Posted on :
30 Jan, 2019
30 Jan, 2019
Christian Aid is working with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid is seeking staff to manage a major donor funded accountability programme in Ghana. Christian Aid, in partnership with a number of consortium partners, is managing the implementation of the STAR-Ghana programme. The Strengthening Transparency Accountability and Responsiveness in Ghana (STAR-Ghana) programme has a dual focus – catalysing the efforts of citizens towards systemic change on specific issues, and working towards the creation of a Ghanaian-run corporate entity to sustain support for these efforts beyond the life cycle of the programme. STAR-Ghana is funded by UKaid, Danida and the European Union.
Job Title: Finance Assistant
About the role
STAR-Ghana is looking to hire a Finance Assistant who will support the Finance Officer by inputting financial data in an efficient, accurate and timely manner, prepare financial documentation including cheques, petty cash reimbursement, petty cash advances and all staff floats, ensure efficient and accurate cash and bank books are maintained and monthly accounts and returns are produced in a timely manner and ensure efficient, making statutory payments and providing accurate and timely collation of finance information requested by senior colleagues.
The successful applicant will have a graduate degree (or equivalent) in related field, Part-qualified professional accountant and related training qualification. You should have the knowledge of working with l NGOs and experience in the use of computerised financial reporting tools.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
1. Decision making Skills
Give an example of a time where you made a difficult decision. What was the context? How did you achieve your objective? Were you successful? What did you learn from this situation?
2. Communication Skills
Describe a time your communication skills improved a situation.What was the context? How did you achieve your objective? Were you successful? What did you learn from this situation?