburgh, UCL and Richmond etc, and within Africa, from the University of Cape Town, Wits University, Ashesi, University of Ghana, Legon, the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, among others. We are looking for an experienced and skilled HR Officer who will help with recruitment, talent development, managing procedures and policy development. The College is headed by a Principal and two Vice Principals; the Human Resource Officer will report directly to the Principal. The Job description below outlines the broad spectrum of the role.

Job Description for Accountant

• The Accountant’s role is to support the Financial Controller in establishing the budget planning, budget monitoring, financial reporting and review of internal controls.
• Other responsibilities include oversight of junior staff within the department that need specialist guidance in accounting standards, and industry best practice.
• You will be expected to have advanced knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS), tax and budgeting.
• The goal will be to provide excellent assistance and support to the Financial Controller & Senior Leadership Team.

The Accountant’s roles and responsibilities within the school include but are not limited to:

• Prepare the school’s annual budget, review and update as necessary.
• Monitor income and expenditure in relation to the school’s budget, and produce monthly reports
• Keep all school accounts and prepare income and expenditure reports in accordance with IFRS, financial regulations and shall prepare accounts for submission to the school’s auditors.
• Assist in the preparation for the annual audit, liaising with all parties involved.
• Maintain and oversee all bank accounts including the school’s debit card/s, completing monthly reconciliations and reporting banking errors to Management.
• Ensure that the school’s finance policy is reviewed and updated as necessary and that the school meets all financial requirements.
• Responsible for all elements of cash handling including collections and disbursements, banking and security, fundraising and school trips.
• Responsible for the completion of the school’s payroll, ensuring all forms including timesheets, new starter/leaver/variation forms and annual returns are submitted within required deadlines
• Responsible for the placement of orders ensuring they are processed through the school’s computerized finance accounting package.
• In conjunction with the nominated staff members, scrutinize and attend to the payment of all invoices and statements of account.
• Carry out and keep analyses of costs and other statistical information.
• Ensure that all the necessary financial data required for payroll, the staff Pension and Provident is submitted.
• Ensure that all administrative duties, checks, documentation, reports and returns (internal and external) are completed accurately and submitted within required deadlines.
• Advising on compliance with legislation and guidance.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting, or finance
• Professional accounting qualification preferred e.g. CA, ACCA or CIMA
• Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in accounting/finance
• Preferable experience working with an International school.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Your documents should include:

• A Cover Note
• Resume
• A Motivational Letter (a one-page document describing why you are the perfect candidate for the position).
• All copies of Certificates stated on your Resume
• Names, positions, contact information of three referees (References will not be requested till finalists are determined)

All application documents should be emailed to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 26 February, 2021

Job Vacancy For Head of Finance

Posted on: February 9th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,MBA,10 years,08 Mar-2021};

Job Summary

• This job role is responsible for formulating financial strategies, forecasting models, assessing risk in investments and ensuring that all accounting activities comply with regulations

Responsibilities:

• Direct financial operations of the company, including accounting, financial reporting, as well as overseeing day-to-day financial activities
• Oversee the budgeting processes, budget planning (monthly), yearly and medium-term and forecasting
• Undertake risk management and organize the company’s liabilities adn investments
• Set up and lead a highly efficient finance function (including building, managing, and maintaining a finance team).
• Drive the digitisation of the finance function and continuous improvement and optimization of the finance processes
• Liaise with the auditors during the year and manage the company audit at year end
• Process monthly payroll journals and conciling salary, PAYE & SSNIT control accounts and reconciling figures with GRA records
• Produce and review cash flow forecast and manage cash flow constraints
• Review weekly supplier and subcontractor payments and authorize payments
• Ensure that balance sheet accounts are fully, reviewed and reconciled before month end closure.
• Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
• Develop performance measures and monitoring systems that support the company’s strategic direction

Qualification Required & Experience

• Fully qualified in a recognised accounting field (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) and has operated in a senior accounting role
• An MBA (Accounting of Finance option) from a recognised university
• Must have at least 10 to 15 years post qualification work experience, with at least 8 years in finance management.
• Relevant experience in the Real Estate or Construction company
• Must have a general working knowledge of Ghanaian regulatory and industry laws

Other Requirements

• Outstanding leadership and management skills
• Excellent knowledge in financial systems
• Proven experience as a Director of Finance
• Experience in leading budgeting and forecasting
• Experience in developing financial and tax strategies
• Proficient in the use of MS Office and other financial management software
• An analytical mind with a strategic ability
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidate should send their CVs to:

[email protected]

Or call us on:

0576-788893

Closing Date: 08 March, 2021

Job Vacancy For Accounts Officer

Posted on: February 4th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,3 years,03 Mar-2021};

A private hospital is looking to hire an Accounts Officer to join its team.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Contribute financial data to business plans, strategic plans and reviews as necessary to ensure they meet accounting operational standards.
• Preparing weekly cash flow statements, and controlling expenditure and cash flow.
• Support the Financial Accountant to prepare monthly, quarterly and annual accounting reports and schedules.
• Develop and monitor budget information; track expenditures and variances, and take corrective measures as needed.
• Verify cheques amounts against invoices, and authorize cheques and wire transfers to approve cash disbursements.
• Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.
• Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
• Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
• Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
• Audit transactions to approve ledger entries
• Keep sensitive information confidential, and follow internal measures for financial security
• You will receive and maintain all vendor invoices in Dynamics AX2012 software and ensure timely payment of same.
• Reconciles bank statements by comparing statements with general ledger.
• Disburses petty cash by recording entry and verifying documentation.
• Verify and process employee expense claims and manage the approval and payment process
• Update and maintain vendor database in a timely manner
• Process accounts payables and receivables as needed
• Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable). Enters data into computer system using defined computer
programs (SAP).
• Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
• Orient and train accounting employees; design employee schedules and coach, counsel, mentor and discipline employees

Qualification Required & Experience

• Advanced degree in Accounting plus a professional qualification in Accounting from a recognized professional Accounting body- ACCA, CIMA, ICA
• 3+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience

Functional Skills and Knowledge

• Solid understanding of basic accounting and accounts payable principles
• Proven ability to calculate, post and manage financial records
• Accurate data entry skills
• Ability to build good relationships with vendors and suppliers
• Excellent accounting software user
• Strong understanding of Accounting software
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Send ONLY cv to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 03 March, 2021

Job Vacancy For Project Accountant

Posted on: December 10th, 2020 by Ghana Jobs

{Christian Health Association of Ghana,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Degree, 3 years,17 Dec-2020};

Key Job Responsibilities

• The Project Accountant at Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) will be responsible for monitoring the progress of the grant, investigating variances, analysing expenditure and ensuring timely disbursement of project funds.
• He/she will provide technical assistant to SRs for reviewing budgets as well as timely financial reporting, budgeting, financial management and project forecasting.

Qualification Required & Experience

• A bachelor’s degree in accounting,finance or banking
• CIMA,ACCA or ACA qualified accountant
• Knowledge in detailed project contracting
• Experience in word processing, spreadsheets and accounting software
• Must have excellent communication, writing and organisational Skills
• At least three (3) years of experience in project accounting

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All suitably qualified and interested persons should apply through

[email protected]

or hand-deliver their application letters with a detailed CV,copies of academic credentials with at least two referees to:

The Christian Health Association of Ghana
21 Jubilee Wells Street,
Labone,Accra

All enquiries regarding this advert should be directed to:

0208-440980

Closing Date: 17 December, 2020

 

Job Vacancy For Accountant

Posted on: November 17th, 2020 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,3 years,16 Dec-2020};

20+ years old Accra based company is seeking to recruit an Accountant for immediate employment.

Qualification Required & Experience

• First Degree holder / HND holder
• ICA or ACCA qualification level 2 (or both)
• Driving experience
• 3 years working experience in an accounting related field
• Age 25 to 40
• Experience with accounting softwares
• e.g Tally, Quickbooks, Microsoft Dynamics GP

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

If interested, please send an email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 16 December, 2020

Job Vacancy For Accounts Personnel

Posted on: November 6th, 2020 by Ghana Jobs

{Employment Solutions,Tema,Full-Time,GH,HND / Degree,N/A,30 Nov-2020};

Job Description

• Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department
• Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records
• Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements
• Reconcile accounts in a timely manner
• Daily enter key data of financial transactions in database
• Provide assistance and support to company personnel
• Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
• Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas
• Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws
• Constantly update job knowledge

Qualification Required & Experience

Skills and Qualifications

• Proven accounting experience
• Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
• Competency in MS Office, databases and accounting software
• Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Aptitude for numbers
• Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
• Data entry and word processing skills
• Well organized
• Degree, HND or professional certificate

Location: Tema

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: 30 November, 2020

Job Vacancy For College Finance Officer

Posted on: August 3rd, 2020 by Ghana Jobs

{Jasikan College of Education,Jasikan-Buem,Full-Time, GH,Degree,N/A,10 Aug-2020};

Jasikan College of Education, Jasikan-Buem is a renowned public teacher educational institution in the Oti Region and affiliated to the University of Cape Coast.

The College has vacancy for College Finance Officer

Duties

The College Finance Officer is the Chief Accounting Officer of the College and the Chief Finance Advisor to the Principal. He/She is responsible to the Principal for the financial administration of the College. He/She:

• Has general responsibility for the administration of the financial affairs of the College that will ensure its financial health
• Is responsible for implementation of policies relating to accounting and financial control in the college
• Ensures that financial statements and annual budget of the college are prepared and presented for approval and implementation
• Liaises with appointed external auditors to get the college’s financial statements audited
• Superintends over all accounting officers, treasury management and expenditure in line with the College’s objectives and budgets
• Ensures that information on all college property, assets, stocks, valuables and all funds properly recorded and kept in an assets register
• Collects all legitimate revenue due the college and maintains the accounting functions of other self-accounting and income generating units of the college
• Performs any other functions assigned by the Principal of the college

Qualification Required & Experience

Applicant must:

• Hold a good first degree or comparable qualification plus a professional qualification or a master’s degree in Finance/Accounting from a recognised institution of higher learning would be appropriate
• Be a member of a recognised accountancy professional body
• Have served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a college of Education of comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least 4 years
• Be able to serve as a minimum of 1 term of 4 years before he/she attains the compulsory retirement age of 60 years
• Have evidence of in-depth grasp and application of systems and procedures for financial administration in tertiary educational institutions/colleges of Education in Ghana.
• Be able to carry out corporate planning with respect to annual budgeting, budgetary control and long term or strategic planning regarding all the finances of the college
• Have demonstrated ability to liaise with Ministries, Departments and agencies (MDAs) in respect of financial matters affecting the college
• Have a clear understanding of and be able to prepare and consolidate final accounts and also comment on management reports for external auditors
• Have hands-on ability work independently and under pressure to meed deadlines
• Possess proactive commercial flair and be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary
• Be able to build strong team spirit, direct, train/develop and motivate staff
• Be familiar with accounting software and have very good IT, communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills

Conditions of Service

Salary and conditions attached to the position are attractive and are in accordance with approved Harmonized condition of service for colleges of education

Location: Jasikan-Buem

How To Apply For The Job

Applications and supporting documents (marked with the position) are to be submitted through the Principal to:

The Chairman
Search Committee
Jasikan College of Education
P.O.Box 14
Jasikan-Buem, Ghana

Closing Date: 10 August, 2020

Job Vacancy For Senior Accountant

Posted on: July 30th, 2020 by Ghana Jobs

{Ho Technical University,Ho – Volta Region,Full-Time, GH,Degree,6 years,07 Aug-2020};

Ho Technical University, a public Tertiary Education Institution, located in the Volta Regional capital, Ho, Ghana, invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following Non-Teaching vacancies in the University.

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Job Summary

• Applicant shall be required to show qualities of sound judgment, initiative, resourcefulness, precision and professionalism in their area of specialization

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicant must be a Chartered Accountant and hold a Master’s degree in the relevant field
• He/She must have served as an Accountant in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least 6 years.
• Applicants must be computer literate and be conversant with accounting/auditing software applications
• In addition, applicant must be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary, possess hands-on ability to work independently, possess strong IT skills and familiarity with accounting software

Location: Ho, Volta Region

How To Apply For The Job

• Candidates who meet the above criteria should download the appropriate Application Form (UAPB FORM 1A for Teaching positions and UAPB FORM 1B for Non-Teaching positions) from the Staff Portal on HTU’s Website, www.htu.edu.gh for completion.
• Ten (10) copies of the completed Application Form, with application letter, up to date CVs, copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts of academic record must be submitted to:

The Registrar,
Ho Technical University,
Box HP 217,
Ho, Ghana

• A set of the completed applications (folder appropriately labelled with position being applied for) should also be sent via email:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 07 August, 2020

Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted

Job Vacancy For Assistant / Accountant

Posted on: July 29th, 2020 by Ghana Jobs

{Accra Technical University,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Degree,2 year,12 Aug-2020};

Accra Technical University is seeking to recruit Assistant / Accountant.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Be a Chartered Accountant and hold a Master’s Degree in the relevant field
• Have served as an Assistant Accountant in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution / organisation for at least 2 years
• Be conversant with accounting software applications
• Have experience in budget preparation and management of donor funded projects

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested qualified applicant may apply, providing an up-to-date curriculum vitae and copies of their relevant certificates as well as two sealed reference letters from their references to:

The Registrar
Accra Technical University
P.O.Box GP 561
Accra

Closing Date: 12 August, 2020

Job Vacancy For Account Clerks

Posted on: July 21st, 2020 by Ghana Jobs

{West African Examinations Council (WAEC),Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A,N/A,14 Aug-2020};

The West African Examinations Council invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the under-mentioned vacant positions in the Ghana National Office.

DUTIES

The successful applicant will be required to perform the following duties among others in the Finance Division:

• Perform accounting and clerical duties.
• Type, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records.
• Prepare bank deposit slips, general ledger postings and statement.
• Enter financial transactions in database daily.
• Provide assistance and support to Finance personnel.

AGE REQUIREMENT

• Applicants must not be more than thirty (30) years of age at the time of applying.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicants must possess a minimum of WASSCE/SSSCE/GCE Ordinary Level/General Business Examination Certificate with credits in at least five (5) subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and Financial/Cost Accounting.
• Any additional certification in an accounting related area from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
• Applicants must be computer literate with proficiency in the use of MS Excel.

EXPERIENCE

Applicants must have at least one year relevant post-qualification experience in a reputable organisation.

KEY COMPETENCIES

• Attention to details.
• Good communication skills.
• Integrity and the ability to act responsibly and ethically.
• Accuracy in accounting computations and data entry.
• Strong people skills, a polite and professional demeanor.

OTHER INFORMATION

• All applicants must be physically and medically fit and of good character.

Remuneration

• The salary and conditions of service are highly competitive.

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: 14 August, 2020

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.