Finance officer

Ttel

The Finance Officer will serve as the focal person on all finance and accounting issues for the programme and will work closely with the GM- Finance to provide support and capacity building for financial structures within the programme and for downstream partners.

REPORTING AND MANAGEMENT

  • Reports to the General Manager-Finance
  • No Line Management responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY

The Finance Officer will be responsible for leading the financial management and financial procedures for the “District Managing for Learning programme’’. The Finance Officer will have oversight on the financial processing and recording of transactions for the programme and will have to ensure that the programme budget usage is in line with the programme
strategy proposal.

The Finance Officer will serve as the focal person on all finance and accounting issues for the programme and will work closely with the GM- Finance to provide support and capacity building for financial structures within the programme and for downstream partners.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

  • Supports the GM-Finance with the development, review, and coordination of the
    programme budget.
  • Monitor and report project expenditures in line with the programme budget i.e.,
    monthly update of financial report/Budget Controls to the Team Leader.
  • Assist the General Manager-Finance with periodic financial reporting for the donor.

ACCOUNTING

  • Review validity, completeness, and accuracy of documents for all transactions.
  • Check to ensure that programme expenditures are made in accordance with T-TEL’s
    financial policies and procedures, and in accordance with the donor funding rules.
  • Update QuickBooks with the day-to-day transactions.
  • Manage and reconcile programme bank accounts monthly.
  • Process staff claims and make sure that any advances are recorded and recovered
    timeously.
  • Review and process accounts payables such as (PAYE, WHT, TIER 1, TIER 2, and TIER 3)

AUDIT SUPPORT

  • Review financial information for compliance with T-TEL policies and donor regulations and ensure their audit readiness.
  • File all financial information properly, in both electronic and hard copy.
  • Assist with audits.

GENERAL

  • Provide finance support to programme staff during workshops and meetings.
  • Provide basic advice and guidance on programme finance related issues to staff.
  • Support procurement activities particularly in the analysis and assessment of financial proposals received from service providers in respect of programme procurement activities.
  • Assist the General Manager-Finance with reconciliations on Inter Entity Transactions (IET).
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in finance, accounting, or similar discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a finance office setting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of QuickBooks or other financial management software
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize projects
  • Ability to complete complex administrative tasks with minimal supervision
  • Good communication and relationship-building skills
  • Reliable and a team player
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Pro-active in raising issues with management and resolving identified problems.

LOCATION: Accra

HOW TO APPLY

Applications are to be submitted electronically to recruitment@t-tel.org

Closing Date: before 5pm on January 7, 2022.

Applicants should clearly state the title of the job they are applying for in the subject line of their email and application letter

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