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Accountant

Accra

Ghana Full Time GHC

ROLE SUMMARY

A private Orthodontics and Dental Services company is looking to hire an accountant to join its team.

 

Principal Responsibilities

  • Ensure Finance and accounting records are maintained in compliance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and sound finance sound finance policies and procedures.
  • Analyse financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of monthly, quarterly and year end reports by the set date by the practice.
  • Responsible for recording all financial transactions (cash, bank, MTN Momo, POS) into excel spreadsheets / accounting software to ensure timely submission of reports.
  • Operate and manage petty cash for the practice
  • Initiate all banking transactions in the banking platforms and manage all debit and credit cards
  • Prepare and produce monthly bank reconciliation statements for all Bank accounts operated by the Practice.
  • Prepare monthly salaries and fees of staff, dentists, doctors, and specialists of the practice.
  • Prepare and manage a Fixed Assets Register for the practice
  • Manage the practice’s capital expenditure projects and inventory including both foreign and local purchases.
  • Manage debtors and follow up on outstanding payments by clients, track clients’ payments in advance for services.

 

Qualification and Work Experience

  • Chartered Accountant, ICAG/ACCA
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation
  • Audit experience with an Audit firm is an advantage

 

Technical Competencies

  • Quality and timeliness of Annual Audited Financial accounts.
  • Quality and timeliness of management reports
  • Timeliness of statutory payments
  • Timeliness of payroll processing
  • Management of capital expenditure projects and inventory management.
  • Quality of relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Experience in partnering with an executive team
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Results-driven personality eager to partner with upper management to organize, plan and achieve company financial goals.
  • Excellent knowledge of information analysis and of accounting software systems.

 

Personal Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
  • High standards of personal integrity and adherence to professional and ethical standards
  • Strong time management skills

 

Send cv to recruitment@msstaffinggh.com

 

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