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Accountant | Ghana



Accounting & Finance
Accra, Ghana
Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2023

About Moove

Moove is on a mission to build the largest mobility fintech for emerging markets. Our starting point is a technology-enabled lending model to radically transform the availability of auto finance and vehicles for on-demand ridesharing services across tier 1 African cities. By doing so, Moove is creating sustainable jobs for mobility entrepreneurs in the mobility sector.

About the Role

Moove is looking for an experienced Treasury Accountant with a strong financial acumen and an entrepreneurial attitude to be the Treasury Accountant. This position will be reporting to the Finance Manager. As a proven result-driven person, the Treasury Accountant will be responsible for the preparation, monitoring, and reporting of the company’s general ledger.

In this role, you will dig deep into the financial information system, monitor month-end closing as well as suggest improvements and support implementation. If you've got an analytical mind, some big ideas, and an uncanny knack for forecasting, this is the role for you.

What You’ll be Doing

  • Downloading remittances from daily collections

  • Reconciling remittances and ensuring all differences are followed up

  • Preparing and uploading all payments to vendors and customers

  • Recording all bank transactions in the relevant accounting software

  • Preparing bank reconciliations on monthly basis

  • Updating prepayment and intercompany payable schedules and ensuring intercompany balances (receivable and payable) for Ghana entities are in agreement

  • Uploading staff salaries and making statutory payments including withholding taxes for all companies

  • Preparing all bank documentation and liaising with banks for account opening and online banking set-ups for companies

  • Preparing month-end balance sheet reconciliations

  • Assisting with the preparation of financial year-end files

  • Performing day-to-day cash and treasury activities in line with the Delegation of Authority

  • Administering petty cash system in line with established policies and preparing daily petty cash and cash advance reports and monthly bank reconciliations and maintaining regularly review the petty cash process, ensuring proper retirement of both cash and card transactions

  • Working closely with the Customer Success Team to ensure that all driver and rider payment related issues are resolved on timely basis

  • Ensuring proactive and accurate reporting of the company’s cash position on daily basis

  • Supporting the annual financial audit process

  • Assisting the Finance Manager with other ad hoc duties

What You will need for this position

  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in accounting or finance-related discipline

  • Minimum of three (3) years in an accounting role

  • Proficiency in data collation and analysis

  • Proficiency in the use of an accounting system

  • Good knowledge and understanding of accounting concepts, principles, and practices regarding budgeting and management reporting

  • Good understanding of:
    • IFRS and other Local/ international accounting standards and practices

    • Income tax and VAT legislation

  • Good knowledge of trend analysis

  • Excellent problem analysis and solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Good report writing and presentation skills

  • Well-developed ability to manage multiple priorities

Key Metrics

  • Timeliness of reconciliations, payments, and capturing of data

  • Timeliness and accuracy of monthly management reports Timeliness and accuracy of the budget preparations

  • Accuracy of balance sheet reconciliations

Who You'll Be Working with:

Directly reporting to our Finance Manager, and closely working with our Finance and Operations Team.

About the team

Our team is collaborative, positive, curious, and engaged. We think fast, work smart, laugh often, and are looking for like-minded people to join us in our mission to disrupt vehicle ownership and make financial freedom within reach.

Moove is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently.

Pre-hiring Notice: Moove relies on the accuracy of information contained in employment applications, as well as the accuracy of other data presented throughout the hiring process and during employment. Any misrepresentations, falsifications, or material omissions in any information or data provided by an applicant may result in the applicant being excluded from further consideration for employment or if an individual has already been hired, termination of employment.

EEO Statement: Moove is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, political affiliation or any other protected characteristic.

Moove: Moove is a mobility asset finance company and Uber's preferred fleet partner across Sub-Saharan Africa. Our Vision is to democratise financial services to make our customers more productive and successful. Our Core values are Compassion, Excellence, Innovation, Teamwork, Trust and Ownership.