Finance and Administrative Manager


Company Confidential
Category Accounting
Location Tamale
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience 3 years
Job Expires Nov 01, 2021
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Job Description

A young but growing Non-Governmental Organization working primarily in the areas of Education, Health and Youth has vacancy for a full time Finance Manager. The ideal candidate should have experience in financial and administrative management of multiple funded projects in Ghana.

Job Title: Finance and Administrative Manager 
Reports To: The Executive Director 
Purpose Of The Job: To oversee the financial and administrative management of the organisation.

Main Tasks
The Finance Manager will, among others, undertake the following tasks:

  • Managing financial resources
    • Enforce expenditure commitment policy of the organization
    • Lead in the preparation of management and donor financial reports
    • Manage payroll and ensure accurate, timely and efficient distribution of salaries; and process all payments for payroll, taxes, and relevant program/vendor expenses. This includes:
    • Maintain the accounts payable list, inventory files, and all the company’s financial documents in a filing system that ensures the security and confidentiality of every financial file and employee record.
    • Supervise the budget plan for the office for easier financial management. Serve as the reporter of estimated yearly expenditures and produce written output regarding the institution’s budget.
    • Maintain and monitor the general ledger and books in appropraite accounting software
    • Ensure effective financial operation of all finance and administrative staff of the organisation
  • Implement administrative and operational framework in compliant with Ghana laws as well as donor regulations
    • Ensure the organisation is in compliance with all financial reporting requirements.
    • Assist the Executive Director in drawing partnership agreements,
    • Manage contractual documents
    • Ensure adequate insurance coverage of all official vehicles and properties
    • And all administrative duties of the organization
  • Administrative management of Human resources:
    • Payroll Management and other Human Resource issues in compliance with Ghana labor laws
  • Logistics management:
    • Manage procurement in line with procurement policy and contractual relation with suppliers
    • Create supplier and consultants’ pool

Required Skills or Experience

Essential requirements

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in accounting, financial management.
  • A master’s degree in accounting, business management and administration, finance, economics will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a member or part qualified of ICA Ghana, ACCA, CIMA etc.
  • Ability to prepare project budget
  • Must demonstrate a good turn around time
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience of administrative and financial management
  • Financial management, human resource management and accounting experience
  • Experience in managing organisations different grants from different donors (both public donors and private foundation) and in multiple currency transactions
  • Ability to effectively work in English with excellent spoken and written skills

Desirable requirements
Knowledge on accounting software’s i.e QuickBooks, MYOB, Tally among others

Skills / Abilities 
Essential requirements

  • Ability to elaborate annual budgets and monitor its implementation
  • Ability to establish expense processing procedures that comply with donor requirements
  • Ability to work with relevant accounting software

Personal skills

  • Autonomy, discipline, adaptability,
  • A strong sense of diplomacy, sociability and interpersonal communication

Organisational skills

  • Ability to work within a small, multi-cultural team.


  • The candidate should have at least 4 years of experience of work in a similar position.

Special Conditions

  • Willingness and ability to work occasionally at non-standard hours

How To Apply

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