Head of Finance Job at Shawbell Consulting - Career Opportunity in Ghana
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Vacancy title:
Head of Finance

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

Jobs at:

Shawbell Consulting

Deadline of this Job:
28 May 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Company: Shawbell Consulting
Category: Banking / Finance
Location: Accra
Job status: Full-Time
Salary: GH
Education: Degree
Experience: 10 years
Job expires: 28 May-2021

Our Client is a globally-acknowledged, stellar-rated Hotel based in Accra, Ghana which has acquired and maintained an unparalleled reputation in the hospitality industry over the past 30+ years.
The Hotel seeks a finance professional with superior qualifications to serve as its Head of Finance. The selected person will serve as the foremost financial authority in-house and will assume a strategic role with oversight responsibility for the budget, accounts, audit, procurement, tax and other functions.

• Developing Corporate Financial Strategy.
• Financial Analysis, Planning, and Forecasting.
• Expenditure Monitoring and Budgetary Control.
• Accounting, Audit and Internal Control.
• Financial Reporting.
• Payroll support.
• Procurement Systems and Procedures.
• Health, Safety and Maintenance systems.
• Compliance with Financial, Prudential, Tax and other Regulatory obligations.
• MIS applications in Finance (ACCPAC, Micros and Materials Management).
• Safeguarding Assets.
• Storage and Retrieval systems.
Salary and other terms and conditions will be discussed.

Qualification Required & Experience
• A minimum of ten (10) years’ professional working experience, with at least six (6) years exposure to the business of a 4 or 5-Star hotel.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.
• MBA or related post-graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.
• Professional qualifications and expertise of a Chartered Accountant.
• For this extraordinary career opportunity, the Hotel seeks a highly qualified candidate with superior competencies in Finance, and experience in the business and operations of a 4 or 5-star hotel acquired in Ghana and/or abroad. Therefore, qualified candidates residing overseas, who are already familiar with the Ghanaian terrain and wish to relocate, may apply.

Other Competencies
• Proven business and commercial acumen in Accounting, Budgeting, Revenue Management and Capital Expenditure Planning, and other relevant areas.
• ICT qualifications and hands-on knowledge of accounting and business applications.
• Deep knowledge of and working familiarity with relevant statutory laws and legislation.
• Uncompromising integrity and ability to maintain a high level of compliance and good corporate governance.
• Strong leadership, analytical, strategic planning, communication, conflict management and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work well within a diverse team and blend easily into new environment.
• Ability to communicate and remain at ease with all, including the Board.

• Reports to the General Manager.
• Undertakes Board-level Financial Reporting.
• Has oversight of Finance Department.
• Collaborates with Unit Heads and other senior staff in decision-making.
• Supports the work of managers and staff of other functional units to ensure efficiency in in-house systems and procedures.
• Plans and spearheads transactional and other engagements with key external parties relevant to the finance, banking, procurement and related functions.
Location: Accra

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job application procedure
Submit your application and detailed CV by email or by hand, to the attention of:
The Search Director, Shawbell Consulting Limited
No 9, Klottey Crescent, Ring Road East, North Labone
Accra, GHANA
Or email to:
Closing Date: 28 May, 2021

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ghana
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 28 May 2021
Duty Station: Accra
Posted: 11-05-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-05-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-05-2065
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