Snr. Finance Officer - Accounting Professional
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Accra
4d ago
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Job Summary

The accounting professional is responsible for ensuring that financial administration functions well in accordance with GIZ standard procedures at the Governance office.

  • Minimum Qualification : MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 5 years
  • Job Description

    The DeutscheGesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH draws on the wealthof regional and technical expertise as well as tried and tested managementknow-

    how. As a federal enterprise, we support the German Government inachieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation forsustainable development GIZ offers customized solutions to complex challenges.

    We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainabledevelopment in more than 130 countries worldwide.

    Climate changenegatively impacts human livelihood and natural systems. Insurance-relatedapproaches are increasingly gaining significance as the financial consequencesof weather-

    related risks need to be reduced. The programme "PromotingIntegrated Climate Risk Management and Transfer Approaches" (ProCliMaT) isconcentrating on the role of (re)-

    insurance within an "Integrated ClimateRisk Management" (ICRM) approach, which was jointly developed by theMunich Climate-

    Insurance Initiative (MCII) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft furInternationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

    We are looking for Snr.Finance Officer - Accounting Professional to join our team

    Job Title : Snr. Finance Officer - Accounting Professional

    JobLocation : Accra, Greater Accra

    Financial services

  • Monitor income, expenditure and the monthlybank reconciliation
  • Manage the processing of requests forproject funds
  • Monitor real accounts (payables,receivables) and reports regularly to the officer responsible for the contractand cooperation and the accounting manager
  • Ensure realistic receivables list at alltimes
  • Internal control

  • Check the vouchers and receiptssubmitted by advisors for completeness and allocation to cost units andcategories, and corrects these where necessary
  • Advise on financial aspects ofprojects
  • Carry out internal controls inaccordance with GIZ’s internal controlling manual
  • Travel claim calculation
  • Prepare travel claims for partnerswhen necessary
  • Prepare transport costs forpartners when necessary
  • Calculate national travel claims
  • Calculate national travel advances
  • Follow up on pending traveladvances and ensures refunds are made where necessary GIZ GHANA - JOBADVERTISEMENT Snr. Finance Officer -
  • Accounting Professional

  • General services of GIZ-assisted projects / programmes
  • Carry out accounting tasks using WINPACCSaccounting software and prepares monthly end-of- period accounts and bankreconciliation vouchers
  • Submit the end-of-month accounts from the projectaccounting, cash books and account balance vouchers (through or from WINPACCS)to the Head of Finance & Administration for approval and forwards them toGIZ Country Office
  • Routinely monitor costs in accordance with projectrequirements
  • Prepares quarterly / annually analyses of expenditure comparedto total project budget (budget monitoring)
  • Audit project accounting
  • Report all problems with financial administration andcompliance without delay Is responsible for filing in accordance with GIZrules
  • Perform other duties and tasks at the request of management
  • Qualificationand Requirements

  • MSc / MA in accounting, finance or similar area
  • At least 5 years’ professional experience in a comparableposition
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting software (WinPACCS andCashbook)
  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (relatedsoftware, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MSOffice)
  • Confidential handling of data and information
  • Very good knowledge of the English language, ideally aknowledge of German
  • Good team player
  • Result oriented performance
  • Attention to detail and quality performance
  • Very good communication skills
  • Proactive attitude towards work, personnel and institutionalchanges
  • Punctual attitude
  • Willingness to update skills as required by the tasks to beperformed corresponding measures are agreed with management
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