Manager: General Ledger & Reporting - MTN Ghana

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Manager: General Ledger & Reporting - MTN Ghana

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The core purpose of the Job

Manage all accounting entries into the financial system and ensure that they are fully compliant with International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) as well as oversee period close and consolidation and intercompany process performed in the Financial Operations function.


  • Technology and Platform business
  • Multi-regulation and multifaceted stakeholder management
  • Public Listed Organization
  • Environmental, Social and Governance prioritized
  • Regionalization structure implication
  • Performance driven environment
  • Development of a sophisticated client base (especially high-value)
  • Diverse cultural environment
  • Extended workforce management



Job Role Responsibilities

  • Review and approve manual and automated journal vouchers (including recurring journals) as per the defined delegation of authority (DoA)
  • Review all provision entries for the month along with the corresponding basis for computation
  • Review the accuracy of intercompany confirmation requests
  • Review intercompany charges based on intercompany contracts, if any or any other legally enforceable document between two Opcos.
  • Manage month-end closure and ensure timely reporting by providing guidance to interdepartmental Managers where necessary.
  • Streamline financial reports to ensure that they are aligned to the accounting system.
  • Analyze results and highlight variances and corrective action.
  • Prepare financial statements in line with the reporting requirements
  • Comply with the DoA for access to the approved financial statements prior to publishing.
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly, and biannual commentaries, as well as financial commentaries to the Audit Committee.
  • 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.


Foundational Skills Proficiency Required

  • Strategic Planning & Thinking
    • Analyze the organization's wider environment and draw conclusions about the impact of events and activities; guide the team to create solutions that deliver value in line with the business plans.
    • Develops and implements organization-wide policy by determining the target audience, building coalitions with the appropriate population, and developing a budget.
  • Critical Thinking
    • Introduces new approaches that may have been tried elsewhere
    • Examines situations from multiple or different perspectives
    • Recognizes points for improvement and uses imagination to solve problems.
  • Analytical Thinking
    • Organizes, classifies and synthesizes the data into fundamental issues
    • From the information, identifies the most probable causes of the problem.
    • Reduces the information down into manageable components
    • Identifies the logical outcomes from analyzing the data collected
  • Decision Making based on Decision Modelling
    • Maintains the utmost integrity and behaves ethically at all times. Identifies gaps in information and makes informed assumptions in order to take timely action.
    • Addresses very complex issues and makes a judgment call on the need for additional analysis or the business necessity to take a timely decision, with the available information.
    • Demonstrates a basic understanding of different decision models
  • Integrated Analytics
    • Leads the business insights strategy for the organization and makes a significant contribution to the overall strategic planning process.
    • Is considered highly influential and credible in providing customer, market, and business insights to inform and improve the quality of decision-making across the organization.




  • A Degree in Finance/ Accounting
  • Professional qualification in ACCA/CA a must



  • 5 years of relevant experience in a similar role with at least three years in a supervisory position.



  • Knowledge of the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS)
  • Working knowledge of ERP (Oracle preferred)
  • Internal Audit Practices
  • Good understanding of finance-related issues
  • Excellent record keeping or maintenance of files
  • Management of system database
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Microsoft Office Suite (MS Excel, Word, etc.)

Skills / physical competencies:

  • Manages self and is a team player, has good conflict management, and 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, and commitment to the organization.
  • Global thinker, Analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Good communication skills (oral and written)
  • Negotiating & Influencing skill



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