Deputy Manager, Accounts Payable, General Ledger & Systems


Company Jobsinghana.c...
Industry Oil/ Gas
Category Finance
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education First Degree
Experience 10 years
Job Expires May 31, 2019
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Job Description

There is an opportunity to join the Finance and Administration Team as a Deputy Manager, Accounts Payable, General Ledger & Systems

Reports to:. Finance Controls Manager


  • Manage Accounts Payable to ensure data integrity and timely payments
  • Review daily all invoices logged to ensure timely processing and approval for payment
  • Review commitment Ledger for accuracy and completeness of postings with reference to approved Purchase Orders
  • Prepare monthly accrual journals for posting
  • Prepare monthly payroll voucher and bank advice for payment processing.
  • Prepare schedules for paying Pension, Savings, Co-operative deductions etc. for all States at the end of each Month.
  • Reconcile all vendor, Tax and Payroll deduction accounts at the end of each Month.
  • Reconcile high risk vendor accounts (more than 150KUSD paid in the last 12 months) with third parties every quarter
  • Reconcile employee loan account balances to the payroll at the end of each month.
  • Prepare schedules for remitting other payroll deductions.
  • Prepare Accounts Payable Schedules to support the annual accounts.
  • Prepare tax returns for all states – WHT, VAT, PAYE, Corporation Tax and other minor taxes. Implement a one year schedule and ensure compliance with deadline.
  • Prepare Tax Schedules (including Deferred Tax) to support the annual accounts.
  • Manage General Ledger data integrity
  • Responsible for integrity of data in the General Ledger. Check and correct Purchase Order charge codes in ERP systems before they are approved by budget owners
  • Act as Systems Accountant for ERP, Accounting and Reporting Systems
  • Carry out monthly reconciliation of Journals imported from Stand-alone systems e.g. Payroll System, ERP, and Gas Management System into Accounting System.
  • Lead and steer monthly ledger reconciliation committee and systems assurance meeting before the close of each reporting month.
  • Inventory Accounting
  • Liaise with Contracts, Procurements and Materials Management department to carry out periodic and year end count and valuation of inventory in all Warehouses and Storerooms and post adjustments into Accounting Systems
  • Prepare monthly inventory reconciliations between Accounting System and Inventory Management System
  • Prepare year end Net Realizable Value valuations and post adjustments in Accounting System and Inventory Management Systems
  • Fixed Assets Accounting
  • Maintain company fixed assets register with proper codification and identification of company assets.
  • Carry out physical identification of company assets and reconcile with records.
  • Recommend disposals of assets as necessary and carry out updates to records as required.
  • Supervision and Managerial
  • Mentor, coach and develop team members to achieve potential.
  • Assess performance of team members regularly and support them to achieve full potential and performance goals

Required Skills or Experience

  • First Degree in Finance, Accounting or Commerce
  • Chartered/Certified professional Accounting qualification (e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ICA).
  • A qualification in Tax or knowledge of Tax requirements across all 4 States will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience with at least 7 years of managerial experience in similar organisation.
  • Knowledge of ERPs and Accounting Packages (example, SUN Systems, SAP, Tally, MAXIMO, etc.) and
  • Reporting Tools (example, Vision, Hyperion, Cognos etc). Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Excellent Team Work

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