General Ledger and Tax Accountant for GB Foods

Full Time Greater Accra GB Foods Africa

Job description

“Enjoying together around good food” defines the essence of GBfoods, the group that brings together the multi-local reality and the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit that has accompanied the various companies and local brands that shape it since its creation 80 years ago.

Today, with a turnover of around 1 billion euros and a team of 2400 employees, GBfoods is present in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East through prestigious brands as Gallina Blanca, Star, Jumbo, Grand’Italia and Gino.

Role & Responsibilities:

We are looking for a General Ledger and Tax Accountant for our Shared Business Services who will be responsible for preparing journal entries, reconciling financial statements and accounts and ensure data accuracy is consistent with the company’s policies and strategy.

Essential Functions:

General accounting manual postings
Intercompany reconciliations
Statutory financial audits and coordination
Legal books archive
Monthly closings
Annual reporting packages
Transfer price management
Insurance management
Direct and indirect taxes
Management of Custom duties and Tax Audits
Renting, grants, others
What can you expect from us?

Being part of a multinational company that prides itself with leading brands recognized in their respective countries by consumers and the entire industry.

What do we expect from you?

We expect someone who shares in our values, motivated and willing to grow.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field
Extensive experience in preparing cash forecasts and cash flow analyses.
Strong understanding of debits/credits and accounting principles.
2-4 years of General Ledger and Journal Entries experience.
Must have intermediate-advanced level Excel skills.
Excellent analytical skills and ability to resolve complex problems with multiple variables.
Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
Strong skills in working with expenses, accounting and ability to reconcile accounts.
Must be a strong team player, highly motivated and able to work under pressure during peak periods.
Required Skills, Knowledge & Competencies:

Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, and accuracy
Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and Accounting software
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, hands-on environment
Ability to navigate ambiguity and work with minimal supervision
Confidence to state an independent point of view and superior influencing skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Interested in process improvement.
Willing to adapt quickly to quick changes in direction.
Internally motivated to seek out answers, generate ideas, and develop new skills.

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