5 Dec 2018

Abt Associates Job Vacancy : Finance Assistants x8

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Abt. Associates Inc., a US based company, is implementing the PMI/ USAID–funded VectorLink Project, Ghana. IRS as a component of VectorLink Project has been implemented in Ghana since 2008 in some selected districts in the Northern Region.

Job Description

Abt Associates is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill temporary positions as Finance Assistants (8 positions). Successful candidates will be contracted for up to 4 months. Candidates that live in any of the districts mentioned above will have added advantage.

Bunkpurugu – Yunyoo, Chereponi, East Mamprusi (Gambaga), Gushegu, Karaga, Kumbungu, Mamprugu Moagduri (Kubori), West Mamprusi (Wungu).

Responsibilities of Finance Assistant

  • Work closely with District Operations Coordinators in confirming engaged personnel for payment
  • Collect information for and prepare payroll payment for temporal staff.
  • Ensure that funds advanced to pay mobilizers  are closely monitored and cleared  timely
  • Timely distribute payments to sesonal staff and clear the paperwork in an expedite manner.
  • Lead preparation, revision and submission of bi-weekly financial reports.
  • Work with logistics department to ensure that all vendors are paid promptly
  • Handle any finance related project activities in the districts.
  • Collect and enter finance data in excel for project activities in the district.
  • Adhere to the company’s financial policies and procedures
  • Properly keep records of all financial transactions in the district
  • Ensure swift payment of invoices by properly verifying all invoices submitted for correctness

Required Skills or Experience

  • Minimum of HND or Bachelor’s  degree in Accounting preferred, with  two years working experience in Accounting, and Finance
  • Proficiency in English and one or more Ghanaian Northern Language is a plus.
  • Work overtime if necessary as well as meet deadlines for reporting.
  • Knowledge of USAID regulations is an advantage.
  • Good level of competence in MS Excel and MS Word programs
  • Good inter-personal communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and good problem solving ability

How to Apply

Please look through the above mentioned districts and select any one where you wish to be considered for the position of Finance Assistant and state this in your application letter. Application letters that do not have specific sites/ district will not be considered. You can send your application letter and CV by any of the methods stated below. Please choose only one method and apply through that method, do not use both methods to apply:
  1. Send your applications to the following email: [email protected] Please indicate the position and preferred district in the subject line of the email.
  2. Emails without district and Job title will not be considered
  3. You can also deliver your application by hand to the Abt Associates Inc. Office building located near VSO office off the SSNIT Road Junction Kalpohine, Estates Tamale.
Deadline for submission of applications is Thursday December 20th,  2018. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Females are strongly encouraged to apply!

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