GBfoods Africa Jobs 2018

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18 Sep, 2018

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Accounting Jobs in Ghana

Enjoying together around good food” defines the essence of GBfoods. Today, with a turnover of around 1 billion euros and a team of 2400 employees, the Group is present in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Since its launch, more than 40 years ago in Africa, Jumbo has become the leading brand, strongly integrated into the local culinary heritage. Today, Jumbo is a well-loved brand reputed as a friend and a partner to women in their efforts to nurture happy and healthy families. Every year 4 billion Jumbo cubes are consumed throughout the African continent.
Gino provides a wide range of quality products to African families: tomato paste and mix, seasonings, pasta and rice among other products

Job Description

Job Title: Accounting Technician

Role & Responsibilities:

We are looking for 3 accountant technicians for our Shared Business Services department centralized in Accra. The 3 accountants will be allocated to one of the 3 teams, depending on their profile and expertise, General Accounting and Tax, Treasury or Accouts Payable:
General Accounting and Tax:
-Post the general ledger and cash accounting entries, thereby compensating according to the type of payment/collection to ensure that the accounting reflects the economic operations. The related transactions but not exhaustive are:
-Travel expenses
-Prepaid expenses
-Operating expenses (rental fees, energy (electricity, fuel & gas and water supply costs, etc.)
-Organize the filing of the supporting documents
-Manage the petty cash (ensure the postings of all the transactions on a timely basis and work in accordance with the procedures in place)
-Prepare and pay for the various taxes and social security charges, ensuring correct credit of the same in all managed companies.
-Ensure that all the taxes are declared and paid on time,
-Be aware of all the tax risks and work accordingly
-Report all the relevant tax issues identified systematically to the direct report
-Prepare and control the inter-company invoices and accounts to adjust the internal billing situation of services between companies of the GBFOODS.
-Reconcile on a monthly basis the inter- company accounts
-Review all the differences noted and liaise with Corporate team
-Post all the relating adjustments

Accounts Payable:
-Vendor Invoices reception (different flows)
-Posting for payment: validating the invoice with the Purchase Orders
-Initiate workflows for invoice differences / inconsistences / formalities
-Invoice archive
-Follow up of open purchase orders, and vendors accounts
-Travel expenses
-Accounting for payment: supporting document validation, and posting
-Technical support to procurement department (PO treatment).
-Authorization workflows maintenance
-Control the account balances of customers/suppliers to ensure the correct status thereof.
-Prepare accounts analysis on a monthly basis
-Prepare the balance confirmation for the top 10 suppliers
-Post adjustments on a timely basis
-Handle inquiries from internal and external customers regarding the billing generated and guarantee the validity of the information.
-Be proactive on the suppliers requests
-Provide answers to suppliers inquiries on a timely basis
-If necessary, report all the relevant issues to the direct report
-Cash flow management
-Prepare all the financial needs of the company on a weekly basis
-Prepare a cash flow analysis (weekly and monthly analysis)
-Ensure that funds available are sufficient enough to cover the needs identified
-Communicate with the direct report the analysis designed as per the tools in place


-Main Tasks include
-Banking map and banking pool
-Financial facilities management (M&A, CapEx and Working capital)
-Cash-management; daily position and forecast
-Payment management
-Online banking management
-Financial cost management and reporting
-Management of bank accounts
-Reconcile all the bank accounts on a monthly basis
-Ensure that all the transactions on the bank statements are correctly booked (accuracy and completeness)
-Ensure that all the outstanding items are investigated and duly adjusted
-Make all the cheques deposit on the bank accounts
-Make all the cash withdrawal for the petty cash replenishment
-In collaboration with Corporate team, ensure the relationship with the local bank
-Make the follow up of all the payments done

What do we expect from you?
We are looking for comitted professionals that want to be part of a new challenge
We will give you the opportunity to be part of a company in a very challenging moment of growth in all Africa region.

Get to know us better:
-GBfoods career page
-Jumbo Linkedin company page
-Jumbo website


At least 5 years of experience in Accounting
English fluent
SAP knowledge very valuable

Anybody asking you to pay money to schedule your interview or offer you job may be a scam

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