Job Vacancy For Senior Accountant At Plan Ghana (Tamale)



Plan International Ghana, an international Child-Centered Community Development organisation, is looking for dynamic and results-oriented persons to fill the position outlined below: Senior Accountant

Job Purpose

•   This position is to support the successful implementation of Complimentary Basic Education (REACH) project in ensuring that all project operations are conducted as per the prescriptions of the Operations Manual (OM) and other approved policies and also in accordance to the donor's procedures and policies.

Duties and Responsibilities

•   Ensures that project transactions are reviewed and correctly entered into SAP on a timely basis
•   Ensure that all approved Project budget account lines donor account lines together with subsequent modifications are accurate in SAP
•   Provides quarterly, year-end and other grants financial reports and analyses as per required instructions for management decision making
•   Ensures proper filing (electronic and hard copy) of grants financial reports
•   Assists the Project Manager in the preparation of quarterly and year-end financial schedules of the project.
•   Consolidates and submits monthly community and partner visits reports received from Project Staff
•   Reviews project sub-ledger for all advances and prepaid expenses and follow up on outstanding advances
•   In charge of the preparation of the Project annual budget
•   Responds to grants financial queries in liaison with the country Finance Manager (CFM), Business Development Manager and the Project Manager
•   Maintains a budgetary control system to monitor grant budget vs. Expenditure and advises management on variances and corrective actions required to be taken
•   Visits districts at least once a quarter to provide needed technical support to REACH project team
•   Undertakes coaching and training of Plan International and partner finance staff in the implementation of financial practices as well as delivery of job requirements

Qualification Required & Experience

•   First degree in Accounting plus ICA Ghana Part 2 or ACCA Foundation (Level 2) or its equivalent
•   At least 5 years experience in a similar role
•   Knowledge in Accounting software, especially SAP, would be an added advantage
•   Show strong understanding and knowledge of Cash Flows, Budgetary controls and compliance with financial controls fair knowledge of project management.

Location: Tamale

How to Apply For the Job

Interested applicants should submit the following documents to the email address provided below.

•   Detailed curriculum vitae, stating current and latest posts (WITH DATES) as well as summary of job responsibilities, together with a cover letter.
•   Certified photocopies of relevant certificates of highest academic qualification, as well as national service certificate (if applicable)
•   Names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three(3) referees (work-related)
•   Personal contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses

Email: [email protected]

OR Delivered Directly to:-

Plan International Ghana
Country Office, No. 10 Yiyiwa Street,
Abelemkpe, Accra

Closing Date: 30 September, 2015
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