Ongoing Recruitment At Abt Associates 2018

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12 Dec, 2018

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Finance Jobs in Ghana

Abt. Associates Inc., a US-based company, is implementing the PMI/ USAID–funded VectorLink Project, Ghana. IRS as a component of VectorLink Project has been implemented in Ghana since 2008 in some selected districts in the Northern Region.

Job Description

Job Title: Finance Assistants (8 Positions)

Abt Associates is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill temporary positions as Finance Assistants (8 positions). Successful candidates will be contracted for up to 4 months. Candidates that live in any of the districts mentioned above will have added advantage.


Bunkpurugu – Yunyoo, Chereponi, East Mamprusi (Gambaga), Gushegu, Karaga, Kumbungu, Mamprugu Moagduri (Kubori), West Mamprusi (Wungu).

Responsibilities of Finance Assistant

  • Work closely with District Operations Coordinators in confirming engaged personnel for payment
  • Collect information for and prepare payroll payment for temporal staff.
  • Ensure that funds advanced to pay mobilizers  are closely monitored and cleared  timely
  • Timely distribute payments to sesonal staff and clear the paperwork in an expedite manner.
  • Lead preparation, revision and submission of bi-weekly financial reports.
  • Work with logistics department to ensure that all vendors are paid promptly
  • Handle any finance related project activities in the districts.
  • Collect and enter finance data in excel for project activities in the district.
  • Adhere to the company’s financial policies and procedures
  • Properly keep records of all financial transactions in the district
  • Ensure swift payment of invoices by properly verifying all invoices submitted for correctness

Required Skills or Experience

  • Minimum of HND or Bachelor’s  degree in Accounting preferred, with  two years working experience in Accounting, and Finance
  • Proficiency in English and one or more Ghanaian Northern Language is a plus.
  • Work overtime if necessary as well as meet deadlines for reporting.
  • Knowledge of USAID regulations is an advantage.
  • Good level of competence in MS Excel and MS Word programs
  • Good inter-personal communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and good problem solving ability

How to Apply

  • To apply for the positions, please submit an application letter and CV based on the instructions below:
  • Application letter must have specific job title, CV and site/sub-district of preference, otherwise the candidate will not be considered. Please look through the above mentioned sites/ sub-districts and positions to include the name of the site(s) in the application letter.
  • To deliver your typed application letter and CV use any of the following options:
    • Deliver by hand to the PMI VectorLink Project/Abt Associates Inc. office located near VSO office off the SSNIT FLATS Junction, Waterson road – Tamale.
    • Submit to the security guards at the district or sub-district
    • offices of the PMI Vectorlink Project listed above.
    • Use the email address below [email protected]  (Please indicate the position and district in the subject line of the email).
    • Emails without district and Job title will not be considered
    • Deliver by hand to the Ghana Health Service district or sub-district office or the District Assembly where you want to be considered for any of the positions.
  • Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Please note that successful candidates will be contracted for not more than 2 months.
  • Only qualified applicants will be contacted
  • Deadline for submission of applications: 5 PM, 20th December, 2018.

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