Ministry of Health Ghana Recruitment 2018

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23 Jul, 2018

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Finance Jobs in Ghana

As a critical Sector of the economy, the Ministry of Health seeks to improve the health status of all people living in Ghana thereby contributing to Government’s vision of universal health coverage and a healthy population. The Ministry of Health, working in partnership with its agencies and stakeholders aims at improving the human capital thus “creating wealth through health” through the development and implementation of proactive policies that will ensure improved health and vitality.

Job Description

Job Title: Director Of Finance

Job Purpose

• The Director of Finance will be responsible for planning, directing and controling financial functions for the newly established University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC). This will include preparing the budget, conducting financial analysis and preparing financial reports, developing and implementing an effective system of accounting, managing the payroll system and maintaining accurate and current by law records.
• The post holder will also manage the following roles: Head of Accounts, Head of Budget and the Head of Stores

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

• Prepare financial statements and interpret financial information for use by the organisation’s stakeholders
• Offer professional advice on the organisation’s financial arrangements and performances
• Control the disbursement of funds
• Ensure that all financial transactions within the involving the organisation is done in accordance with the Financial Administration Act, 2003 (Act 654), Internal Audit Agency Act, 2003 (Act 658), Financial administration regulation, 2004 (L.I 1802), Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663), etc
• Manage the organisation’s financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems
• Develop a system that employs financial management mechanisms to minimize financial risks
• Manage the organisation’s budgets
• Lead and motivate the finance staff of the organisation
• Undertake other duties commensurate with this role

Qualification Required & Experience


Candidates seeking this position must:

• Have a Master’s Degree (In Accounting/Finance or a related field of specialization)
• Be a member of a recognised professional accounting body e.g ICA, ACCA, CIMA etc
Have at least 8 years of post professional qualification working experience, 4 of which must be in a senior management position in a reputable organisation
• Have a good understanding of tax and statutory requirements

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria

• Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to relate well to all levels of users
• Possess strong leadership skills and motivational skills
• Must have excellent problem-solving and analytical skills to arrive methodical process of problem solving which includes considering a variety of solutions
• Must be able to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
• Must be willing to be flexible with work schedule to get job done, as required
• Must be able to manage multiple projects and meet established deadlines

Location: Accra

How to Apply

Interested qualified persons should submit their applications, CV with names of 3 persons to serve as referees and a two page vision statement for the position being applied for, to the address/e-mail below to: The Chairman Interim Management Committee University of Ghana Medical CentreLegon Or email to:

Closing Date: 03 August, 2018

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