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Accountant (Pipeline)

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Our client in the construction industry interested in building a talent pipeline, seeks an Accountant. The successful candidate will provide leadership for daily operations in general accounting, tax, corporate governance, audit, cash management, journal entries, general ledger and budget planning.

Responsibilities

Financial Management

  • Supervise the raising of Purchase Orders.
  • Make sure Purchase Orders are approved before purchases are made.
  • Ensure that supplier invoices are validated on time to prevent delays in payments.
  • Reconcile all temporary accounts of all invoices and entries into SAP.
  • Reconcile all temporary accounts and ensure that the balances are closed at end of month.
  • Process Interim Payment Certificate (IPCs) for Sub-contractors and manage the subcontractor's flow.

Treasury Management

  • Request for funds from the parent company's Treasury.
  • Promptly pay suppliers' and sub-contractors' invoices.
  • Negotiate credit terms with suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Conduct monthly bank and balance sheet reconciliation.

Payroll Management

  • Supervise monthly payroll preparation and ensure that all related taxes are paid to the appropriate authorities.
  • Ensure all salary-related costs are captured in SAP.

Tax Planning and Administration

  • Ensure appropriate withholding taxes are deducted when payments are being made.
  • Review PAYE/ SSNIT returns on a monthly basis before payment.
  • Review VAT computation on a monthly basis before payment.

Financial Reporting

  • Prepare annual financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Supervise audit process from the beginning to the end.
  • Conduct inter-company reconciliation with other sister companies in the group.

Qualification and Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. A Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant.
  • Must have at least 6 years' relevant working experience.
  • Having an Audit background will be an added advantage.
  • Must have exposure in working with a multinational companies.
  • Must be methodical, meticulous, calm and patient.
  • Must have good aptitude for financial controls and good knowledge of procedures and office software tools.
  • Fluency in English or Spanish is desirable.

Skills

Knowledge of using accounting software such as SAP, Oracle, Envision, SUN etc.

Job Summary

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Location: Accra

Industry: Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure

Job type: Full-Time

Job status: Open to new applicants

Years of Experience: 5

Educational Level: University

Deadline: 2019-11-30

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