Finance & Accounts Manager


Company Hollard Insur...
Industry Insurance
Category Finance
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢
Education A.C.C.A., C.I...
Experience 8 years
Job Expires Jul 25, 2024
Contact ...

Company Profile

The country’s favourite insurance group is Hollard Ghana, with subsidiaries Hollard Insurance and Hollard Life Assurance. The group combines its deep local knowledge of the market having previously operated in Ghana for 25 years as Metropolitan Insurance with the world-class expertise of an international insurance brand in 18 countries across the world. With feet firmly planted on Ghanaian soil but headquartered in South Africa, Hollard delivers innovative insurance solutions customized to the unique risks Ghanaians face. Hollard offers various life and general insurance products including funeral, personal accident, motor, business, travel, home, and more. Beyond various nationwide office branches and Hollard 2U franchise shops, Ghanaians can find Hollard at Shell Fuel Station Welcome Shops, Melcom stores and online at and for all their insurance needs. Hollard is a three-time certified Top Employer by the Top Employer Institute.

Job Description

Hollard Ghana is looking for Finance & Accounts Manager

Job Objective

To support the General Manager of Finance in providing strategic direction and oversight for the Finance and Accounts department. The individual will contribute to business planning, budgeting, and capital expenditure processes, ensuring the development and implementation of effective financial systems and policies. The selected candidate will also ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial statements to support informed decision-making and maintain financial integrity within the organization.

  • Report to: GM Finance & Accounts
  • Job Location: Accra

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists the General Manager, Finance in the strategic planning and direction process.
  • Assists in implementing all financial aspects of the strategic plan and achieving relevant objectives.
  • Manages and maintains, in close working relationship with the General Manager, Finance the business planning and budgetary process including budgets, capital expenditure, budget monitoring and reforecasts.
  • Ensures that the company has effective financial systems, controls and processes in place and used throughout the company, and ensuring all internal controls are complied with.
  • Assists to create an approach to enable the company to effectively adhere and meet the new reporting (IFRS 17) and disclosure requirements.
  • Coordinates, develops and updates written policies and procedures on the financial reporting process.
  • Ensures the development and maintenance of high-quality timely reports to meet deadlines for financial reporting.
  • Liaises closely with colleagues at all levels throughout the Company to ensure that business priorities, financial targets and disciplines are both well understood and adhered to.
  • Ensures that the Company meets its corporate, statutory, and fiscal obligations in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Monitors and interprets cash flows and predicts future trends.
  • Implements robust fixed assets management system
  • Assist in providing the company with a full range of financial accounting and reporting services, (branch reporting and Line of Business) for profitability assessment.
  • Produce monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in compliance with statutory, regulatory and IFRS mandates.
  • Produce monthly cost statements of actuals, comparison against budgets
  • Review various schedules for both external and internal reporting requirements including monthly management accounts, NIC prudential reports, financial reports for board pack and tax computations.


Required Skills or Experience

Qualification and Relevant Experience

  • Chartered Accountant (ICAG, ACCA).
  • A good university degree from a recognized university.
  • Must have at least eight (8) years’ relevant experience from the financial services industry, preferably from an insurance company with at least 3 years in managerial or leadership position closely collaborating with executive leadership.
  • Advanced computer knowledge in MS Office


How To Apply

  • Interested persons should send a cover letter and a current resume
  • Please indicate Finance Manager as the subject of your email. Closing date is Thursday, 25th July 2024.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted


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