Job Vacancy For Senior Accountant (007) At CHF International (Tamale)

Founded in 1952, the Cooperative Housing Foundation—now known simply as CHF International—serves more than 20 million people each year, empowering them to improve their lives and livelihoods for a better future.

CHF currently has programs in more than 25 countries around the world in Africa, Asia, Europe & the Caucasus, Latin America & the Caribbean and the Middle East. In Ghana, CHF works in expanding economic opportunities through microfinance, improving and upgrading slums, expanding access to water and sanitation and engaging the youth in urban service delivery.

CHF is a politically neutral, non-profit organization that prides itself on an approach which is accountable, efficient and effective.

Job Summary:

CHF International a Non-Governmental Organization is seeking experienced professionals to recruit to fill the position below for a proposal for an upcoming 5-year USAID funded project on local government capacity building, livelihood and nutrition promotion in the northern region of Ghana.

The position with CHF International in the Northern Region, Ghana, will be pending upon an award by USAID.  The position is full time; 12 months per year over the life of the program.
The Senior Accountant will support all accounting processes related to the project.

•  The Senior Accountant will manage and control overall program expenses and daily accounting and assure appropriate use of funds.
•  In coordination with the Accounting Team, S/he will produce reports from CHF’s accounting system and will also be responsible in the preparation of financial reports to the local authorities.

Qualification Required & Experience

S/he will report to the Finance and Administrative Director and must have:

•  A Bachelor’s degree or preferably a master’s degree in Accounting and or Finance and a professional qualification in Accounting;
•  A minimum of 10 years of experience with at least 5 of which in a  USAID funded program under contract;
•  Demonstrated leadership;
•  Familiarity with operational, financial, quality assurance, and human resource procedures and regulations are a must.

How To Apply For The Job

For immediate consideration, please apply by sending your current CV (3 page maximum), to:

Closing Date: 15 December, 2012

Please indicate the number of the position you are applying for.(e.g. 005)