Africa Foresight Group is an African firm based out of Accra, Ghana that connects freelance consultants with high-impact client engagements across the continent on a managed marketplace. At AFG, we aim to build African companies into global champions by offering world-class and locally accessible services. We are excited to work with talented, international leaders with a whole-hearted commitment to contributing to sustainable growth in African economies.
We are looking for a strong and dynamic Accounts Officer to join the AFG team in Accra, Ghana. This position targets individuals with 2-4 years of work experience in accounts management with a role in a start-up and/or financial services. You are a fit for the role if you have a keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data. You understand the accounting reporting standards and have experience liaising with compliance bodies. You also know how to build structure into your decision-making processes and you share the interest in building a values-based people organization with a unique culture.
Enter and post financial data in Odoo
Prepare an accurate financial statement in a timely manner
Assist in the preparation of companywide budget and forecasts
Analyze and advise on spending of the company
Process and manage payroll obligatory returns and other statutory returns.
Support with external audit exercises
Analyze businesses performance and Interpret complex financial information and
provide updates and information as needed
Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in accounting, economics, business
administration or a related field;
At least 2-4 years of work experience in a similar role
Familiar with IFRS reporting standards
Ability work as part of a broader team
Knowledge of the professional services industry preferred; High level of accuracy and
attention to detail
Intermediate computer software skills, including Excel and Accounting packages
Creative, flexible and entrepreneurial mindset with the willingness to shape
Excellent written and oral skills
An analytical mind