Financial Controller Job at SOS Children’s Villages Ghana - Career Opportunity in Ghana
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Vacancy title:
Financial Controller

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

Jobs at:

SOS Children’s Villages Ghana

Deadline of this Job:
13 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 02, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Company: SOS Children’s Villages Ghana
Location: Ghana
State: Accra
Job category: No Categories

SOS CHILDREN’S VILLAGES GHANA is part of a global humanitarian and child welfare organization that provides a stable family environment for children in need and without parental care or at risk of losing parental care, with four villages currently in operation in Tema, Asiakwa, Asokore Mampong & Tamale. We also provide social services for families at risk through our Programme (FSP). Family Strengthening
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of: Financial Controller

Job Summary
• The successful applicant heads the Finance Department and ensures that all the Accounting records of the association are done with strict adherence to set standards.
• He will report to the National Director and be responsible for the supervision of the Senior Accountant, National Office Finance Officers and all the Prograamme Location Accountants.
• He will provide technical financial supervision to the Programme Directors in each of our four (4) locations.
• As the finance partner to the management team, applicant will be responsible for ensuring sound financial controls, playing a prominent role in driving organizational performance through the financial supply chain, advising and developing organizational strategy together with the management team, ensuring compliance with global policies and internal controls; serving as point of contact external and internal auditors.

Qualification Required & Experience
The ideal candidate must:
• Hold a minimum qualification of first degree preferably in Business Administration (Accounting/Finance Option) plus ICA/ACCA final certificate.
• An MBA degree in Finance is an added advantage.
• Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience as Head of Finance and with basic administrative skills.
• Preferably within the NGO sector.
• Strong Administrative and Organizational Skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to represent SOS in dealing with donors and partnerships with donor funding agencies
• Have a basic understanding of programme design development and budgeting especially in the sectors of education, health, livelihoods, safeguarding childcare
• Have the ability to coordinate and be the link amomg finance, programme, and potential institutional donors
• Be able to maintain good relationships with donors by ensuring regular communication, knowledge exchange and effective and prompt financial reporting.
• Have the following competencies: leadership, innovation, team playing, flexible, self-drive and have the ability to work very fast and under strict deadlines.
• Be highly proficient in MS Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint and the use of Internet for research.
Location: Accra

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


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Job application procedure
Interested applicants should send their applications and Curriculum vitae with photocopies of certificates addressed to:
The HR/Admin Manager
P. O. Box AN 16657
Accra North
Or email to
Closing Date: 13 August, 2021
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ghana
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 August 2021
Duty Station: Accra
Posted: 02-08-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 02-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-08-2065
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