Finance Officer

Full Time Greater Accra Centre for Local Governance Advocacy (CLGA)
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Deadline: 31/01/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: Experienced
Industry: Education

Finance Officer

The Centre for Local Governance Advocacy welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Finance Officer


• prepare consolidated financial report in line with EU project
• finance systems that will meet EU requirements ensure all expenditures are in line with the approved project
• budget prepare timely and accurate financial reports in line with narrative reports that meet the requirements of EU
• prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports in line with EU requirements
• ensure that project cash flows (income, expenditure and fund transfers) are managed in a timely and accurate manner
• provide ongoing financial risk analysis and recommendations of risk management strategies
• support Project Coordinator with project narratives in relation to expenditure and financial risks
• facilitate internal and external audit processes and ensure audit requirements are monitored throughout the project work with the Project Coordinator and PIC to ensure that audit recommendations are complied with
• prepare project documentation for audit at all levels of the project support the Project
• Coordinator to fulfill the requirements for internal and external audit work closely with the Municipal Level Project
• Implementation Committee (MULPIC) to monitor the budget utilisation and communicate any issues.
• ensure financial integrity of the project
• ensure the project complies with the EU procurement
• processes perform any other duty that will be assigned to him or her

Qualification Required & Experience

• A tertiary level qualification in Accounting
• Professional qualification in Accountancy preferably level 2 of any of the Professional qualifications: ICA Ghana, ACCA, CIMA/CPA


• Must have experience in European Union contract management and financial Reporting
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English
• Proven ability to prioritise in a demanding environment and to meet tight deadlines
• Strong analytical, financial reporting and presentation skills with the ability to present complex issues clearly and concisely

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should not be more than 35 years and resident in Accra

Application letters with CVs should be submitted to the CLGA through the following emails and Copy:

Closing Date: 31 January, 2021

Only shortlisted applicants would be contacted

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