Posted on :
4 Apr, 2019
4 Apr, 2019
Proforest is a non-profit organisation with a global presence. Our head office is in the UK with regional offices in Malaysia, Ghana and Brazil. Proforest has established itself as a leader in the development and implementation of sustainable production and sourcing of natural resources, including timber and a range of agricultural commodities (eg. palm oil, soy, sugar etc), helping companies, governments, non-governmental and civil society organisations to achieve sustainable use of the world’s natural resources.
Proforest provides practical support to producers, processors, purchasers and investors to help them meet their sustainability commitments. We work at every stage of the supply chain, from production and processing, through to purchasing and investment. Our experience covers the management of forests, oil palm, soy, sugarcane, rubber, beef and cotton at a range of scales that includes smallholders, communities and forest-dependent people through to multinational businesses.
Proforest is made up of a non-profit (charitable) arm which focuses on long-term support for small producers and wider capacity building, particularly in developing countries and a consultancy arm which provides direct support and services to the private sector companies.
Job Title: Senior Finance Officer – Programme
The Proforest Africa Regional office seeks a newly qualified accountant with experience in NGOs to provide financial support to programmes and project implementation, ensuring that policies, procedures and minimum standards of accounting are complied with.
This position is an exciting opportunity to take on a senior role within the Proforest Africa finance team to support, maintain and improve the office’s financial systems and controls. The role will specifically focus on Proforest Initiative Africa (the non- profit arm) and provide support to the Proforest Limited (the profitable arm) when the need arises. Based at the Africa Regional office in Accra, the post will involve interacting with all staff and working directly with finance team members to ensure a high level of operational delivery of financial activities.
The role of the Senior Finance Officer- Programmes is to maintain the accounting records for Proforest Initiative Africa. This will include ensuring compliance with donor/ grant agreement, grant management, preparing donor finance reports, partner finance management and producing monthly finance reports.
Annual salary of GHS 80,000 to GHS 100,000 depending on qualification and experience.
Required Skills or Experience
How to Apply
Send your CV and a cover letter with no more than two pages each to [email protected]