13 Jul 2019

Full-Time Finance and Admin. Assistant at Ghana Red Cross Society

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Job Description

Ghana Red Cross Society is seeking to recruit a Finance and Admin. Assistant.

Purpose of the position

The main purpose of this position is to provide finance and administration support to the GRCS Tamale & Bolgatanga Offices, undertaking finance and bookkeeping functions, ensuring adherence to organisation’s finance policies and procedures in accordance with organisation’s and national regulations and internationally accepted accounting standards

The incumbent will support the Ghana Red Cross Regional Managers and the Swiss Red Cross Team on financial matters and keep the office running smoothly and ensure consistent and timely reporting on internal controls and financial reporting on a regular basis

Among others, the incumbent shall be responsible for:

•   Budget Management – Creating and/or reviewing the project budget, ensuring accuracy and compliance with the SRC requirements
•   Cash and Management – Responsible for monthly reconciliation and payments, control and reconcile all working advances to partner national society and project coordinators, follow up with clearance of outstanding working advances to partners and clear balances on a monthly basis
•   Accounting and Bookkeeping – Maintain up-to-date cashbooks, Process invoices, record payments, track expenses etc
•   Audit Management – Assist in organising necessary documentation for annual independent external audits and provide response to the auditor’s reports
•   Logistics Management – Responsible for maintaining and updating the assets register of the PSU in NR and UER and for renewal of vehicle licenses and insurance
•   Statutory Payment – Responsible for filing of statutory deductions e.g. income taxes and taxes withheld to the Ghana Revenue Authority

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field
•   At least 3 years professional experience managing donor-funded projects in international humanitarian & development organisation
•   Knowledge of existing in-country, particularly related to the activities of NGOs.
•   Excellent IT skills particularly in computer-based double-entry accounting system, Microsoft Office Application (i.e Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) etc. experience with banana an added advantage
•   Self-manager and able to plan and manage deadlines
•   A good communicator with excellent oral and written communication skills in English
•   Knowledge of the Red Cross fundamental principles and the Red Cross Movements
•   Cross-cultural sensitivity and good interpersonal skills with experience working in multicultural and multi-national team

Location: Tamale with frequent work travels to Bolgatanga

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be sent to:

The Secretary General National Headquarters
Plot 10, South Legon
P.O.Box GP 836
Accra-Ghana

Tel: 0299-370431

Fax: 0302-520397

Or email to:

redcrossghana@yahoo.co.uk

Closing Date: 16 July, 2019

 

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