Posts Tagged ‘Accounts Officer jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Accounts Officer (2 Positions) – (Wa And Bolgatanga)

Posted on: January 25th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Wa And Bolgatanga,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,28 Feb-2013};

This position is open to Ghana nationals only.

A local NGO is currently recruiting two persons for the position of Accounts Officer for a new project in northern Ghana. One of the incumbents will operate out of the project’s regional office in Wa, Upper West Region, and one will operate out of the regional office in Bolgatanga, Upper East Region.

Project Overview:
The ultimate outcome of this 6-year project is to enhance food security and resilience for poor male and female smallholder farmers (35% male/65% female) and their households in the three northern regions. This ultimate outcome is to be achieved through increased, diversified and more equitable agricultural production; and increased, diversified and more equitable incomes and assets.

Position Summary:
The Accounts Officer is directly answerable to the Regional Coordinator. He/she is responsible for responsible for the implementation, administration, maintenance and management of financial systems in the regional office. While the Accounts Officer reports directly to the Regional Coordinator, he/she will be supported by the project’s Finance Manager based in the Tamale project office.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

• Maintain accurate and timely financial records and audit trails for the project office’s operations;
• Ensure monthly and timely reconciliation of all asset and liability accounts including resolution of discrepancies;
• Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting as required, including Quarterly Requests for Advances;
• Ensure timely and complete budgeting processes are implemented, including variance analysis and guidance on managing the expenditures and managing the project cash flow;
• Identify any accounting challenges and resolve with assistance of the regional coordinator and/or senior accountant.
• Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Specific tasks:

• Establish and maintain accounting practices that ensure reliable and accurate data;
• Manage cash accounts;
• Track and reconcile advances to local personnel (i.e., review and finalize travel claims);
• Prepare and manage documents and reports as required;
• Communicate (orally and/or in writing) in response to inquiries and to provide information to project staff;
• Participate in financial monitoring of partner organizations;
• Participate in and support audits as required; and
• Other relevant duties as assigned.

Qualification Required & Experience

• A Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field is preferable; professional accounting certification is an asset.
• Minimum 3 years of relevant experience (over and above national service) in accounting.
• Experience with international donors’ contributions financial and administrative management preferable.

Requisite Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Proficient in Microsoft office packages and other computerized accounting software.
• Excellent financial and analytical skills.
• Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, control standards and the reporting requirements of major international donors considered to be an asset.
• Must be detail oriented and capable of working independently.
• Knowledge of the agricultural sector and financial management issues specific to it, considered to be an asset.
• Ability to monitor and evaluate financial and monitoring skills of partner organizations and to provide capacity building support, as required.
• Basic level of gender awareness and commitment to effective integration of gender equality in project implementation.
• Good written and spoken English. Ability to speak at least one of the languages commonly spoken in the region of posting is considered an asset.

Location: Wa And Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Suitably qualified persons are invited to submit their cover letter detailing how their work experience and academic/professional qualifications meet the requirements described above, CV, and 3 professional references no later than February 8th, 2013 via e-mail to:

Closing Date: 08 February 2013

Please indicate in the subject line of the email which position is being applied for.

The principles of employment equity are adhered to. Suitably qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. While all applicants are thanked for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Job Vacancy For Account Officer (Kumasi and Tarkwa)

Posted on: January 16th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Kumasi and Tarkwa,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Jan-2013};

A reputable Financial services company is looking for committed team players with relevant qualification and experience to occupy the following positions in Kumasi and Tarkwa

Qualification Required & Experience

•  Applicants must have at least a minimum of HND accounting from a recognized institution
•  2 years experience in this field and computer literate. Knowledge of accounting software a plus

Location: Kumasi and Tarkwa

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified applicants should send their curriculum vitae to:-

Or call:


Closing Date: 25 January 2013

Job Vacancy For Accounts Officer At Rural Enterprises Programme (REP) – Kumasi

Posted on: January 10th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Rural Enterprises Programme (REP),Kumasi,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Jan-2013};

Ministry of Trade and Industry
Rural Enterprises Programme (REP)

The Rural Enterprises Programme (REP) is part of the Government of Ghana’s (GOG) effort to reduce poverty and improve living conditions in rural areas by improving infrastructure, technologies and skills needed for private sector development. The REP has been designed to upscale nationwide, the successful achievements of Rural Enterprises Project Phases I and II (REP-I & REP-II). REP has 4 main components namely (1) Creation of Business Development Services; (2) Development of Agricultural Commodity Processing Infrastructure (3) Creation of Enabling Business Environment and (5) Programme Co-ordination and Management. REP is to be implemented in at least 161 districts nationwide.

He/She will report directly to the Financial Controller of the Programme and will be supporting in maintaining programme accounts in good order.

Responsibilities will include:

•  Maintaining accounting records in a form appropriate for regular auditing (at least once a year)
•  Ensuring that all necessary supporting documents, records and accounts have been kept in respect of all programme activities. Clear linkages should exist between the books of account and the financial statements presented to the financiers as well as level of disbursement;
•  Carrying out any other activities that are assigned by the Financial Controller

Qualification Required & Experience

Qualification and Experienced Staff are urgently required to fill vacant position stated above at the PCMU in Kumasi. All PCMU appointments are Contract-based and reviewed yearly or as otherwise stated. Continuity of Contract will be based on acceptable annual performance rating and also the need for the specific expertise at the PCMU at any time.

Generally, applicants should meet the following basic criteria:

•  Must be good team players, committed, dedicated to and work to achieve results
•  Travel extensively in the country
•  Work extra hours and days to achieve targets
•  Ready to take up additional responsibilities as may occur and directed
•  Functional computer proficiency in MS-Office and the Internet is a basic requirement
•  Previous experience with Donor Funded Systems will be an advantage
•  Details of specific responsibilities of position will be included in a contract on appointment

Qualification and Experience:

•  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Commerce with Computing or equivalent professional qualification in Accountancy with at least Passes in Part 3 of ICA (GH), ACCA or its equivalent
•  Should have a minimum of 3 years relevant post qualification working experience

Location: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

Applications for the above position including CVs and copies of relevant Certificates should be submitted to the following address:

The National Director
Rural Enterprises Programme
Grains Board Building, Off the lake road
P. O. BOX 6841

Closing Date: 31 January 2013

Job Vacancy For Accountant At West African Hardware & Décor Ltd

Posted on: January 8th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{West African Hardware & Décor Ltd,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Jan-2013};

The West African Hardware & Décor Ltd, Adenta, is seeking an experienced, highly-motivated Accountant for immediate employment.

Qualification Required & Experience

•  Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, HND (with at least 3 years post-completion experience) or Professional Certification in Accounting from a recognized University or Institution.
•  Must be conversant with up-to-date modern accounting practices.
•  Must be computer literate and have a hands-on knowledge of all accounting work platforms and software.
•  Must have had some years of experience in working as an accountant for a reputable organization.
•  Must possess good communication skills and be able to relate professionally in all aspects of work.
•  Must be aged between the ages of 30-40 years.

Location: Adenta, Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants should drop their applications in person at the Adenta Office of the West African Hardware & Décor Ltd. For directions and further enquiries, please call 0204 355 167.

Closing Date: 04 Febuary 2013

Job Vacancy For Accounts Officer At Premium Collections (Kumasi)

Posted on: January 8th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Premium Collections,Kumasi,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Jan-2013};

A Multinational Supply Chain Company requires the services of Accounts Officer to provide general administrative support to an ongoing contract

Primary purpose of the role:
Responsible for general administrative duties on the contract

Key Accountabilities:

•  Processing of payments in accordance with payment plans and modalities
•  Preparation of transporters schedule
•  Prepare weekly and monthly transporters report
•  Contract petty cash management
•  Population of contract revenue and cost
•  Contract liaison officer

Qualification Required & Experience

Applicants must possess a University Degree or HND in Accounting/Finance with at least 3 years hands-on experience in a related role. A professional qualification (CA, ACCA, CIMA etc) will be an added advantage

Required Competencies:

•  Customer orientation
•  An eye for detail
•  People management
•  Business acumen

Location: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

To apply, please send your CV by mail to:

Closing Date: 25 January 2013

Please indicate the position in the subject line of your mail.

Job Vacancy For Accounts Officer (Tema)

Posted on: January 8th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Tema,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Jan-2013};

The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of accounting tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a medium office of diverse people and programs.

Qualification Required & Experience

•  A good first degree, second class upper or higher in Accounting with a minimum of four years working experience in a similar position. A master’s degree or professional certificate will be an added advantage
•  Qualification in ICA or ACCA, Minimum of level 2
•  Proficiency in all microsoft office applications, a strong knowledge in accounting software is required.

Duration – Full Time
Duty Post – Tema

Job Roles

•  Key in purchases amd inventory
•  Reconcile the stock balances in the ACCPAC with warehouse balances on daily basis
•  Reconcile the bank balances with the Bank Statement on daily basis
•  Maintain fixed assets register
•  Reconcile debtors balances with the marketing officer
•  Assisting in preparation of monthly management accounts
•  Perform any other duties that would be assigned to you by the Managing Director and the Chief Accountant

Location: Tema

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates should submit their application letters, CV and relevant documents to:-

Advert No. GC 150
c/o Graphic Communication Group Ltd
P.O. Box GP 742

Closing Date: 22 January 2013

Job Vacancy For Accounts Officer At The Bible Society Of Ghana

Posted on: November 27th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{The Bible Society Of Ghana,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 Dec-2012};

Responsible for:

•  Warehouse stock control
•  Preparation of weekly cash position
•  Creditors Control
•  Bank reconciliation
•  Data entry – Sales & Donations

Qualification Required & Experience

The Person:

•  Must be a committed Christian with a passion to promote God’s Word
•  Must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University with an option in Accounting
•  Must be computer literate in Word, Excel and Access, Tally


•  Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
•  Must be between the ages of 25-35 years
•  Integrity – truthful, trustworthy and reliable

How To Apply For The Job

Apply with CV by email only to:

Closing Date: 29 November, 2012

Job Vacancy For Accounts Officer At Signal International (GH) Company Ltd

Posted on: November 5th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{Signal International (GH) Company Ltd,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 Dec-2012};

We are dynamic wholesaler and electrical contractors; Dealers in Electrical products.

Role Summary:

Signal International (GH) Company Ltd, sole distributor of VATAN CABLE has re-located to Tema Community 7 and requires the services of the above position for immediate employment

Qualification Required & Experience

•  HND in Accountancy
•  Applicants should have two (2) years working experience preferably in a Cable or Electrical Company and should reside in Tema, Ashaiman or Spintex road

How To Apply For The Job

Interested Applicants should deliver their CV and one (1) recent passport picture at the Company’s office at:-

Tema Community 7 on the same lane with Tema Technical Institute (Tema Tech).

For further information please contact: 0244-318136 or 050-9040709

Closing Date: 19th November, 2012

Job Vacancy For Accounts Officer At Kaiser Global Health Plan (Kumasi)

Posted on: October 19th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{Kaiser Global Health Plan,Kumasi,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Nov-2012};

Kaiser Global Health Plan, a reputable private Mutual Insurance Health Scheme in Kumasi Ashanti Region, is looking for the following category of professional to work with to:- Accounts Officer

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should send their applications to the address below:

The Human Resource Personnel
Kaiser Global Health Plan
P.O.Box 5203

Personally delivered at Kaiser office located at Boadi – Kumasi Office off Kentinkrono – Emena Road
Tel: 03222-98131

Note: Working experience is an advantage.

Job Vacancy For Accounts Officer At JLP (Ghana) Engineering Solutions

Posted on: October 17th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{JLP (Ghana) Engineering Solutions,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Nov-2012};

A client Organization is seeking a suitably qualified and well motivated to fill the position of Accounts Officer:

•  Create liabilities on the purchase ledger
•  Post payments to supplier accounts
•  Supplier account reconciliation
•  Calculate and compile withholding tax to be paid
•  Effective control of company’s cash and cheques
•  Handle all Bank account reconciliations
•  Make sure all post-dated reconciliations are undertaken
•  Process all supplier cheques and ensure that these are communicated to them on time and regularly.
•  Post bank entries and check to ensure there are minimum errors
•  Enter all cash transactions into the system and sundry transactions into the system
•  Prepare a month-end checking sheet for all accounts
•  Check and post sundry and cash transactions
•  Reconcile all foreign suppliers accounts and goods in transit
•  Prepare documents showing all the monthly provisions
•  Follow-up on Fixed Assets (inventory and up-date these)
•  Perform any other job related task/duties that may be assigned to you by your supervisor or manager from time to time.

Qualification Required & Experience

•  BSc. Business Administration (Accounting) with 4 years’ experience working within an Accounts environment
•  Strong communication and interpersonal skills
•  Team player oriented
•  Be computer literate
•  Committed, flexible and a natural affinity for effective team working
•  Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
•  Have a good time management skills.
•  Set priorities and organize workload assigned in an efficient manner

How To Apply For The Job

Please forward your CVs to Nana Obeng (stating the Position as email subject) via:-

For further information, please call: +233-24-2711923

Closing Date:  17 November, 2012