Sightsavers Ghana: Finance & Support Services Manager

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5 Oct, 2010

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Finance Jobs in Ghana

Sightsavers International’s vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. We work with partners in 34 countries across Africa and Asia to make this a reality. Sightsavers Ghana recruits Finance & Support Services Manager

Job Description

Overall Purpose and responsibilities:
The Finance & Support Services Manager (FSSM) will under the direction of the Country Director oversee/supervise the development, co-ordination and management of Finance, Administration and other Support Services in the Ghana Office

She/he will have responsibility for the overall financial management of Ghana programmes and projects through the implementation of the organisational Financial Planning, Budgeting and forecasting, and grant management
She/he will also be responsible for financial monitoring & audits as well as retention of financial records while ensuring Sightsavers’ compliance to local regulations and governance requirements
The FSSM will also have responsibility for Administration and Support Services including the implementation of organizational administrative policies and procedures, pay-roll, logistics management, supplies and purchases as per procurement policy and procedures and the management of assets
She/he will support the management of Sightsavers programmes and projects in Ghana by providing support towards the strengthening of financial management, accountability and capacities of Sightsavers Programme Partners in accordance with the Sightsavers Programme Partnerships Policy, and ensure proper financial monitoring of projects and the auditing of funds provided
Location of Position: The post holders will be based in Accra, with frequent travels in-country, to project sites

Required Skills or Experience


Person Specification:
The role has a challenging scope and requires substantial experience in financial management, programme & project management, administration and working in partnerships with governmental agencies and civil society organisations

You will possess a relevant professional accounting qualification or a bachelors degree in relevant field with minimum of 5 years working experience , ideally in an INGO environment

How To Apply

For more information about the opportunity and for an application pack please email: [email protected]. Please state which position you are applying for when you make your request

Offer valid till: 18 Oct, 2010

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