Chief Accountant Needed at Juaben Oil Mills Ltd

Employment type: Full-time
Location:  Juaben-Ashanti


  • Prepare and analyze financial statements to provide management with accurate and timely financial information.
  • Track and analyze manufacturing costs, including direct materials, labor, and overhead expenses. Monitor variances between standard costs and actual costs and ensure accurate costing of products.
  • Assist in developing detailed quarterly budgets and forecasts for manufacturing operations. Monitor performance against budget and forecast and provide explanations for variances.
  • Oversee the accounting for inventory, including raw materials, work-in-progress, and finished goods. Perform regular inventory reconciliations and conduct inventory valuation assessments.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards, tax regulations, and internal controls. Prepare financial reports for external auditors and government agencies as required.
  • Conduct financial analysis to support decision-making, such as evaluating the profitability of products, analyzing cost-saving opportunities, and assessing capital investments.
  • Identify areas for process improvement in financial reporting, cost accounting, and other financial processes. Implement best practices to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Work closely with other departments such as Production, Supply Chain, Technical, Human Resource, and Sales to gather relevant financial data and provide insights on financial performance.
  • Utilize accounting software and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to maintain financial records, generate reports, and streamline financial processes.
  • Effectively communicate financial information including presenting findings to management, participating in meetings, and offering guidance on financial matters.

Qualification Required & Experience

  • A First degree in Accounting or a Master’s degree in Accounting
  •  Preferably a Certified  Accountant (CA).
  • Approximately five (5) or more years of professional experience in a related field.
  • Proven skills and experience, especially, in financial management-related activities.
  • Ability to develop complex budgets and manage all related financial transactions.
  • Experience in financial management systems and processes.
  • Advanced computer skills in email, word processing, spreadsheets, the Internet, and familiarity with Management Information Systems,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be e-mailed to or in person before midnight on Friday, the 24th. May 2024.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend a number of screening interviews.

Applications must be addressed to:

The Human Resource Manager
Juaben Oil Mills Ltd
P.O.BOX 20
Juaben- Ashanti

Closing Date: 24th  May, 2024