Accountant: Ghana Office - International Fertilizer Development Center

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Accountant: Ghana Office - International Fertilizer Development Center

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The accountant will be responsible for managing the overall finance operations with a focus on budget tracking, expenditure monitoring, reporting, and cash flow management.

The accountant will be working in a national position and reporting to the National Admin and Finance Officer (NAFO). 

Duties And Responsibilities

He will:

  • Prepare monthly financial management reports and provide information for decision-making.
  • Process all financial transactions in NetSuite to enable accurate financial reporting and monitoring.
  • Review all financial commitments and payment requests to ensure compliance with IFDC policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the implementation of the budget in all project activities.
  • Ensure monthly fund request is prepared in a timely manner and submitted.
  • Monitor/review the expenses monthly and report to the COP.
  • Oversee the preparation (budget and logistics) of local/regional seminars, workshops, and retreats.
  • Handle all tasks in accordance with the IFDC procedures manual and guidance notes.
  • Act as the backup for Petty cash administration and ensure that petty cash logs are up to date.
  • Handle all Advances accounts on a day-to-day basis including reconciliation and provide real-time information to the National Admin & Finance Officer for his Review functions.



  • Verify and handle travel requests and travel expenses.
  • Follow up on timely expense report submission by travelers.
  • Update and distribute individual cash advance statements to the staff at the beginning of every month.
  • Ensure that timesheets of staff are completed on time.
  • Keep a comprehensive database of all advanced account holders in IFDC and make such available upon request.
  • Prepare bi-monthly advanced aging reports and analyses.
  • Check and ensure that all vouchers are uploaded in the Skydoc,
  • Maintaining accurate financial records
  • Performing audits and resolving discrepancies.
  • Preparation, declaration, and submission of employees’ Social Security benefits, Tax on Salary, and filing of returns for WHT.
  • Perform any other duties deemed necessary and requested by the supervisor.


  • The accountant will be based in Accra (Ghana) and should be available to travel intermittently within and outside Ghana when called upon.

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of master’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 5 years of work experience, preferably with an International Organization.
  • Proven skills in computer use (NetSuite / MS Office).
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to learn and improve quickly.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and computer skills.
  • Understanding of accounting and financial processes.
  • Ethical behavior.
  • Paying attention to detail.



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