Rural Bank Recruitment [July 2016]

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22 Jul, 2016

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

Rural banks were first established in Ghana in 1976 to provide banking services to the rural population, providing credit to small-scale farmers and businesses and supporting development projects,[1] with the first being in Agona Nyakrom in Central Region.The banks are locally owned and managed.By 2002 115 rural banks had been established.They are supervised by the clearing bank ARB Apex Bank under the regulation of the Bank of Ghana,which owns shares in the banks.

A reputable rural bank in the Western Region requires the services of the following:

Job Description

Job Title: Head of Finance and Administration

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the General Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for the following functions among others:

•   Preparation of reconciliation statement with clearing banks
•   Consolidation of weekly, monthly and quarterly returns
•   Analyse financial statement and advise management on trends
•   Handling the e-fass, T24 process, etc
•   Ensuring that prudential returns are submitted to the Central bank on time
•   Management of investment portfolios of the Bank
•   Responsible for secretarial, utilities, transport, security and general welfare of the Bank
•   In-charge of the human resource management
•   Management of archives
•   Assist in the preparation of appraisal, monitoring and evaluation reports of staff
•   Responsible for organising conferences, workshops, seminars and meetings
•   Coordinate staff training and development
•   Explain Bank’s policies, rules and regulations to staff / directors

Qualification Required & Experience


•   A degree in a relevant field such as Finance, Accounting or investment and or part qualified accountant
•   Candidate must demonstrate capacity to manage a department
•   A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in rural banking or savings and loans company with at least 3 years in management position

Technical Skills

•   Must be well versed in financial reporting and interpretation
•   Good oral and written communication skills
•   Good management, administrative and organisational capacities
•   Good leadership skills
•   Must be computer literate and conversant with T24

Location: Western Region

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should apply with over letter and most recent CV to the email address:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 25 July, 2016

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