Accounts Officer, Accra, Freedom Leisure

Accounts Officer, Accra, Freedom Leisure

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Daystar Power Group is looking to engage a competent Accounts Officer, who will play an integral role in keeping financial records up-to-date, checking for inaccuracies in invoices, and handling queries on general accounts in Ghana.

We are seeking hard working, motivated, and well-organized individuals (He, She, They) with a focus on continuous improvement to exceed expectations.

Key responsibilities:

Job holder will report to the Administrator who is the key point of contact for accounting, tax and administration related matters.

Ensure that Group policies and procedures are properly implemented and complied within the Ghana office.

Perform monthly bank reconciliations for all the company’s bank accounts.

Process vendor payments and reconcile vendor accounts to resolve any issues.

Prepare customer invoices and follow up with customers for payments.

Prepare customer aging analysis report to ensure accounts receivables are properly managed.

Process staff advances/retirements and reconcile staff accounts regularly.

Manage general ledger entries on the accounting system (Odoo).

Manage the fixed asset register and reconcile against general ledger entries.

Manage inventory records and carry out periodic stock count to ensure inventory records match physical stock.

Ensure all accounting and administrative documents are properly filed (both electronically and hard copies) for ease of retrieval.

Support the audit process (including statutory audit, tax audit, due diligence etc.) and take responsibility for timely audit completion.

Support the timely preparation of monthly financial statements.

Work with the tax consultants to ensure timely and accurate computation and filing of tax obligations.

Participate in the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and variance reports.

Support in administrative matters and other related matters, as may be required.


Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in related disciplines – Accounting or Finance.

Minimum of intermediate level of Chartered Accountant qualifications(ICAN, ACCA) is required.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years work experience in a similar role.

Strong proficiency of Microsoft Office Applications in particular MS Excel.

Experience of working remotely and/or of virtual teams will be an advantage.

Experience with preparing financial statements and coordinating month-end/year-end close process.

Language Proficiency: Fluency in English is required (French would be an additional advantage).


Proactive self-starter and pays attention to details.

Self-motivated and demonstrate a sense of ownership with high level of commitment and the ability to thrive under pressure.

Passionate with excellent team skills.

Highly organized with ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and prioritize competing demands, passion for renewable energy.

Competency and Skills Requirements

Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to details.

Highly inquisitive mindset with an aptitude for numbers.

Advanced communication, interpersonal skills.

Ability to work independently but also work with others in a fast-paced environment

Hands-on experience with accounting systems

Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office especially Microsoft Excel.


Agility: the ability to be flexible, responsive, adaptive, and show initiative in times of change, uncertainty and business opportunity


Opportunity to work in a forward-looking, innovative company, with international group of colleagues.

Unlimited career opportunities – depending on achievements and personal development.

A competitive salary and benefits package with long term prospect in a fast-growing company.

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