Posted on :
18 Aug, 2010
18 Aug, 2010
The Finance and Administrative Manager’s overall responsibility is to manage the accounting function, handle budgets and contract management of the PAGE Program and supervise the day to day running of the PAGE program office. The position will be based in Accra with some level of travel to project implementation sites and workshops.
Key responsibilities include:
Conduct regular pipeline analysis of annual budget and cumulative expenditures
Regularly account for all project expenditures according to CARE procedures and USAID regulations including documentation required under USAID cooperative agreements
Work closely with the Chief Of Party and Deputy Chief Of Party to prepare occasional budget realignments for submission to CARE and USAID
Report regularly on the financial status of the project and any perceived problems or variances such as over-spending or under-spending on specific line items
Assist with the preparation of quarterly accruals for submission to USAID
Work closely with the M&E Coordinator to track and account for all CARE’s cost-share contributions (in-cash and in-kind) according to USAID regulations governing cost-share.
Prepare, disburse and manage grants to districts and communities (SMCs) as required in the project’s annual work plan
Manage and co-ordinate the administration of the PAGE office to provide effective support to program implementation
Required Skills or Experience
Minimum of first degree in Accounting, Finance, Administration, Management or Business
3 years progressively responsible experience in Financial Management, procurement, property management and administrative work. A good experience in supervision is required.
Excellent Analytical skill, good written and oral communication skills;
Ability to exercise independent judgment and work without direction;
Ability to multitask and work within deadlines;
Proficient in use of Microsoft applications
Good knowledge of Accounting practice, policies and procedures
How To Apply
Interested candidates should forward their application letters and detailed CVs to [email protected] PLEASE INDICATE CLEARLY IN THE SUBJECT LINE THAT YOU ARE APPLYING FOR THE FINANCE & ADMIN MANAGER POSITION. Closing date for submission of applications is THURSDAY AUGUST 26, 2010.
Only Shortlisted Applicants Will Be Contacted; Women Are Especially Encouraged To Apply.