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Job ad Ghana : Head of Finance – Accra

Position : Head of Finance

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
Required profile for job ad : Head of Finance

  • 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

Closing Date: 08 March, 2021

Job criteria for job ad : Head of Finance

Job category :

Accounting, controlling, finance

Industries :

Advice, audit, accounting

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City : Accra
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Number of Position(s) : 1

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