Head of Finance Job at A reputable non-bank financial institution - Career Opportunity in Ghana

Vacancy title:
Head of Finance

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Financial Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

A reputable non-bank financial institution

Deadline of this Job:
13 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 26, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Job Summary
Company: Confidential
Category: Banking / Finance
Location: Accra
Job status: Full-Time

A reputable non-bank financial institution is seeking to recruit suitably qualified persons for the below positions: Head, Financial Reporting

Key Responsibilities
Accounting & Finance Roles:
• Functions as the administrative head of the finance department.
• Maintains accurate and appropriate records and analysis of revenue and expenditure.
• Prepares periodic management accounts and financial statements for the review of DMD F&A.
• Responsible for the consolidation of group accounts for the review of DMD F&A.
• Assists in the preparation and management of annual budget.
• Coordinates the internal and external audit of the finance department of the company.
• Approves payment vouchers within assigned financial limit.
• Supervises the preparation of quarterly performance report for Head office, Cameroon, and Kenya offices.
• Supervises the preparation of technical committee reports.
• Prepares quarterly SDR for DMD F&A Review.
• Weekly review of General Ledger to ensure the appropriateness of accounting entries.
• Assists in the management of the company’s tax position.

Investment Roles:
• Undertakes thorough market research and analysis and make recommendations on profitable portfolio to DMD F&A.
• Management of the company liquidity to ensure excess funds for investment.
• Prepares regular investment reports and reviews, including quantitative and qualitative portfolio studies.
• Coordinates the activities of the Management Investment Committee
• Performs regular administration duties of all investment files..
• Helps manage and uphold counter-party relationships.
• Assists in investment activities in line with company approved investment policy.

Key Managerial Competences:
• Ability to plan and organize the department.
• Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate clearly on financial issues.
• Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to build a strong team with shared goals.
• Ability to motivate others to achieve results.
• A good understanding of managing performance and performance management system.

Ability to:
• Prepare financial and other reports in accordance with law and other regulations.
• Develop and implement accounting policies and procedures.
• Conduct financial analysis and advise Management on financial strategies.
• Develop and implement sound investment strategies.
• Good knowledge f International Financial Reporting Standards
• Excellent computer skills and use of appropriate accounting and investment software.
• Ability to research, analyze and write good report on investment market.

Qualification Required & Experience
• Must be a Chartered Accountant (CA-GH, ACCA, or any other accounting qualification recognized by the National Insurance Commission) and:
• Relevant university degree plus a minimum of eight (8) years of work experience including two years in a managerial position or
• Relevant university degree and Master’s degree plus a minimum of six (6) years of work experience including two (2) years in managerial position.
• Must have minimum of 5 years of work experience in the insurance industry.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job application procedure

Interested persons should please send their application letters and CVS to:

Closing Date: 13 August, 2021

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ghana
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 August 2021
Duty Station: Accra
Posted: 26-07-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-07-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-07-2046
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