Senior Project Accountant Job Opportunities in Ghana (August 2011) - Jobs in Ghana

Senior Project Accountant Job Opportunities in Ghana (August 2011)

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9 Aug, 2011

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Accounting Jobs in Ghana

Golden Star (Wassa) Limited, a subsidiary of Golden Star Resources (GSIR), with head office in Denver, USA, is a gold mining company situated at Akyempim in the Mpohor Wassa East District of the Western Region.

Job Description

The company is seeking to employ a suitable Ghanaian to fill the position below at the Project Department.

Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Business Operations Manager, the successful candidate shall ensure that spending on all major projects are done in accordance with Company Corporate control policies.

The successful candidate shall:

  • Review all spending on projects and ensure contractor/supplier’s billing is in accordance with contract
  • Review costs charged to each project and ensure costs allocated correctly
  • Prepare a high level analysis of actual compared to budgeted performance and obtain explanations of variance from operational personnel
  • Review CAPEX report for all Ghana Operational and make recommendations of areas/departments that require further analysis
  • Prepare and analyze monthly group capital expenditure report to identify potential cost explanations of variance from operational personnel
  • Perform financial management analysis as requested by Group Business Operations Manager
  • Attend Industry related meetings when required
  • Review of tax computations and develop a Total Tax Contribution forecasting model
  • Review Ghana operations budgets and forecasts
  • Assist Head of Department with the analysis of contracts and estimate the potential cost implications of the contract

Remuneration: This is a Management position and goes with a very competitive salary package and other fringe benefits


Required Skills or Experience

  • A degree or diploma in accounting or business administration with knowledge in cost accounting and budgeting
  • Professional qualification in CA, Ghana or its equivalent
  • A minimum of tow (2) years experience in mining industry and a recognised accounting firm
  • Self Starter and self motivated with a drive to achieve timely and quality results
  • High level computer literacy with pronto ERP system is an added advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Should be a team player and have the ability to work under intense pressure
  • A holder of a valid Ghanaian Motor Vehicle driving license


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