Job Vacancy For Senior Finance Assistant At World Food Programme

Duration: 1 year Fixed Term (renewable)
Post Grade: G6/1

Under the direct supervision of the Finance Officer and under the technical supervision of the Head Finance and Administrative Officer, the Senior Finance Assistant will be responsible for following duties:

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

•   Extract and input data from various sources in financial or accounting systems;
•   Respond to financial queries regarding data from staff from various units.
•   Prepare bank reconciliations and conduct analysis of general ledger accounts;
•   Maintain proper control over various financial records such as commitments and expenditures against budgeted amounts; initiate actions related to the following: general financial information, and travel payments, and procurement transactions;
•   Verify vendor claims for accuracy and conformance with WFP finance rules and regulations; perform claim verifications against documentation to ensure that purchases/services are properly authorized and that the goods have been received or services rendered; and ensure timely recording and processing of vendor invoices in the Programme's information system;
•   Monitor vendor advances and other receivables and ensure timely clearance of vendor outstanding items, taking corrective follow up actions where required;
•   Prepare necessary receipt and journal vouchers;
•   Assist in the preparation of budget, accounting, financial reports, statistical reports and other reports as required;
•   Provide  assistance   to  all  staff  services  such   as  travel,   expense  claims, document retrieval, etc;
•   Perform other related duties as required

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum of university degree in finance or other relevant field is desirable
•   At least three years of progressively responsible work experience, including at least three years in the field of finance, accounting, budget, audit or other related field.
•   Excellent knowledge of computer

Fluency in both written and oral English.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants should submit their applications with 3 references including Curriculum Vitae in sealed envelopes marked "Senior Finance Assistant, G6/1, Accra" and sent to the address below or hand-delivered to WFP Office, located after the Fire Service traffic light towards Flair Catering or Kumodzi Hospital:

The Human Resource Unit
UN World Food Programme
No.7, 7th Rangoon Close, Cantonments
P. O. Box 1423
Accra, Ghana

Closing Date: 23 June, 2015