Job Vacancy For Finance Manager At MSI (Takoradi, Western Region)


•   JOB LOCATION: Takoradi, Western Region

The Local Governance and Decentralization Program (LOGODEP) is a five year USAID-funded program with a mandate to cover all 22 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana’s Western Region.  Our work is underpinned by USAID/Ghana’s Strategic Objective 5, “Strengthened Responsive Democratic Governance through Civic Involvement.”  LOGODEP is being implemented by MSI, an international development consultancy company based in Washington, DC.

We work in the 22 MMDAs to: a) expand public participation in local governance; b) support targeted districts to increase the amount of funds they generate internally; and c) achieve comprehensive development planning for local districts.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for the following position: JOB TITLE: FINANCE MANAGER (REF: TOR 011)

The Finance Manager will support the Chief of Party in budget planning and monitoring, maintaining timely and accurate financial information, and financial reporting to MSI/HQ and USAID.  He/She will ensure financial integrity in all aspects of the program and manage all financial, accounting, and administrative aspects of the projects.

Primary Responsibilities

•   The Finance Manager’s responsibilities will include management of all projects accounting, monthly financial reporting to MSI/HQ and to the USAID in coordination with the project management team.
•   He/she will oversee all project procurement in coordination with MSI/HQ, including supplies, equipment and subcontracts to local firms and management of the project Human Resources.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A university degree in finance, accounting or related field from an accredited university preferred.
•   Prior experience as the head of financial operations for a field-based USAID funded project; in depth knowledge of USAID rules and regulations particularly as related to finance contracts. Ability to work under pressure; good inter-personal skills. Previous experience with QuickBooks as a primary accounting tool is a must.

Please note:  This is a local position. Only Ghanaians are eligible to apply.

Location: Takoradi, Western Region

How To Apply For The Job

Detailed job profile is available on request from LOGODEP office Takoradi (PLOT No 42 Airport Ridge) or please email:

[email protected]

The right not to make an appointment is reserved.  Interviews will be held in Takoradi in June, 2015.

Typed applications with CV, cover letter and details of three referees to reach the LOGODEP Program Management Unit by 28th June, 2015 addressed to [email protected], or to MSI DTD PT 42, Airport Ridge, Takoradi.

Closing Date: 28 June, 2015

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