Ministry Of Education Recruitment: Financial Management Officer - Jobs in Ghana

Ministry Of Education Recruitment: Financial Management Officer

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19 Apr, 2012

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Education Jobs in Ghana, Finance Jobs in Ghana

Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET)

The Government of Ghana has received a credit from the World Bank towards the cost of the Ghana Skills and Technology Development Project (GSTDP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments under the contract for the engagement of suitably qualified individuals for the following positions to be based at the Projects Support (PSU) of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) in Accra.

The FM Officer will assist to:

  • Maintain and update inventory of Fixed Assets and prepare depreciation schedules
  • Prepare withdrawal applications using Client Connection with its corresponding Statement of Expenses and reconciliation of the Designated  Account, to be submitted to the World Bank for further processing, and follow up with Disbursement Unit in a proactive way whenever needed until transaction is completed
  • Post all accounting transactions for the project through its automated information management system in a transparent and timely manner, keeping all needed documents attached to every transaction for audit trail
  • Verify that all withdrawal applications are prepared according to instructions in the disbursement letter, and the Annual Operating Plan and informing the Financial Management Specialist of any deviation that needs management attention
  • Adhere to financial management arrangements as defined in the Project Operations Manual, including unaudited interim financial reports
  • Work along with the FM Specialist to prepare the terms of reference for the Project Annual Audit to be submitted to the World Bank for No Objection and follow-up Procurement to ensure the contact follows World Bank and other donor guidelines
  • Perform any other duties required for the effective functioning of the PSU

Required Skills or Experience

  • Must be a Chartered Accountant
  • Preferably three (3) years experience in the field of accounting and financial management from international, private or public organization
  • Working knowledge of Fund Accounting and Multi-Currency Transactions
  • Knowledge of and substantive experience in accounting and financial management
  • Competency with financial data systems and spreadsheet processes
  • Familiar with contracting and administrative procedures of a project
  • Expertise in project administration and financial planning
  • Knowledge in financing management of projects is an additional asset
  • Must have advanced computer skills
  • Good command of English Language

How To Apply

The Project Support Unit (PSU) of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) now invites interested and qualified individuals to submit typewritten application letters and curriculum vitae indicating that they are qualified to perform the services for the position described above. These should include:

  • Description of similar assignments
  • Experience in similar conditions
  • Availability of appropriate of appropriate skills

Written expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below (in person or by mail or by email) by 4.00pm on 1st May, 2012:

The Project Coordinator
Project Support Unit
Attention: Procurement Specialist
Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training
Adjacent Ghana News Agency, Ministries Area, Accra
P. O. Box M651

Fax: 233-0302-682950
Email: [email protected][email protected]

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