Head of Finance

Full TimePermanent Greater Accra Reputable Company
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Deadline: 19/02/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 3 Years
Industry: Commerce

Head of Finance

Job Summary

• This job role is responsible for formulating financial strategies, forecasting models, assessing risk in investments and ensuring that all accounting activities comply with regulations


• Direct financial operations of the company, including accounting, financial reporting, as well as overseeing day-to-day financial activities
• Oversee the budgeting processes, budget planning (monthly), yearly and medium-term and forecasting
• Undertake risk management and organize the company’s liabilities adn investments
• Set up and lead a highly efficient finance function (including building, managing, and maintaining a finance team).
• Drive the digitisation of the finance function and continuous improvement and optimization of the finance processes
• Liaise with the auditors during the year and manage the company audit at year end
• Process monthly payroll journals and conciling salary, PAYE & SSNIT control accounts and reconciling figures with GRA records
• Produce and review cash flow forecast and manage cash flow constraints
• Review weekly supplier and subcontractor payments and authorize payments
• Ensure that balance sheet accounts are fully, reviewed and reconciled before month end closure.
• Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
• Develop performance measures and monitoring systems that support the company’s strategic direction

Qualification Required & Experience

• Fully qualified in a recognised accounting field (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) and has operated in a senior accounting role
• An MBA (Accounting of Finance option) from a recognised university
• Must have at least 10 to 15 years post qualification work experience, with at least 8 years in finance management.
• Relevant experience in the Real Estate or Construction company
• Must have a general working knowledge of Ghanaian regulatory and industry laws

Other Requirements

• Outstanding leadership and management skills
• Excellent knowledge in financial systems
• Proven experience as a Director of Finance
• Experience in leading budgeting and forecasting
• Experience in developing financial and tax strategies
• Proficient in the use of MS Office and other financial management software
• An analytical mind with a strategic ability
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

Location: Accra

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Closing Date: 08 March, 2021

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