Manager, Fixed Asset - MTN Ghana

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Job Summary:

  • Manage the function of the fixed asset within the Finance Division ensuring strict compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Job Role

  • To ensure the optimum maintenance of the fixed assets register (FAR)
  • To ensure the accuracy of carrying values in the general ledger, following IFRS, MTN policies, and management directives
  • Manage the Capital work in progress (CWIP) accounting from the primavera module in partnership with Capital Project Division
  • The take-on of all additions into the FAR, maintain accurate de-recognition of retired assets process, and administering the disposal of fixed assets process.
  • To closely monitor all impairment indicators for annual impairment reviews in line with IFRSs
  • Periodic reconciliations of the FAR to the general ledger, perform a regular analytical review of journals, maintain proper cost adjustment process on all subsequent costs
  • To ensure timely and accurate depreciation runs for month/year-end
  • To ensure annual physical counts of assets and tagging of new additions to fixed assets register (FAR)
  • Liaise with Planning and fulfillment to track all move orders from inventory to CWIP.
  • Provide monthly support to the tax team by providing monthly new additions for capital allowance computation.

Manage Statutory and External Audits

  • Analyze and investigate audit differences in line with audit instructions and SLAs defined
  • Respond to audit queries based on necessary approvals obtained from Opco CFO and defined delegation of authority
  • Prepare a list of unadjusted and adjusted differences
  • Recommend changes in the existing policies and procedures based on the materiality of audit findings



Exceptions Handling and Reporting

  • Perform root cause analysis for SLA non-compliance and take corrective action
  • Identify potential sensitive issues and escalate them to the appropriate level
  • Provide information to the Senior Manager on work accomplishments, problems, progress in work processes, individuals and team needs


  • Dynamic and highly competitive telecommunication & ICT industry
  • Highly regulated environment
  • Performance-driven environment
  • Diverse cultural environment
  • Group best practices & standards alignment
  • Regionalization structure implication
  • Supply market demographics

Opco specific restrictions on local content

Qualification Required & Experience


  • A Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Professional certification is a plus


  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a similar role with at least 3 years in a supervisory position

Professional/Technical competencies:

  • Fixed Assets Accounting
  • Reporting & presentation
  • Analytical



Skills / physical competencies:

  • Manage self and be a team player, good conflict management, takes and manages accountability
  • Energy & Drive – Innovative, takes initiative, result oriented and develops self consistently
  • Interpersonal Skills – Leadership, customer-centricity, collaboration, and coaches & develops direct reports
  • Personal Skills – Trustworthy, integrity and ethical in dealings
  • Operating Skills – Ability to focus on priorities and plans, shares knowledge effectively
  • Organizational Positioning Skills – Good written and verbal communication, presentation skills, commitment to the organization
  • Global thinker, Analytical thinking, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Good communication skills (oral and written)
  • Negotiating & Influencing skill

NB: The Incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality always.

Location: Accra

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should indicate vacancy number IRC24558 as the email subject.

Application without the subject will automatically be disqualified.

Interested and qualified applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 10th August 2021

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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  • The Recruiter reserves the right not to proceed with filling the position.
  • An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.


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