Company Confidential
Industry Accounting & ...
Category Accounting
Location Accra
Job Status Permanent
Education A.C.C.A., C.I...
Experience 10 years
Job Expires Jun 25, 2023
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Job Description

  • Job Title:                  Group Accountant
  • Job Location:            Accra.
  • Employment Type:   Permanent Employment (Full Time).
  • Direct report to:        Group General Manager
  • Liaise with:                Heads of Departments.

Job Summary

The Group Accountant is responsible for overseeing the financial activities of a group of companies, ensuring compliance with accounting and regulatory standards, and providing accurate and timely financial reporting to the management team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and review financial statements for the group of companies, including the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement, in accordance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Develop and maintain budgets and forecasts for the group of companies, including revenue, expenses, and cash flow, to support strategic decision-making
  • Financial Analysis: Analyse financial data to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement, and provide insights to management team to support business decisions.
  • Taxation: Ensure compliance with tax regulations and oversee tax planning and reporting for the group of companies.
  • Treasury Management: Manage the group’s cash flow, including banking relationships, cash management, and investment activities, to ensure adequate liquidity for the business.
  • Team Management: Manage and mentor the accounting team, providing guidance and support to ensure high-quality financial reporting and effective accounting operations.
  • Filing of end-of-year audited accounts: Prepare complete and accurate accounts with accompanying trial balance and notes and provide supporting documentation to meet external auditors’ expectations.
  • Ensure timely completion and submission of Annual Return Forms together with Audited Accounts to GRA.

Required Skills or Experience

  • CA / ACCA / C.I.M.A professional qualification preferred.
  • 10+ years of progressive accounting and financial reporting experience, preferably in a multi-company environment.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices, as well as financial reporting requirements and regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyse complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience with accounting software, preferably SAGE.
  • Strong team management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop a team to achieve high levels of performance.

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