School Accountant Job

Posted on :

3 Oct, 2016

Category :

Accounting Jobs in Ghana

Accounting is the systematic and comprehensive recording of financial transactions pertaining to a business, and it also refers to the process of summarizing, analyzing and reporting these transactions to oversight agencies and tax collection entities. Accounting is one of the key functions for almost any business; it may be handled by a bookkeeper and accountant at small firms or by sizable finance departments with dozens of employees at large companies.

Job Description

Job Title: School Accountant

Job Requirement

Maintains and reconciles general ledger accounts, bank statement and fixed assets
•   Prepare posts and verified the accuracy of formal entries. Analyses general ledger accounts and records entries in accordance with Generally accepted accounting principles
•   Summarises current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports
•   Prepare and files required reports to ensure compliance with tax and audit requirements
•   Maintains accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions
•   Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information
•   Secures financial security by following internal controls
•   Prepares payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements
•   Complies with financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements and advising management on needed actions
•   Prepare monthly reports reflecting spending versus budget. Prepare analysis schedules and cash flow projections
•   Perform other job related duties as assigned

Qualification Required & Experience


•   Must have a first degree or HND in Accounting from a recognised institution or a minimum of Part III in a recognised professional accounting body
•   Must have completed National Service and worked for a least 3 years in a similar responsible position
•   Must have good reporting skills, attention to detail, deadline-oriented
•   Must possess the ability to analyse figures, excellent verbal and written skills
•   Must be able to multi-task, establish priorities and organise efficiently.
•   Must have knowledge of computers and familiarity with Accounting software is also essential
•   Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
•   Must not have any criminal background

Salary: Competitive for the post

How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application letters and CVs to:

The Advertiser
P.O.Box 10366,

Closing Date: 10 October, 2016

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