World Health Organisation Ghana: Finance Assistant

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8 Aug, 2010

Category :

Finance Jobs in Ghana

(No. 324690) HIV-AIDS
Grade: GS.06

The successful candidate will:

Maintains financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports
Selects and enters data from a wide variety of documents verifying accuracy by checking sources, making necessary calculations and assuring inclusion of all relevant data
Prepares recurring reports as special reports as required for budget preparation audits or other reasons
Advises and assists international staff experts and consultants on all aspects of allowances, salary advances, travel claims and other financial matters and calculates and authorises payments due for claims and services
Initiates correspondences to verify data, answers queries and obtain additional information on accounts and financial transactions, as required
Maintains liaison with officials of local banks to obtain day-to-day information on exchange and interest rates, changes in procedures and regulations and matters pertaining to maintenance of office bank accounts
Prepares detailed cost estimates and participates in budget analysis and projections as required
May supervise one or more lower-level accounting clerk
Performs other duties as required

Required Skills or Experience

Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of general accounting procedures and practices
Ability to use commonly used word processing packages, MS World, Excel etc
Experience with accounting package


Qualification and Experience:
Advanced Diploma in Accounting or Management
At least five (5) years experience in an international organization or in a public or private institution
Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge in French would be an advantage

How To Apply

Application including CVs should be addressed to:

P. O, BOX MB 142

Application should be marked with the post title “Finance Assistant”

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