Finance Officer Job at GIZ Ghana - Career Opportunity in Ghana
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Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

GIZ Ghana

Deadline of this Job:
19 July 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Date Posted: Monday, 05 July 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Company: GIZ Ghana
Category: Accounting / Auditing
Location: Accra
Job status: Contract
Salary: GH
Education: Degree
Experience: 3 year
Job expires: 19 Jul-2021

Project Brief
• A key element of national development agenda of Ghana is creating new and better jobs for a growing young generation. The intervention of areas of the Sustainable Economic Development in Ghana (PSED) program: Support to the reform in the Technical Vocational Training sector
• (TVET), Financial System Development (FSD), implementation of Migration and Employment Promotion (MEP) and support for digitization (DIGIT) contribute to this endeavor by improving the conditions for creation of decent and productive employment.

Scope of the role
• The finance officer will be responsible for providing support in ensuring that financial and administrative regulations are complied with GIZ PuR and local legislation of Ghana.

Your Tasks
• Carries out accounting procedures using bankbook and cashbook software, balancing both books periodically, always prepared for both
• regular and unannounced cash counts and bank reconciliation statements.
• Ensures full compliance to internal auditing rules by carrying out indepth checking of vouchers submitted for processing
• Insures the tax calculations according the local legislation Ghana
• Follows up on all receivables with partner organizations and remind them for the expected action to be taken
• Calculates travel advances and travel claims, proper checking of invoices for accuracy
• Organises adequate filing system structure and files documents properly for easy retrieval
• Advises partners and experts on accounting and financing procedures in accordance international accounting system

Qualification Required & Experience
• University Degree in BA/BSc Accounting, Finance, or similar area
• At least 3 years of work experience in auditing and accounting in a comparable position
• Strong command of English language (both written and oral) is required; knowledge of German language is an asset.
• Good working knowledge of modern telecommunication systems (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet); computer applications most especially excel or project management.
• Mandatory working knowledge and experience in IT-based accounting programs
• Proactive attitude towards personal growth and institutional changes; rendering result orientated performance.
• Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.
Location: Accra

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job application procedure
Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a one-page cover letter to: under the Job Code 2021/PSED/06/02.
Closing Date: 19 July, 2021
GIZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. All qualified candidates regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, race, and religion are encouraged to apply.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ghana
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 19 July 2021
Duty Station: Accra
Posted: 06-07-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 06-07-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-07-2065
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