Finance Manager

  • 15 Apr 2021
  • Accra, Greater Accra
  • WFH Flexible
  • Full-time
  • Finance

RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific responsibilities include:

Management and month-end closing

  • General Ledger Accounting management in our accounting software/ERP (ERP – Workday).
  • Management of month-end closing with responsibility of the month-end checklist and balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Management of Payroll for over 700 staff
  • Timely monthly reporting to Group in the format defined by Group Finance.
  • Management of annual audit and annual financial statements.

Controls and compliance

  • Ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Statutory reporting requirements as needed (e.g. tax).
  • Management of internal control environment in compliance with the Group policies (Payroll, Claims, Procurement, etc.).
  • Collaboration with advisors and regional finance team on these topics.

Working capital management

  • Revenue reconciliation with our IT systems and our partners.
  • Invoicing to partners and collection of receivables.
  • Full ownership of the Account Payable process.
  • Cash flow management and preparation of funding request.

Financial Controlling

  • Support Country Manager as well as Division Heads with ‘real time’ costs and profitability analysis
  • Be a trusted adviser who adds value and assist in decision making

Stakeholder Management

  • Ensure good working relationship with underwriting partners, telco partners and regulators
  • Ensure timely receipts and payment from and to our suppliers and partners

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

The candidate must be/have:

Educational Qualification

  • Professional qualification -ICAG/ACCA /CIMA – Final level
  • Minimum of Bachelor or master’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Should have completed national service

Professional skills

  • At least 5-10 years working experience in accounting or auditing roles (Senior management)
  • Excellent knowledge in accounting principles and standards (IFRS).
  • Good knowledge in Ghana tax laws
  • Excellent in the use of ERP systems. We use Tally and Workday Financials.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Excel

Personal Skills

  • Good leadership skills
  • Must be results-oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills in English
  • Must be proactive and work collaboratively
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
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