Marie Stopes International Jobs 2018

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18 Jan, 2018

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Finance Jobs in Ghana

The job holder is part of the senior leadership of MSIG’s team and provides strategic financial management to the country programme.

Job Description

Job Title: Director, Finance and IT

• The Director, Finance and IT will ensure that appropriate financial systems / procedure and strong controls are in place to support the continued growth of the country programme
• S/he provides leadership to the Finance and IT team and advises the country director and senior management team on the financial health and strategy of the business

Key Responsibilities

• Leads the development of financial Strategies/Policies such as reserve policy, funding strategy/mix, financial aspect of strategy, reviews financial procedures manual and prepares financial annual report
• Submits all relevant (monthly, quarterly, yearly etc) donor reports in line with specific donor requirements both in-country and out – international/head office
• Leads and supervises the payroll function, ensuring there are efficient systems, processes and controls that ensure timely and accurate payment and deductions
• Leads and oversees timely external audit that ensures minimal audit issues and leads in the implementation of audit recommendations
• Keeps an efficient Fixed Asset Management system that tracks assets in all locations and ensures regular update for management decision making
• Leads stock and inventory management system that safeguards stocks and prevent wastage, ensures good custody of stock and continuous adequate stocks supplies
• Leads the IT team to ensure IT needs and systems are in place

Qualification Required & Experience

• Professional qualified accountant ( ICAG. ACCA,CIMAorCPA)
• Bachelor of Accountancy or Finance or equivalent
• Masters degree or equivalent in Accounting or any relevant discipline
• Senior level work experience in financial management



• At least eight (8) years of post-graduate relevant work experience with at least four (4) years of experience in a significant senior management/ director position
• Experience in successfully managing similar sized (or larger) annual budgets
• Experience of financial grant management for at least

• two of the following: USAID, DFID and European Commission; experience in developing successful proposal budgets
• Able to work on own initiative and at long periods
• Ability to perform under pressure, handle heavy ,work-loads and meet stringent reporting deadlines
• Strategic thinker, excellent analytical skills and strong attention to detail
• Computer literate and hands-on experience with computerized accounting systems; knowledge of SUN systems’
• Pro-family planning and pro-choice

Location: Accra

How to Apply

• This is a local position. • Interested Non- Ghanaians must therefore have the necessary legal permits required to work in Ghana.

• Please label application and email with the exact job title and location if indicated.

• Please take note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications addressed to: Director Human Resource, Organisation and Admin Marie Stopes Int Ghana PMB 267, Accra Or by email through: [email protected] Closing Date: 02 February, 2018

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