Jobs In Accra 2019
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The U.S. Mission in Accra, Ghana is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Project Accountant in the Regional Office of Financial
Management (ROFM). The incumbent serves as one of the primary Professional Accountants in the ROFM of USAID/WA, with the full responsibility of performing or overseeing all financial-related activities, including reconciliations, accounts analysis, developing quarterly accruals and conducting the mandatory Sec. 1311 annual review for the four bilateral Mission programmes implemented in over 10 separate countries in West Africa.
The financial oversight includes all acquisition and assistance instruments, other project and non-project activities, and administrative support functions carried out among the US Government, Host Country Governments, International Organisations, Institutional Contractors and Grantees, and US Embassies in the West African Region.
Education & Prior Work Experience
Completion of University degree in Business Economics, Business Management or Accounting, and at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, budgeting, reporting and general financial management is required. One to two years of total experience must be the application of funds and allotment accounting.
Fluency (level 4) in English language, both written and oral, is required. Proficiency will be tested.
MARKET VALUE: GHC 105,062.00 - GHC 157,598.00 equivalent to FSN-IO in accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of U.S.
Note: The US Mission does not accept faxed or paper applications for open positions.
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All interested applicants who meet the minimum requirements must submit applications via email to
All applicants must cite theposition title and solicitation number within the subject line and attach a cover letter, current resume with at least three references of direct supervisors within the last five months from applicant's professional life, relevant certificates aria a two-page supplementary document addressing the evaluation factors. Attachments must include a signed Form AID 302-3 offeror information for PSC available at https://www.usaid.gov/form and must be in a format compatible with Microsoft Word 2003/2010 or pdf.
The position is open to Cooperative Country Nationals (an individual who is a Ghanaian citizen) or a non-Ghanaian citizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in Ghana. All applicants must provide proof of eligible citizenship in their application. Non-Ghanaian citizens must attach copies of their permanent residency permit to their application to be eligible for consideration. No relocation expenses are provided to the job location, Accra-Ghana. If transportation to Accra is required, it will be the employee's responsibility. Failure to provide the stated requirements will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
Only shortlisted_applicants will be contacted.
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Closing Date: November 13, 2019
USAID anticipates awarding one Personal Service Contract (PSC) regarding this announcement. Please note that this does not constitute any guarantee that a PSC will be awarded as result of this announcement