Tigo Ghana Recruiting [October 2013]

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23 Oct, 2013

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Accounting Jobs in Ghana, Finance Jobs in Ghana

Job Title 1: Senior Finance Officer at Tigo

JOB PURPOSE:
To effectively prepare weekly and monthly bank reconciliation statements, manage all intercompany balances and ensure their accuracy at the end of every reporting period

THE WAY WE WORK
You are open-minded, passionate and the way you work energizes others. You are committed to the timely delivery of a job well done. You behave with integrity and transparency. You lead by example and promote the “bottom-up” approach to work that has made Tigo a leader in every market in which we operate.

Key Responsibilities

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

You will drive and be the key owner to the following responsibilities:

•   Perform Bank Account Reconciliation statements (weekly and monthly reconciliation.)
•   Investigate and ensure that responsible process all outstanding items in the bank account reconciliation statements before month end
•   Preparation of monthly summary of all outstanding items for management
•   Analysis and calculation of monthly revenue based cost (1% frequency cost –giftel accruals)
•   Analysis and calculation of monthly revenue based cost (1% Royalty cost-NCA accruals)
•   Analysis and calculation of quarterly payments to National Communication Authority.
•   Monthly amortization of all Insurance prepayments
•   Arrangement for travel insurance with our insurers and preparation of invoice approval for payments.
•   Preparation of intercompany account invoices to other operations.
•   Processing of Intercompany invoices
•   Perform monthly analysis, calculation and reconciliation of intercompany accounts
•   Ensure all intercompany reconciliations are done and variances resolved.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   4-5 years experience in related field
•   Bachelors Degree in Accounting / Partly qualified ACCA

CORE COMPETENCIES

•   Excellent communication & presentation skills
•   Highly logical & systematic, team player, independent & fast learner
•   Good Knowledge of IFRS principles
•   Strong Analytical skills
•   Ability to work under pressure
•   Preparedness to work above and beyond what is required of the role.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 11 November, 2013

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Job Title 2: Fixed Asset Accountant

JOB PURPOSE

The Fixed Assets Account will support the fixed Assets manager in monitoring and accounting for all the assets of the company. You would work with sound Financial & Accounting practices to capture all the transactions as and when they occur in the right amounts and format and more importantly in compliance with Millicom Accounting / Internal control policies and IFRS. To be a team player at all times and to partner the business in the execution of its strategies.

THE WAY WE WORK
You are open-minded, proactive, result-oriented, and passionate and the way you work energizes others. You are committed to the timely delivery of a job well done. You behave with integrity, professionalism and transparency.

Key Responsibilities

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

•   Maintain and monitor controls within the FA team in line with Millicom internal control and Accounting policies as applicable.
•   Ensure appropriate policies and procedures are applied at all times in the treatment and handling of all FA issues.
•   Ensure documents are properly filed and archived on a timely basis and in an efficient way in accordance with company policy and statutory requirements.
•   Work with the business to develop and execute assets needs, acquisition management, operational and disposal plans to ensure assets are optimised at all times.
•   Plan and execute the annual asset verification exercise, investigate and report on variances and make necessary recommendations to the Fixed Assets Manager to resolve discrepancies by aligning it to the FAR and General ledger.
•   Ensure assets are tagged with unique ID numbers at all times.
•   Prepare a monthly reconciliation with supporting schedules of the FAR to the relevant general ledgers and resolve discrepancies on a timely basis.
•   Maintain spares and capital work-in-progress (CWIP) items.
•   Ensure ageing spares and CWIP items are investigated on timely basis escalated to management to mitigate any future exposures.
•   Work with Financial Reporting team to ensure all accounting treatment for FA items are at all times consistent with the MIC policy and IFRS.
•   Assist in the Company’s annual audit with the external auditors.

Qualification Required & Experience

• 1st Degree in Accounting

EXPERIENCE

•   At least 5 years relevant work experience (preferably in a multinational setting) in Fixed Assets operations.
•   Confident communication skills as this role involve liaising with various key senior managers of the business and suppliers.
•   Strong MS Office skills including Excel (medium to advance proficiency), PowerPoint and Word.
•   Experience in Sun Accounting and generally financial systems savvy.
•   Desire to drive efficiencies and improve processes.
•   Strong organizational skills and problem solving abilities

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should

Click Here To Apply Online

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