JOB TITLE: Accounting Manager
CLASSIFICATION: FLSA Exempt
REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer
POSITION SUMMARYThe Accounting Manager is responsible for performing highly specialized accounting work required to maintain the Authority’s general ledger. Working under the direction of the Director, the Accounting Manger directs and coordinates the daily activities of the accounting staff and manager to quickly and accurately record the revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities of the Authority. The incumbent should be a highly motivated self-starter with supervisory, review, and proofing experience. The incumbent is also responsible for preparing annual financial statements and coordinating the Authority’s annual audit. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIESOversees the daily accounting activities required to maintain the Authority’s general ledger.
Supervises, directs, and reviews the work of the accounting staff (including, but not limited to, cash reconciliations, trust account statement reconciliations, check runs, accounts receivable transactions, fixed asset activity, payroll, accounts payable transactions, debt activity, recording of revenue and expenses, etc.).
Cash management (including placement/movement of funds in various trusts).
Maintains organized set of detailed records and files to document financial transactions.
Resolves complex accounting issues or assists other Authority personnel in resolving financial issues.
Reviews general ledger on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of posting.
Produces financial reports involving the Authority’s trust accounts for monthly board meetings.
Coordinates monthly, quarterly, and annual closing activities.
Produces quarterly and annual financial statements and ad hoc financial reports.
Makes and implements recommendations to improve accounting processes and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Will supervise the work of managers across all other work station in Ghana, also carryout travels up to 15% of your work time and prepare a situation report in time of return.