Posted on :
22 Jun, 2018
22 Jun, 2018
Established in 1951, World Education, Inc. is a US-based non-profit organization aimed at improving the lives of marginalized people through education (formal and non-formal) and training, institutional development, and targeted technical assistance.
Job Title: Accounting Assistant – Job Number: 63010
Application Deadline: June 29, 20018
Position Type: Full-time
Locations: Accra, Ghana
Salary: Commensurate with experience
World Education, Inc. seeks a local candidate for an Accounting Assistant based in Accra, Ghana pending award from DFID/Girls’ Education Challenge/Leave No Girl Behind. The programme aims to improve the literacy and numeracy skills of highly marginalized out-of-school girls and transition them into formal school or employment. This programme seeks to decrease key barriers to access quality education and opportunities for employment and improve the safety of highly marginalized girls in schools and their communities, while also increasing girls’ knowledge and adoption of positive behaviours and empowering them to become leaders and role models within their communities.
The Accounting Assistant will report to the Finance and Operations Manager and is responsible for day to day accounting transactions, record keeping and budget tracking.
Handling day-to-day accounting transactions
Maintains project financial files, ensuring documentation is complete and audit ready.
Reviews financial documentation for compliance and audit readiness
Regularly communicates with Finance and Operations Manager to review outstanding issues and questions.
Assists staff in the project budgeting and planning process
Provides data input and general office support
Assume other financial responsibilities as assigned
Required Skills or Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or other relevant academic background
Minimum of 5 years of work post-degree experience in the development field
Experience in grants management and financial reviews for major development agencies
Ability to present complex financial information in a succinct and compelling manner
Solid experience in management of budgets
Solid experience in financial reporting to various donors
Working knowledge of QuickBooks
Strong computer skills with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Experience working with DFID funding preferred
Experience planning and facilitating meetings
Demonstrated training experience
Demonstrated experience building partnerships and networks between multiple programmatic partners
Strong analytical and reporting skills
Strong English written and spoken communication skills
How To Apply
If you are an individual with a disability, or a disabled veteran and unable to apply online for an available position, you may submit your request for reasonable accommodation by calling Human Resources at +1 617-482-9485.
WEI is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity.
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions. M/F/V/D
How to Apply
To apply submit a covering letter and curriculum vitae to [email protected]
Please include the job number in the email subject line
Closing Date : June 22, 2018