Career Option At Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Is presenting a career option to all unemployed persons. The service of a Finance Officer is needed at the aforementioned institution. The project office will be based in Ghana and covering all target countries, supported by FCM head office in Ottawa, Canada.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all expenses are properly documented and entered into the accounting system in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, FCM’s policies and donor procedures; 
  • Ensure compliance with the provisions and laws of the country related to accounting, income tax, social security and labor law. 
  • Ensure complete transparency of all financial transactions. 
  • Verify that all expenses have been accurately coded to using the program’s Chart of Accounts; 
  • Conduct the monthly closing and fiscal year end closing into the accounting system. 
  • Prepare monthly financial reports that are required by the Finance & Operations Manager according to the established format and deadlines. 
  • Ensure that all the documents within the Accounting Department are complete, properly filed, easily traceable and are kept strictly confidential at all times. 
  • Ensure consultants and service providers are in compliance with the commitments detailed in their contracts. 
  • Manage cash flow for the bank accounts, including funds transferred from Canada.  
  • Provide support to Project staff regarding financial arrangements for business travel (i.e., advances, mission expenses reconciliation, etc.) and verify that all travel-related expense reports are accurate and properly documented

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Job Requirements

  • A university degree in Accounting.
  • A professional accounting designation preferred [e.g. Certified Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Accountant (CA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified General Accountant (CGA) or equivalency in Ghana].
  • Five (5) years’ experience as an accountant or Finance Officer, preferably in an international non-profit organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in auditing and compliance management
    Sound experience in computer business applications including accounting software, Quickbooks, MS Applications (Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, MS Project).
  • Strong organization and communications skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working within a team environment.
  • Fluency in English and French is required
  • All applicants must be residents of Ghana or legally entitled to work in Ghana.
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Salary: Daily rate of CAD $165 – CAD $200

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Closing Date: June 9, 2023.

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