Finance Manager

JOB TITLE: Finance Manager


JOB LEVEL: Managerial

INDUSTRY: Hospitality

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time (subject to a six-month probationary period)

REPORTS TO: General Manager

LOCATION:  Accra, Ghana

START DATE:  August 1st, 2020

Summary and Corporate Profile:


A rapidly growing Group company with two decades in the hospitality industry is seeking an experienced, results-driven Finance Manager responsible for the management and financial advisory support to all areas of the company. The ideal candidate is also responsible for the overall financial activities in the hotel. The Finance Manager is principally to maintain proper accounting records relating to the business activities carried out by all Strategic Business Units of the hotel.


The Group is a proud family business that strives to focus on providing exceptional customer experience at any of its properties. The hand on management employed by the Group has been one of the key drivers for the success of the Group. Its slogan, “It’s about you” reiterates the group’s focus on excellent customer service.


Role Description and Responsibilities


  • Preparing an annual budget to cover all the SBU’s of the hotel.

  • Developing job descriptions for all your subordinate staff.

  • Maintaining proper accounting records (manual and computerized), i.e. cash book, petty cash book, general ledger, and purchases ledger, assets ledger, and sales ledger, debtors ledger, etc.

  • Ensure daily sales are collected and banked intact.

  • Maintaining an effective system of granting credit facilities to key clients and monitoring and collecting debts.

  • Responsible for providing timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis to corporate management.

  • To maintain a focused system of internal controls, which will provide effective and efficient control over the hotel assets, liabilities, revenue, and costs, ensuring compliance with company policy.

  • To be responsible for the overall management of the accounting records and financial reports of the Hotel ensuring compliance with company, owner, statutory, and fiscal requirements and time tables.

  • To take responsibility for the safekeeping and updating of all leases and contracts that may affect the financial status of the Hotel.

  • To ensure that an effective program of the Hotel’s audit is in place and that corrective action is promptly taken where required.

  • To develop high-quality management and performance measurement that is timely, and accurate.

  • To provide financial strategies to support business growth, development initiatives, major pricing decisions, and another commercial decision making.

  • To ensure proper use and maintenance of financial systems, including adequate recording and back up procedures

  • Maintaining a record of all stock items in the restaurant, bar, and housekeeping, etc.

  • Performing spot checks and physical inventory regularly, especially at the end of the month.

  • Verifying invoices and payments.

  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliation statements.

  • Preparing quarterly trial balance.

  • Preparing and updating the fixed assets register for all Strategic Business Unit (SBU)’s of the hotel.

  • Review and ensure the correctness of all accounting records from January to year-end.

  • Ensure effective disbursement and reconciliation of loan facilities.

  • Performing other relate

Person Specification

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in a Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field.

  • A professionally qualified Accountant (ACCA, CA, CPA, CIMA) is an advantage

  • Five or more years in a managerial position

  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience



  • Strong leadership and people management skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

  •  Possess an analytical mindset to effectively gather and analyze data to improve the overall business

  • The ability to effectively communicate and present information to the Owners, Board, clients, and employees.

  • Successful experience leading negotiations on complex, high value, contracts, and agreements.

  • Strategic thinker and problem solver.

  • Exceptional organizational skills.

Business Behaviors:


  • Ability to lead multiple departments.

  • Customer-focused with the ability to build excellent working relationships. 

  • Ability to influence decision making.

  • Ability to provide international standard customer service experiences.

Interacts with:



  • CEO

  • Board of Directors

  • Management Staff 

  • Non-Management Staff

  • All other functions/departments


  • Specialist consulting agencies

  • 3rd Party Organizations

  • Government ministries, departments, and agencies 

  • Clients 

  • All other external correspondence



  • Senior Accounts Officer

  • Accounts Officers 

  • Procurement Officer

  • Storekeepers

  • Cashiers


  • N/A

Salary and Other Benefits 

Salary- Competitive

• Health Insurance

• Training and Development 

• Statutory Leave Days 

• Annual Bonus 


Please email your CV & Cover Letter to us at with the subject ‘Human Resource / Training Manager’. 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.


GH office:

+233 (0) 302 547 136 (landline)

+233 (0) 554 081 727 (mobile)

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