Assistant Accounts Officer

full time
Greater Accra
confidential
Accounting, Banking, Finance
Entry level
2 weeks ago
Degree
32009

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing support to the Accounting Department.
  • Performing basic office tasks, such as filing, data entry, answering phones, processing the mail, etc.
  • Handling communications with clients and vendors via phone, email, and in-person.
  • Processing transactions, issuing checks, and updating ledgers, budgets, etc.
  • Preparing financial reports.
  • Assisting with audits, fact checks, and resolving discrepancies.
  • Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers and journals.
  • Preparing statutory accounts.
  • Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct.
  • Sorting out incoming and outgoing daily post and answering any queries.
  • Managing petty cash transactions.
  • Controlling credit and chasing debt.
  • Reconciling finance accounts and direct debit

 

Qualification Required & Experience

Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business with an emphasis in Accounting, or a related field
  • Previous experience as an accountant, accounting supervisor, or manager
  • Excellent computer skills; experience in accounting software, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency with accounting software and experience with a software system implementation a plus
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state/national regulations
  • Pays strict attention to detail
  • Ability to manage employees, while multi-tasking large projects

Location: Osu, Accra

 

How to apply

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More Information
Apex Consult
[email protected] Confidential Not Specified
Deadline: 08 Oct 2020
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