19 Jan 2016

ACDI/VOCA Job Vacancy : Accountant

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Since 1963, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in 145 developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy, Based in Washington, D.C, ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.


Job Description

The multi-year Ghana Poultry Program (GPP) has been awarded to ACDI/VOCA by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) with a goal to increase the competitiveness of domestic production and processing of poultry meat and eggs. This increase is expected to expand end-market “pull” opportunities for maize and soya production, supporting USAID
Feed the Future objectives to raise income and employment for smallholder producers. GPP’s strategy is focused on catalyzing efficiencies at key stages of the poultry value chain in order to reduce Ghana’s dependence on imported poultry meat (currently estimated at over 90 percent of poultry meat consumption, improve profitability of egg production, expand national and regional trade and sustainably and equitably increase incomes of male and female producers in poultry, grains, and related value chains.


  • Ensures all expenses/financial transactions are properly coded in. the financial system according to chart of accounts.     .
  • Prepares and submits accurate and timely financial reports for the project to the Finance Manager.
  • Prepares financial information for the quarterly and annual reports as required.
  • Monitors budget and tracks all expenses and disbursements against the budget.
  • Provides analysis of spending as required.
  • Ensures the project meets its legally required reporting, tax, social security,and other financial obligations.
  • Oversees sub-recipient agreement financial compliance, budget tracking and financial projections.
  • Performs general banking duties including deposits, transfers, and cashing checks.
  • Ensures financial files are audit ready.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Degree in accounting from an accredited institution. Part II of ACCA, ICSA, CIMA, CPA or other recognized professional qualification.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in financial management. Experience in an international non-governmental organization is preferred.
  • Experience with donor project procedures, policies and compliance requirements
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and research, and problem solving skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to use Microsoft Office Word, Excel, QuickBooks and other relevant computer applications.
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance and manage priorities and work flow

How to Apply

  • Interested candidates, please submit a resume/CV to: [email protected]
  • Please include the title of the job for which your are applying in the subject line
  • No phone calls please.
  • Only those eligible for an interview will be contacted
  • Women and minorities encouraged to apply
  • All applications must be received by 27th January 2016

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