6 Jun 2016

WaterHealth Job Vacancy : Head – Subsidiary Accounts

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WaterHealth Ghana (WHG) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Water Health International, a Company that aims at providing scalable, safe drinking water solutions to underserved areas through advanced technology and innovative business models. Headquartered in Irvine, USA, WaterHealth International (holding Company of WHG) runs operations worldwide including Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria Bangladesh and India. WHG came into the existence in 2008 with a vision to provide safe, scalable and affordable drinking water to the underserved communities across Ghana. WHI runs similar operations in India, Nigeria, Liberia and Bangladesh.

Job Description

  • Position Title:  Head – Subsidiary Accounts
  • Level: L6
  • Reports to: Financial Controller
  • Function: Finance
  • Location: Nigeria & Ghana



Basic Data Function description
The incumbent would be responsible for managing the entire accounts function and all statutory requirements from a taxation point of view.
Contacts of the function
External to WHG Internal to WHG
Consultants, Banks, Vendors and Customers All department Heads


Roles and Responsibility Areas of Responsibility Responsibility (See Legend)
# Tasks
1 Books Closure and Audit (Statutory/Tax and Transfer Pricing, if any for both the countries) Full
2 Strict knowledge of Statutory Compliances (Direct & Indirect Taxes) – Filings, returns etc Full
3 Strong communication skills as to be dealt with regular dealings with Statutory Auditors, internal auditors, VAT Authorities,Tax department, Registrar offices etc apart from other secreterial matters Full
4 Ensure accuracy in accounts payable/accounts recievable, fund management, Inter-company transactions Full
5 Monthly and quarterly closure of book of accounts Full
Supervisory Role Number of Staff Controlled 3
Next Level The incumbent could grow upto the role of CFO/Financial Controller


Responsibility Full Complete ownership of the task
Shared 25 – 75% ownership
Minor < 25% ownership
Level Expert
Trend > Will increase in future
= Will remain the same
< Will decrease in future

Required Skills or Experience

Qualification and Experience Education: CA/ICWA
Functional Experience : Should have a minimum 8 to 10  years of experience in relevant field preferably with African working experiece
Super Speciality :
Other : Working knowledge or certification course in IFRS
Years of Experience: The incumbent should have about 8 to 10 years of experience of working in relevant field


Knowledge, Skills and Attitude Knowledge Level (See Legend) Future trend  (See Legend)
1 Financial Accounting Expert =
2 Tax Planning Expert =
3 Internal Audit Expert =
1 Analytical Ability Expert =
2 Mentoring/Coaching Skills Expert =
3 Time Management Expert =
4 Leadership Skills Expert =
1 Accountability Expert =
2 Ethics Expert =
3 Diligence Expert =

How to Apply

All interested qualified persons should submit their application letter and CV to: [email protected]

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