Vacancy for Accounts Officer at CILT Ghana

Full time @CILT Ghana – The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Accounting
  • Post Date : September 11, 2023
  • Apply Before : October 11, 2023
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  • Career Level Officer
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Position Title: Accounts Officer

Work Location: The position is based at the National Secretariat in Accra

Working Environment: Office based but occasional travels

Job Purpose: Administration of the financial affairs of the institute that would ensure its financial health including general cost accounting and other related duties

Employment Type: Full Time Employment

Reports directly to: Executive Director

Internal Relationship:

The Accounts Officer shall engage internally with:

  • Members of the Executive Committee
  • Chairpersons and Treasures of Sectional and Special Interest Groups
  • Individual and Corporate Members of CILT Ghana
External Relationships:

The Accounts Officer shall engage externally with:

  • ¬†Accredited Training Providers
  • CILT International
  • ¬†External Auditors
  • Other Stakeholders

Key Responsibilities:

The Accounts Officer’s responsibility shall include the following:

  • Collecting all legitimate revenue due to the institute.
  • ¬†Exercise control over expenditure in line with the institute objective and budget
  • Keep a cash book for the Institution
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual bank reconciliation statements
  • Summarise transactions for the period into ledgers
  • Derive trial-balance from ledgers
  • Prepare financial statement according to IFRS, National laws and other policies of the Institution
  • ¬†Prepare annual budget / forecast for the Institution to the governing council for approval and implementation
  • Maintain, review financial records and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Follow through on bills and claims submitted for payment
  • Liase with the appointed external auditors to get the institute‚Äôs financial statement audited
  • File tax returns for the Institution in line with GRA rules and regulations
  • Recommend initiatives and reduce or eliminate the incidence of fraud.
  • Payroll administration and payment of contributions
  • Ensure compliance with statutory regulations, accounting and tax laws
  • Evaluate internal management systems, procedures and risks in order to provide recommendations
  • Maintain and archive financial records in line with statutory requirements
Key Performance Measures:

The Account Officer’s performance shall be measured by the following KPIs:

  • Promptly submission of monthly and yearly accounts
  • Timely submission of tax returns and social security obligations
  • Timely submission of yearly budget
  • Timely issuance of annual subscription invoices to institute members and corporate members, and candidate local fee invoices to ATPs
  • Speed of institute‚Äôs debt recoveries
Educational Qualification:

The Accounts Officer shall hold:

  • A First Degree in Accounting Finance or its equivalent or
    Fully or partly qualified in any of the following Professional qualification:
    – ICA GH
    – ACCA
    – CIMA

Technical & Technological competencies:

The Accounts Officer shall possess the following Technical &  Technological competencies:

  • Knowledge of IFRS/IAS in the preparation of financial statement
  • ¬†Knowledge of financial management, Accounting Practices and Standards
  • Knowledge of the Tax/Levies Act
  • Must be conversant with Accounting software
  • Report writing, strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Computer literacy and usage of spreadsheet software
  • Good time management abilities and problem solving skills

Specific working experience:

Five years’ experience working as an Accounting Officer or a similar position in a reputable organization.

Personality attributes:

The Accounts Officer shall possess the following Personality attributes:

  • ¬†Self-discipline
  • ¬†Self-motivated
  • Confidentiality
  • Reliability
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
How to Apply:

Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and one-page cover letter to¬†[email protected]¬†with copies of relevant qualifications and contact details of three referees.

Closing date: Deadline for applications is Friday September 22, 2023.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

The Application deadline closed.

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