Finance Officer - Catholic Relief Services



Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.
Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker.





Read Also: 10 checks to identify fraudulent or scam job offers

Job Alerts: Click here to join us on Telegram

1. Patiently scroll down and read the job description below.

2. Scroll down and find how to apply or mode of application for this job after the job description.

3. Carefully follow the instructions on how to apply.

4. Always apply for a job by attaching CV with a Cover Letter / Application Letter.


Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality.

CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.

Job Summary:

You will support the Finance department’s management of accounting systems, policies, and procedures in compliance with CRS’ established accounting standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donors’ rules and regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable.

As part of an experienced finance team, you will help coordinate daily financial activities through the preparation and delivery of financial services.

ADVERTISEMENT

CONTINUE READING BELOW

The Finance Officer will report directly to the Deputy Finance Manager and is responsible for delivery of accounting and financial reporting services for the Country Program ensuring strict compliance to Country Program/Agency policies and Donor Fund regulations

Roles and Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and validate supporting documentation before processing financial transactions to ensure all required documents are accurate and complete and authorizations are in place
  • Ensure timely recording of financial transactions following appropriate authorizations. Review and analyze various accounts to detect irregularities. Advice on corrective actions and prepare to correct entries and adjustments, as necessary.
  • Help ensure maintenance of all data required for processing financial transactions for assigned accounts in Project Insight, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) financial accounting package.
  • Record delegated financial transactions following appropriate authorizations. Review various accounts to detect irregularities.
  • Help evaluate sub-recipient financial management processes following policy and help strengthen the capacity of partners in financial accounting and transactions.
  • Prepare delegated financial reports, as needed,
  • Help share information with sub-recipients and staff on financial accounting policies and procedural compliance issues.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned

 

Basic Qualifications

  • B.A. degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration strongly preferred. Courses in accounting, or a qualification in accounting (CPA/ACCA or equivalent).
  • Minimum of five (5) years accounting experience, preferably with an international or local NGO, or a financial/banking institution.

ADVERTISEMENT

CONTINUE READING BELOW

Required Languages – List languages required to perform the job

Travel – including the percentage of required travel, if applicable. Could be stated as Must be willing and able to travel up to 10 %.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to detect and report inconsistencies
  • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Ethical conduct following recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented
  • Ability to work collaboratively

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the relevant public donors’ regulations is a plus.
  • Proficient in Excel and experience with Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Project Insight, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) financial accounting package or similar financial reporting software is a plus.

Qualifications

 Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff) 

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfil his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship

ADVERTISEMENT

CONTINUE READING BELOW

How To Apply

Interested applicants should:

Click Here To Visit The Official Website To Read More & Apply Online


Disclaimer

  • Do not pay any fee to any Recruiter.
  • The Recruiter may amend, delete or expire jobs at any time without notification.
  • The Recruiter reserves the right not to proceed with filling the position.
  • An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.

FIND CURRENT JOBS IN GHANA 2021 TODAY

JobSearch Ghana is your most reliable website for latest jobs in Ghana today. If you are interested in getting genuine and reviewed job vacancies in Ghana from the best companies, then you are in the right place. Browse For Graduate Jobs, Government Recruitments & More. You can find current jobs in Ghana today on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Graphic, Job Web Ghana here

TOP CAREER ARTICLES FROM EXPERTS

Job search is not an easy journey especially for job vacancies in Ghana. That is why we have engaged experts to write seasoned articles to guide your job search in Ghana. We cover interviews, cover letters, CVs, aptitude tests, workplace life, entrepreneurship, personal finance and more. Check out our career articles page today!

Top

© 2017 - 2021 JobSearch Ghana - Jobs In Ghana 2021

Powered by Yaks Baker