Financial Accountant

A Reputable Consulting Firm   |  Greater Accra Region


Accounting / Audit / Tax

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Available Slots


Application Deadline

Jun 30, 2018

Job Description

A Reputable Organization located in Tema seeks to employ the services of a Financial Accountant.


Job Title: Financial Accountant


Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra


Job Summary

  • As Financial Accountant you will be required to plan, organize and execute professional-level accounting work ensuring the maintenance of accurate financial records, and to ensure that the company’s accounting system is in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles


Job Description

  • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness
  • Direct and coordinate activities of clerical workers performing accounting and bookkeeping tasks
  • Prepare daily financial reports at close of day
  • Prepare financial status reports and studies for Management with historical information and accurate fiscal projections, as requested
  • Prepare annual financial report at the end of each fiscal year detailing financial transactions including transfers, deposits, & journals
  • Monitor company bank accounts and reconcile bank statements
  • Resolve banking and accounting discrepancies
  • Recommend, develop and maintain financial data bases, computer software systems and manual filing systems
  • Prepare monthly payroll and ensure timely payment of employee salaries
  • Provide financial advice on contracts and orders based on the current and forecasted financial position of the company
  • Analyse financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepare a balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position
  • Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and provide support in the budgeting process, including preparation and analysis


Qualification and Requirements

  • A minimum of a first degree in Accounting
  • At least 5 years work experience in an accounting role (with at least two years’ experience in a supervisory/managerial position)
  • At least partly qualified in either ACCA, ICA or any other Professional Accounting Body
  • Must be conversant with the use of any accounting software (preferably TALLY)
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