Kwame Nkrumah University Jobs 2019

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22 May, 2019

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Provide general assistance to the Centre leader

Job Description

Job Title: Project Accountant

• Maintain financial records on the project
• Prepare quarterly and annual financial reports to the funding agency
• Preparation of payment vouchers in accordance with project requirement
• Prepare returns on all advanced funds and expenses
• Assist with procurement in accordance with project requirements
• Prepare bank reconciliation statement on monthly basis
• Maintain and update project assets register
• Prepare budget and budgetary controls to assist management in decision-making
• Prepare annual accounts for auditing and publish on the centre’s website
• Provide sound financial management and engage with students, researchers and partners for the smooth running of project activities
• Liaise with the project manager and monitoring and evaluation personnel to provide advice on project risk (financial health)
• Link up with the office of Grants and Research (OGR) and entre relevant project financial information into the Grants Accounts Management system (GAMS) and
• Advise on priorities for the achievement of project deliverables

Qualification Required & Experience


• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or any equivalent qualification
• Membership of institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG)
• A project management qualification such as Project Management professional (PMP) will be an advantage
• Must be computer literate with at least 2 years of experience in project accounting
• Must possess a high level of analytical ability in order to identify and review problems, make independent decisions and or recommend solutions
• Knowledge and experience in accounting and financial management practices, including a basic understanding of systems of internal control sufficient to review, analyse and interpret procedures and results in order to determine whether transactions and activity comply with laws, regulations, terms and conditions of capital projects contract documents, policies and procedures
• Ability to delivery high quality customer service to diverse groups
• Advanced working knowledge of performance measurements and quality service principles to ensure delivery of capital projects accounting services to meet established standards
• Experience in delivering effective presentations
• Working knowledge of University accounting, payroll, personnel, material management policies and procedures to effectively review and correct financial transactions using manual forms and electronic media
• Excellent communication skills in English (written and oral) and
• Knowledge in French (Written and oral) will be an added advantage

Location: Kumasi

How to Apply

Interested candidates are to complete Application Forms, which are obtainable at the Human Resources Development Division, Registrar’s Offices, Main Administration Block (Room 214), Knust or Complete the forms in the link below. Completed Application Forms with curriculum vitae, 2 referees report and photocopies of relevant certificates should be submitted to the Deputy Registrar, HRD: The Deputy Registrar Human Resource Development DivisionKwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Private Mail Bag University Post Office Kumasi

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