Accountant

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JOB TITLE:  Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance

JOB LEVEL: Mid Level

INDUSTRY: Manufacturing

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-time (three month probationary period)

REPORTS TO:  MD and Manager of Finance

LOCATION:  Kumasi, Ghana

START DATE: June 2021

Summary and Corporate Profile:

A Ghanaian-owned animal feed company located in Kumasi seeks a knowledgeable accountant with experience in cost accounting in a good manufacturing company and a proven ability to do daily reporting and vetting of financial data.

 

The accountant will prepare financial reports to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities.

Role Description and Responsibilities

Human Resource

  • Extract and analyze data from the company’s ERP system daily.

  • Daily reporting on operations to Managing Director.

  • Liaise with leadership on budget related matters.

  • Performs general cost accounting and other related duties in the accounting department.

  • Prepares periodic (monthly) balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements.

  • Maintains the general ledger.

  • Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.

  • Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.

  • Reconciles customer accounts and manages accounts receivable collections.

  • Verifies payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.

  • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.

  • Files required tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.

  • As appropriate, coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software system; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Person Specification

Experience and Education:

  • Minimum BS in Finance, Accounting or equivalent plus ACCA Level 2.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of accounting experience required.

Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.

  • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Highly proficient with accounting software.

  • Honest and trustworthy.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Interacts with:


Internal: 

  • Managing Director

  • Finance Department

  • Department Managers

  • All other functions and departments

External:

  • Consultants and Contractors

  • 3rd Party Organizations

  • Government ministries, departments and agencies

  • All other external correspondence

Supervises:


Direct:

  • N/A


Indirect:

  • N/A

Salary and Other Benefits

Comparative

APPLICATION MODE

 

Please e-mail your CV & Cover Letter to us at jobs@kusiconsulting.com with the subject 'Accountant'. Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how your experience‚ skills and abilities meet the selection criteria set out above. We will ONLY contact candidates who meet our criteria for the above role description.