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Available Jobs Ghana

Our Client is looking for a CFO to join their team based in Ghana.
Responsible for all Financial Management including Capital Management, Expense Management, Financial Planning and Projections, Financial Reporting Regulatory Relationships, Risk Management and Tax Planning.Read More

Ensure that the cash flow position of the Company is healthy at all times.
Provide direction, ongoing management and technical guidance for the Department. This includes preparation and monitoring of operating budget for expenses and revenues, financial reporting including preparation of all financial statements and analysis of industry comparative data.
Manage the Company’s premium collection process and overseeing processing of premium/claim payments.
Develop and manage systems of internal controls over Company transactions including billing clients, premium and commission production records, collections and disbursement of funds, financial assets and liabilities.
Ensure that accounts payables are paid in a timely manner, receivables are collected promptly, payroll is processed in a timely manner, periodic bank reconciliations are completed and maintaining an orderly accounting filling system.
Act as the primary financial regulatory contact for all regulators (Insurance Commission et al) as well as internal and external auditors for both ongoing financial reporting requirements and financial examinations.
Ensure that adequate controls are installed including adhering to compliance procedures and internal/operational risk mitigating controls in accordance with any and all applicable regulatory standards, requirements and policies.
Ensure that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles and/or international financial reporting standards.
Develop and maintain the capital and operating budget of the company.
Responsible for people management within the department to include up skilling team members, mentoring and developing independent thinking skills and behaviours in team members.
Attend Board and subcommittee meetings including being a member of the Audit/Finance Committee.
Assist in the design, implementation and timely calculation of wage incentives, commissions and salaried of staff.
Oversee the maintenance of the inventory of all fixed assets of the company.
The CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER will perform other duties assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.

Salary & Benefits
US$3000 plus GHS 4000 plus accommodation & transport provided

  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: US$3000 plus GHS 4,000 local allowance, accommodation & transport

Required Skills

7 Years of Experience
A degree in Accounting or Finance or an MBA and a professional qualification such as ACCA or equivalent from a recognized institution. <br> Minimum of 7 years progressive finance related experience, preferably in a Financial or Insurance Industry, 4 of which must be at management level. <br>
Key Skills
Must have deep up-to-date knowledge of IFRS reporting standards. <br> Strong understanding of business models for generating customer/shareholder value. <br> Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization. <br> Strong problem solving and creative skills coupled with the ability to exercise sound judgement and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis. <br> High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

Additional Requirements

Finance & Insurance

Our Client is looking for an Executive Head - Underwriting.
Managing the underwriting cycle including risk selection, classification and pricing, policy issuance and maintenance, final premium auditing in line with company guidelines.Read More

Operational / Strategic:
Direct the underwriting process to include the quoting process, risk selection and agency relations; maintaining positive relations with the Business Development Team, policy holders and regulatory personnel.
Responsible for consistency and quality assessment of underwriting risk selection, development of tools to improve bottom line results, increase market share, coordinate planning to project the impact of any proposed new or revised policy, procedure or program related to risk selection and related pricing prior to adoption.
Lead the evaluation of the performance of risk classification; identify positive and negative loss trends and making recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer.
Work with the Business Development team to develop regular reports that accurately reflect underwriting and sales representatives’ performance for the year.
Ensure a decrease in the value of the policy when risk is evaluated as substandard while applying ratings to ensure safe profitable distribution of risks using the Company’s reference materials.
Direct the development of action plans for problems that may arise in rating and compliance whiles working especially with the claims team to develop controls that ensure risks are effectively managed.
Ensure the proper evaluation of losses due to catastrophe or excessive insurance.
Consistently review the Company’s records to determine the amount of insurance in force on a single risk.
Turnaround times and where appropriate recommend to management how these can be improved and establish benchmarks and monitoring tools to future performance.
Ensure an adequate risk retention strategy on each individual life through the re-insurance mechanism.
Perform additional duties assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.
People Management:
Provide effective and inspiring leadership by being actively involved in all Operations related to back and front office activities.
Provide guidance and training on underwriting at new business stage.
Provide guidance and training for claims handling and claims underwriting.
Provide guidance and training on reinsurance and reinsurance accounting Salary Package
US$2500 plus GHS4000 local allowance, accommodation & transport provided

  • Industry: Banking / Financial / Insurance
  • Salary: US$2500 plus 4000 GHS local allowance, accommodation & transport

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
A degree in a relevant field and/or an MBA in Accounting, Finance or Project Management. <br> A minimum of ten (10) years work experience in the Insurance industry and five (5) years in similar role. <br> Professional qualification in the CII (UK) <br>
Key Skills
Must have deep knowledge of insurance operations; regulatory environment; reinsurance; management accounts, underwriting and product development. <br> Must display good competence in life and medical underwriting, financial and occupational underwriting. <br> Must have demonstrable leadership and multitasking skills, engaging and motivating people and guiding team to work with others to accomplish goals. <br> Proficiency in MS Office. <br> Must have the ability to read, interpret, and apply information from a variety of sources such as manuals, professional publications, and government regulations; including the ability to seek out such information and to be a leader in disseminating information. <br> Flexible, ability to identify and resolve problems quickly. <br> Excellent written and oral communication skills. <br> Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. <br> Managing and improving processes <br> Excellent planning and brilliant executing skills <br> Openness

Additional Requirements

Senior Management

Our Client is looking for a Senior Executive - Claims to join their team based in Ghana
Responsible for analysing and processing claims as well as making sure all enquires and payments are dealt with promptly.Read More

Register claim notifications into the claims administration system.
Analyse claims and check it is covered under the policy conditions
Investigate claims application by claimants
Inform clients/claimants of claims acceptance and the mode of payment.
Make recommendations in respect of settlement of claims
Process claim for payments to clients/claimants
Make sure all enquires and payments are dealt with promptly.
Ensure fair settlement and good customer service
Handle all complaints associated with a claim
Keep client/claimants files updated
Record all payments of claims made
Inform your immediate superior of reinsurance recovery where applicable.
Process reinsurance claim recovery
Make sure reinsurance claims recoveries are dealt with promptly. Mbr> The SNR. EXECUTIVE OFFICER- CLAIMS will perform other duties assigned by the Executive Head, Underwriting
Salary Package
US$2000 plus GHS4000 local allowance, accommodation & transport provided

  • Industry: Banking / Financial / Insurance
  • Salary: US$2000 plus GHS 4,000 local allowance, accommodation & transport

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
A degree with emphasis in Insurance, Accounting or Finance. <br> Has knowledge and understand the Life Insurance Industry. <br> 2 - 4 years of Claims handling experience, with extensive knowledge of various types of Life Insurance Compensation Regulations. <br> Must be current on developments and changes in medical impairment, life style and habits, avocation and underwriting. <br> Must be computer Literate. <br> Has general knowledge of insurance policies including what each policy covers and understand the relevant laws
Key Skills
Claims certification is strongly preferred <br> Strong attention to detail <br> Excellent written and verbal communication <br> Ability to work cross functional and maintain an effective working relationship with other groups including Agents, Clients, Underwriting, Accounting and Legal. <br> Ability to multi-task and improvise in a fast paced working environment. <br> Advanced skills in Microsoft Suite especially Excel <br> Networking and influencing <br> Must have good judgement, be reliable and follow through with commitments.

Additional Requirements

Claims Handling

Our Client is looking for a Senior Executive Officer - Underwriting to join their team.
Process Life Insurance Application Forms received from Supervisor with no error and within timelines.Read More

Duties to include:
Review all applications received to ensure that all questions have been answered and premiums accurately calculated.
Return incomplete applications to Business Development Department.
Review and correct wrongly calculated premiums and report to BDD for clients to be contacted for premium change
View all medical cases and refer to the Executive Head, where needed.
Issue policies that meet requirements
Keep detailed and accurate records of policies underwritten and decisions made.
The SENIOR EXECUTIVE OFFICER-UNDERWRITING will perform other duties assigned by the EXECUTIVE HEAD, UNDERWRITING. Salary US$2000 plus GHS4000 local allowance, accommodation & transport provided

  • Industry: Banking / Financial / Insurance
  • Salary: US$2000 plus GHS 4000 local allowance, accommodation & transport

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
A degree in a relevant field <br> Must have professional Certificate in Insurance <br> Must be computer literate and be able to use Microsoft Office suit.
Key Skills
Must have knowledge of Life Insurance and Underwriting <br> Must demonstrate understanding of medical conditions and impairment, avocation and reinsurance treaties <br> Must demonstrate understanding of financial and legal insurance aspect of risk selection and other factors pertaining to acceptability and assessment of life insurance application. <br> Must be able to make recommendation for acceptance or decline of life insurance application beyond approved limit. <br> Must be numerical literate

Additional Requirements

Good IT Skills

Our Client is seeking a qualified accountant with industry experience of working in a commercial environment to relocate to Ghana (Tema) and fill the position of Finance Manager.
The position holder will report to the General Manager and will be expected to take full ownership of the finance Read More

Duties to include:
Produce financial and management accounts on a weekly and monthly basis
Manage the daily finance activities and produce timely control reports including stock position, bank reconciliation and debtors list
Manage the office administration of the Tema Office
Supervise and up skill junior staff
Implement and develop control procedures

  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: $1500 - $2000 p/month

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Accountancy or Finance Related Degree is essential for this role
Key Skills
Work experience producing financial and management accounts <br> Work experience in different jurisdictions in Africa and can easily adopt to new environments <b> Work experience in the meat industry and appreciates frozen food preservation procedures <br> Comfortable using accounting software packages to produce financial and management reports <br> An ability to work to strict deadlines and recognise the importance of keeping sensitive information private and confidential <br> An ability to build positive relationships and manage a team

Additional Requirements

Retail & Distribution
Management Accounts