Tax and Accounts Payable Accountant

Full Time Greater Accra Region Puma Energy


The Accountant at Puma Energy will facilitate smooth and compliant accounting for all taxes, filing of tax returns, payment of taxes, supplier invoices receipt, recording in the company’s books and timely payment process and ensure timely collection of debtors balances.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

At least upper second class honours degree in Accounting
At least Higher National Diploma in Accounting or Doing the last part of Ghana accountants Certification or its equivalent
Minimum 3 years relevant experience in tax accounting and reporting, Accounts payable and related reconciliations
Good working knowledge of Ghana tax laws and regulations
Experience supporting and coordinating Ghana Revenue Authority audits for both direct and indirect taxes
Good knowledge of ERP systems preferably Navision, proficiency in Ms Office (Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook)

Accountant Key Responsibilities

Manage and Register all incoming supplier invoices
Check that invoices are valid acknowledge receipt
Book invoices in the accounting system and submit for approval
Filing of all invoices paid
Attending to vendor queries and reconciling supplier statements
Posting of expenses in Navision (Ledger entries)
Accruals and Accounts Payable Booking into Navision System
Reconcile creditor statements and investigate/resolve any queries
Extract Customs duty (CEPS) data from NAV and prepare Duty Declaration statement for payment to the Ghana Revenue Authority
Liaising with the clearing Agent/Tax authorities then make declarations on the duties
Filling of Local uplifts returns (UPPF) for the periods due
Preparation of NPA and UPPF report
Processing of staff statutory payments, e.g. SSNIT, PAYE, Provident fund, etc
Processing of WHT payments
Processing VAT payments
Filing of PAYE and SSNIT returns
Filing of withholding tax returns and tracking of Tax credit certificates for customers
Preparation of Monthly VAT Schedule and filing of monthly returns
Arrange for the insurance of all company motor vehicles with the insurer through Company’s insurance Broker
Attend to annual Internal audit with regards to matters relating to their requests and queries
Assist with GRA Post Clearance Audit by the Customs Division (CEPS)
Key Relationships and Department Overview:
Country General Manager
Finance Manager
Regional Tax Analyst
Country Operations Team
Country Commercial teams
Finance Team
Country teams

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