Retail Accountant
Region Greater Accra, ghana
6d ago

Job Type Permanent / Full Time Working Experience 3 - 5 Years Education Level First Degree Industry Food and Beverage Jobs Qualifications Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role and industry Requirements
  • Ability to prepare and present a variety of monthly reports for management review (includes financial analysis summary, balance sheet analysis, delivery and warehouse, inventory analysis)
  • Must possess the understanding of cost accounting, retail accounting, inventory controls, efficient manufacturing and distribution operations, and product sourcing is desired
  • Previous experience in conducting physical inventory is highly desirable
  • Strong team player able to effectively collaborate with others within and outside the organization
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong analytical and communication (verbal and written) skills required
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications is required (Excel and Word) Description
  • Role Profile

    The successful candidate will play an integral role in the Company’s general accounting operations by controlling and verifying financial transactions

    Roles & Responsibilities

  • Conduct monthly balance sheet review of retail, manufacturing & distribution accounting functions
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly financial statements and related commentary
  • Lead the daily reporting of written orders, shipments and backlog
  • Monthly review of profit and loss statements
  • Monthly balance sheet analysis
  • Review standard cost updates through margin and account analysis
  • Attend physical inventories performed at retail, manufacturing and distribution locations
  • Book financial adjustments as necessary including accruals, re-classes, etc.
  • Analyze key inventory reserves on a monthly basis
  • Completion of month-end pre-close during and post-close department tasks
  • Assist with monthly forecasts and preparation of the annual fiscal budget
  • Act as a key point of contact for tax exemption requests prior to submission to the tax department
  • Perform testing of key internal controls over financial reporting
  • Analyze finished goods inventory, including month-end reconciliations
  • Coordinate the preparation of new store location budgets for assigned districts
  • Other financial analysis, reporting, and tasks as requested by management
  • Work with internal and external auditors
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