Accounts Officer / SIBCI Project


Company Ghana Wildlif...
Category Project Devel...
Location Damongo/Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Jan 22, 2020
Contact ...

Company Profile

The Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS) is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit-making conservation organisation
headquartered in Accra. Our mission is to conserve wildlife in all its forms for improved quality of life for all people. We
belong to BirdLife International, the world's largest nature conservation partnership of 120 autonomous NGOs around the world. Our work is firmly rooted in partnerships and rely on science that inspires positive conservation action in collaboration with communities, civil society groups, businesses, universities and government.

We recently received funding from the European Union through the project 'Savannah Integrated Biodiversity Conservation Initiative (SIBCI), to support the implementation of Sustainable Management of the Mole National Park and peripheral areas, implemented under the auspices of the European Union's PAPBio Programme which aims at sound management of large landscapes of high biodiversity value.

Job Description

The role entails performing day-to-day financial accounting tasks including, processing payments, filing and document retrieval, providing data for report preparation and data input for the SIBCI Project. The candidate will support in budgeting, financial accounting and reporting of assigned grants.

Key Relationships: The Project Manager, Project Coordinator, M&E Specialist, Communication Specialist, Consultants, Executive Director.

Responsible for: Maintaining sound financial and accounting systems and controls for GWS.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A University degree in Finance / Accounting.
  • Experience in overseeing financial and accounting systems, compliance reviews, audits, financial control reporting, and risk management.
  • Experience in managing grants from development partners will be an added advantage.

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