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Petroleum Company Jobs

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15 Sep, 2016

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Accounting Jobs in Ghana

An accountant is a practitioner of accounting or accountancy, which is the measurement, disclosure or provision of assurance about financial information that helps managers, investors, tax authorities and others make decisions about allocating resource(s).

In many jurisdictions, professional accounting bodies maintain standards of practice and evaluations for professionals. Accountants who have demonstrated competency through their professional associations’ certification exams are certified to use titles such as Chartered Accountant, Chartered Certified Accountant or Certified Public Accountant. Such professionals are granted certain responsibilities by statute, such as the ability to certify an organization’s financial statements, and may be held liable for professional misconduct. Non-qualified accountants may be employed by a qualified accountant, or may work independently without statutory privileges and obligations.

Our client is a supplier of petroleum products to mining companies in the West African region.

Job Description

Job Title: Accountant



The accountant will perform a variety of accounting tasks to assist the Finance Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Check invoices for accuracy and process them on QuickBooks
  • Prepare and send monthly statements to customers
  • Contact customers for payment of overdue balances
  • Process and record receipts from customers
  • Obtain daily bank transactions from the internet and reconcile bank statements
  • Update staff list on a monthly basis, process and pay monthly salaries
  • Generation of P.A.Y.E and SSNIT returns for payment
  • Generation of pay slips for distribution
  • Check accounts payable register and process payments
  • Overseeing the Preparation of VAT and other Tax returns as well as other statutory/regulatory requirements to ensure compliance.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations, review loan schedules, management fees, manage insurances etc.
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep management abreast with the company’s financial status.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Minimum of a first degree in Accounting or related subjects with 3 years’ work experience in a similar role OR an HND in Accounting or related subjects with 5 years’ work experience in a similar role.
  • ICA/ACCA membership preferred.
  • Competent in using Quick Books.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, kindly send your CV to [email protected] by 16th September 2016.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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