Accountant at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Job Description

This position is an entry level professional accounting position and requires a firm understanding and application of financial principles in working with specialized accounting records, reports and programs and assisting in the day-to-day maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and preparation of basic financial reports. Incumbents typically work under close supervision and within a firm set of guidelines and policies while gaining an understanding of Church accounting systems. Any decision outside of well-defined guidelines and policies are referred to the supervisor or to a more senior level accountan.

  • Company: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Ghana
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Accounting Jobs in Ghana


  • Manage vendor invoice payments including cheques and wire/ACH payments
  • Reconcile accounts, bank statements, review reconciliations, and make sure that all outstanding items are properly cleared after each pay cycle
  • Oversee account payable ensuring all processes are completed timely and accurately and has proper approvals
  • Assist with general treasury functions to ensure all bank accounts are fully funded
  • Assist with year-end closing and audit processes
  • Assist with setting up new bank accounts
  • Work closely with local unit teams to ensure timely and accurate update of local units’ banks operations
  • Work closely with other departments to create weekly and monthly cash forecasts and reports
  • Perform banking operations including transaction recording, processing, deposits, withdrawals, and cash management
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or business management.
  • A minimum of two (2) – four (4) years of professional accounting experience, including the use of accounting systems, is required for this position
  • ACCA, CA or CIMA designation (or partly qualified) is a plus
  • Demonstrate well-grounded knowledge and understanding of accounting theory, principles, and Church accounting systems
  • Must be able to operate a personal computer and have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications especially word processing and spreadsheet programs
  • Must be able to learn new software
  • Excellent analytical, planning, and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including fluency in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate courtesy, diplomacy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others in everyday working relationship
  • Must be a member of the Church and worthy of a temple recommend.


Method of Application

Closing Date : 15th October, 2023

May 2024