Job Vacancy For Finance and Logistics Officer (Kumasi)

Job Summary:

The primary responsibilities of the Finance and Logistics Officer are to manage all financial record keeping for a medium non-governmental organization (NGO), as well as coordinate importation of items through customs.

Key Responsibilities

Manage the finances:   

•   Create any needed policies or procedures
•   Record all expenditures
•   Issue petty cash
•   Report finances to director on a weekly basis
•   Manage bank accounts
•   Manage payments from customers
•   Issue payments to staff
•   Ensure receipts are on file
•   Keep thorough documentation of all financial related actions
•   Oversee payment of SSNIT and PAYE

Manage shipping/importation through Tema harbour and the airport (approximately 25 shipments a year)

•   Keep records of all expected shipments
•   Manage shipping documents via email
•   Liaise with government procurement office on incoming shipments
•   Provide accurate information to foreign shipping agents

Assist the directors in various duties
Other duties as assigned

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, logistics, or related area required
•   Master’s degree preferred
•   At least two years of related experience, preferably with an NGO
•   Demonstrated experience with financial management required
•   Demonstrated experience with importation/customs/logistics required
•   Experience with importation at Tema harbour and/or KIA preferred
•   Experience with human resources preferred
•   Experience liaising with government offices/ministries
•   Proficient computer skills, including Word Processing, Excel, email
•   Excellent written and verbal English skills
•   Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
•   Critical thinking skills and ability to problem solve effectively and efficiently
•   Excellent attention to detail
•   Demonstrated commitment to helping disadvantaged populations
•   Professionalism and ability to work with confidential material ethically

Location: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

The salary will be based on experience and performance during a probationary period, keeping in line with NGO funding realities.

To apply for this position, please send your CV/Resume and Cover Letter addressing your relevant work experience to

[email protected]

Closing Date: 07 September, 2015

•   Incomplete applications will not be reviewed
•   Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
•   Early submission of applications is encouraged
•   Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted