Assistant Accountant - Accra

Share this offer with your network

Published on 07.06.2019

Company

Industries:
Consumer goods
Food-processing industry
Job ads:See our Job Ads
NESTLé has been founded in 1866 by Henri Nestle and is today the world’s largest FMCGs Company, and a leader in nutrition, health and... read more

Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Assistant Accountant - Accra

Nestlé Group is currently seeking for Assistant Accountants to join our strong financial team. Nestlé enjoys a reputation as one of the world’s largest FMCG companies and we are driven by our purpose - enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. We’re committed to developing our people – enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed. Nestlé consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production and Ready Refresh by Nestlé. Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you’ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that’s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You’ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. 

Major Responsibilities include:

  • Providing financial support to a variety of internal stakeholders.
  • Supporting the monthly book close process.
  • Preparing journals accurately and on time.
  • Reviewing and performing GL account reconciliations and ensuring the timely resolution of issues.
  • Assisting with invoice, payment queries and transactional issues.
  • Working closely with business partners to support and action finance services tasks and Decision Support initiatives.
  • Close collaboration with NBS counterparts on day to day operational issues.
  • Analysing data, compiling information and preparing reports pertaining to statutory and internal requirements.
  • Adhering to standards set by Best Practice, Nestle Accounting Standards (NAS) and Nestle Control Self-Assessment Tool (NSAT).
  • Monitor all Bill to Cash daily operations and close follow up with sales, finance and supply chain teams.
  • Give support to internal/external audit and monitor payment operations
  • Preparing team meetings and training plans for accounting team.
  • Timely and accurate reporting of financial data for all legal entities under Nestlé Group.
  • Perform general bookkeeping, invoices, and other statements
  • Coordinates with Auditors.
  • Maintain financial reports, records, and general ledger.
Required profile for job ad : Assistant Accountant - Accra
  • Diploma/University degree preferably in Business Administration, Finance/Accounting, Economics or related discipline.
  • Preferably has (2) year experience in General Accounting, Bookkeeping, Finance, and Payroll
  • A strong problem solver.
  • Ability to tailor communication to suit related audience and stakeholders.
  • Initiative to identify process improvements whilst promoting best practice.
  • Updating departments’ procedures and guidelines.
  • Intermediate Excel skills essential; previous experience with SAP will be highly regarded.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles and technical proficiency.
  • Fluent English with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, especially in Excel
  • Experience using SAP and/or financial planning systems would be an asset.
  • IT & System Operation knowledge.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Attentive to detail and has the ability to multi-task.
  • Strong analytical skills.
Job criteria for job ad : Assistant Accountant - Accra
Job category:
Accounting, controlling, finance
Secretarial work, assistantship
Industries:
Consumer goods
Food-processing industry
Employment type:
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Ashanti - Brong Ahafo - Central - Eastern - Greater Accra - Northern - Upper East - Upper West - Volta - Western - International
City :Accra
Experience level:
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Spoken language:
englishfluent
Number of Position(s):10

Share this offer with your network

other job that might interest you

Credit Manager

20/07/19 | AFRICAWORK

We are looking for profiles and CVs of  Credit Managers  that we will send to our large account customers for their future recruitment needs. Missions: Manage customer risk; Optimize the cash flow of the company; Define the customer credit policy; Ensure ...

Region of : Ashanti - Brong Ahafo - Central - Eastern - Greater Accra -...

Financial & Account Analyst- Accra

16/08/19 | MIKENSY CONSULTING LIMITED

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced citizens of the Economic Community of West African states (ECOWAS) member states to fill the following vacant position at the Headquarters of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Autho ...

Region of : Greater Accra

Cashier

15/08/19 | GHANAFLAG SUPERMARKET

A Reputable Company seeks the services of a Cashier. Job Description: Collect payments whether in cash or credit Issue receipts, refunds, change or tickets  Redeem stamps and coupons  Cross-sell products and introduce new ones  Resolve customer complaints ...

Region of : Greater Accra

Financial Manager

17/07/19 | AFRICAWORK

We are looking for profiles and CVs of  Financial Managers  that we will send to our large account customers for their future recruitment needs. Responsibilities: Develop strategies for increasing revenue in the short and long term; Determine, implement, ...

Region of : Ashanti - Brong Ahafo - Central - Eastern - Greater Accra -...