Finance Manager

  • Posted on 10 August 2020

Job Description

The role

This is an exciting opportunity for a “Finance Manager” to join a leading infrastructure consultancy and to contribute in the growth and development of a business.

Primary Purpose of Position:

Responsible for the Management of all Financial Reporting of SMEC’s operations in Ghana Office

Key Responsibilities:

• To manage cash sheets in Ghana Office

• To manage the cashflow in Ghana Office

• To make sure that all financial reports are submitted and processed into the system in time.

• To ensure that projects, opportunity management and overheads in Ghana are within the budget.

• To ensure statutory payments (filing of WHT, VAT, CIT etc) are on time

• To prepare and submit invoices to the Clients in Ghana

• To make sure that all financial reports are submitted and processed into the system in time.

• To prepare and manage the payroll for Ghana office

• Ensure business renewal certificates (Registrar General, AMA, GHIE, GIPC etc) are on time

• Maintain petty cash account system. Reconcile petty cash and bank account monthly

• Maintain records for payments to sub consultants and vendors

• Maintaining all relevant income and expenditure for each project in Ghana

• Any other duties assigned.

Key Performance Indicators:

• Attention to details and ability to meet deadlines.

• Statutory compliance.

• Understanding of SMEC’s financial system.

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

      • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or its equivalent.
      • A minimum of five years relevant Experience.
      • Ability to multitask.
      • Strong written and oral communication skills.
      • Good understanding go f management of funds.
      • Business administrative skill and commercial skill.
      • Experience of working in Africa is essential.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted online. To apply, click on the “Apply Now” link below and follow the prompts.

To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at

SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.

About the Organization

  • Flexible and friendly working environment
  • Excellent opportunity to become a valued member of SMEC's multidisciplinary team
  • Outstanding career prospects
About SMEC

SMEC is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects.

SMEC is ranked among the world's top infrastructure design firms and continues to win industry awards for technical excellence, design innovation and the management of environmental and social risks.

The SMEC Profile:

  • It is our culture to celebrate diversity, employ great people and work on interesting projects
  • We are a private company, wholly owned by our people
  • We have an established network of over 70 permanent offices around the world and over 5,000 employees
  • We offer our people opportunities to work, both in Australia and internationally, in the areas of: Transport; Water; Geotechnics and Tunnels; Environment; Urban Development; Hydropower and Energy; Social Development; Government and Advisory Services; and Mining, Oil and Gas.

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