Job Vacancy For Finance Officer

Job Summary

The Finance Officer has primary responsibility for maintaining and further developing MBC’s financial record keeping and reporting systems, and for assisting with the maintenance of administrative systems.

The position contributes to meeting statutory reporting and funding submission requirements, including assisting with submissions and returns to MBC’s funding bodies and clients, and to statutory agencies. The Finance Officer maintains responsibility and accountability for MBC’s budget.


•   Accountable to the Board of Management through the Chief Executive Officer
•   Reports to the Chief Executive Officer
•   Works cooperatively with colleagues and external auditors

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

•   Enter all income and expenditure transactions into accounting system
•   Perform bank reconciliations
•   Contribute to the preparation of annual organizational and project budgets
•   Contribute to the preparation of monthly income and expenditure statements and budget comparison and cash flow reports
•   Process all Petty Cash reconciliations on a weekly basis, or as required
•   Process salaries and maintain required records including salary packaging records
•   Reconcile salary records and make returns to the appropriate regulatory institutions
•   Prepare financial year end schedules, including debtors and creditors, and ensure all accounting requirements are complete
•   Liaise with and assist external auditor in respect of annual financial statements and related matters.
•   Contribute to the execution of technical assistance contracts relating to finance/accounting

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field.
•   Part professional qualification (ACCA/ICA/CIMA)
•   At least three (3) years of relevant experience in finance, accounting and financial management
•   Experience in mentoring or technical assistance service provision is a plus
•   Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
•   Competency and working knowledge in databases and accounting software
•   Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
•   Excellent computer skills
•   Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should send a motivation letter and CV to:

[email protected] / [email protected]

Closing Date: 10 July, 2015
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