Company JSI Research ...
Category Finance
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GHS
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Sep 30, 2022
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Company Profile

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), a leader in global health, is nonprofit public health management consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world.

Job Description

JSI is currently seeking for a Finance and Operations Manager of activities on the Country Health Information System and Data Use (CHISU). A global cooperative agreement funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). CHISU is a five-year program focused on strengthening Health Information Systems (HIS), enabling sharing of data between systems and its use, and supporting countries’ self-reliance by enhancing capacity for local leadership and engagement in every aspect of health data. As USAID’s flagship HIS and data project, CHISU’s work with USAID- supported host country health managers, health workers, and other stakeholders’ centers around four strategic objectives:

  • Strengthened governance and enabling environment of host-country HIS.
  • Increased availability and interoperability of quality health data and information systems.
  • Increased demand and use of health data and information to address health priorities, gaps, and challenges.
  • Strengthened organizational development of local partners for sustained health data use.

Job Summary

The Finance and Operation Manager is a full-time position and will be based in Accra. S/he will set up and maintain the JSI financial accounts and administrative systems with support from the Director of Finance & Operations of USAID Strengthening the Care Continuum Project. The Finance & Operations Manager will manage the Finance and Operations Officer. She/he will be responsible for monitoring the financial status of the project work plan including preparation of expenditure projections and expense monitoring. S/he will ensure cost-effectiveness, efficiency and accountability throughout the life of the Project. The Finance & Operations Manager reports to the Resident Advisor (COP) with the Director of Finance & Operations having an oversight supervision.

Job Description

  • In collaboration with the Director of Finance and Operations, establish and maintain a financial and administrative system fulfilling all USAID rules and regulations and in line with JSI financial policies and procedures
  • Support non-finance staff through in-house trainings
  • Manage the monthly accounting cycle and bank account monitoring and reconciliation
  • Review and track program budget(s), monitor expenditures and help prepare financial reports for senior management and USAID
  • Prepare expenditure projections on a monthly or as may be determined basis for submission to the Home Office.
  • Review and certify the monthly accounts documentation, including vouchers and reconciliation reports prepared by the Finance and Operations Officer.
  • Actively participate in work plan preparation and work closely with the technical team to prepare and monitor costed work plans
  • Coordinate with Finance and Operations Officer to create and maintain Finance files for the office, keeping consistent and in an orderly manner
  • Ensure Value Added Tax processing and reporting
  • Work with the Human Resources & Admin Manager to ensure safety and daily security of office premises
  • Supervise the Finance & Operation officer
  • Ensure the processing and payment of vendors on timely manager through electronic payment platforms.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance and Operations which are in line with the general concept of this position

Required Skills or Experience

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelors, Preferred Advanced degree in a finance, accounting, public administration or business-related field
  • CPA is an added advantage
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant experience in financial and/or office management in an NGO setting
  • Demonstrated experience in supervision of support staff
  • Experience in inventory management
  • Relevant experience with USAID-funded programs and knowledge of USAID rules and regulations strongly desired
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Experience with QuickBooks accounting system desired
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience supervising, mentoring, and training staff

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