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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.

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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.
Embassy, Ghana.

Note: The US Mission does not accept faxed or paper applications for open positions.

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  • To give expert advice, offering insights, ideas and recommendations on issues that impact the business. To manage various cost control functions and ensure accurate and timely reporting of the responsible vessel’s cost status to Operation Manager.
  • Track, monitor, analyze and forecast every aspect of vessel’s cost independently, compare Actual vs budget, VOWD (“Value of Work Done”) vs budget, forecast vs budget, and report the outcome to department/project manager for taking appropriate decisions to prevent budget overrun.
  • Serve as backup to Cost Control Manager as and when needed.

 

Core Responsibilities

  • Maintain and updating the monthly cost reports with budgets, committed costs, actual, VOWD and forecasts by gathering the information from various departments for accurate VOWD and forecasts.
  • Monitoring cost, preparing and validating Change Orders & O&MVR (“O&M Budget Variation”), validating the invoices to clients & internal inter/intra companies according to the contractual terms and following up the ensuing payments on the basis of a good level of understanding on the contracts (O&M Contract with clients and Work Orders with intra/inter-companies).

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  • Performing various types of revenue & cost analysis.
  • Estimating the budget cost breakdown per a line item activity in each WBS code by gathering the input from Planning, Contracts, Supply Chain, Technical, HR and Accounting & Finance departments and ensuring budget philosophy (owner of budget and cost category such as Routine, Non-Routine and Exceptional cost items) and budget schedule among the departments. Preparing the budget summary template for reporting to Operations Manager, management and clients by analyzing and explaining the detailed reason of cost variation between previous year and next year budget.
  • Coordinating between the responsible vessels’ operation management and SPC Shareholders for various reports pursuant to O&M Subcontract and to gain necessary their approvals.
  • Producing ad hoc reporting and presentation materials (commonly requested by clients or management). Coordinate any other activities / initiatives / leaderships, upon request, related to the responsible vessel’s business control for operation management.
  • Support the KPI process in providing VOWD & O&MSE & O&MVR information on a monthly basis in conjunction with the Finance Manager and Contract Manager.
  • Train Cost Controllers in relation to various cost control activities.
  • Ensure nationalization plan for the role is maintained and training is progressing as required

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Core Skills/Competencies required.

  • Technical accounting skills and In-depth knowledge of IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)
  • Firm understanding of taxation(Income Taxes and VAT) in Ghana
  • Experience in the Oil and Gas sector will be an added advantage
  • Management reporting expertise
  • Working capital management and business growth strategies
  • Strategy development to support operational team and cost management
  • Ability to relate with all stakeholders (including Board, investors and management)
  • Advanced excel and google suite user (including financial modelling and scenario planning)
  • Expert user of QuickBooks or SAP

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Some of the duties will include:

  • Financial Planning-budgeting, controlling and forecasting various projects’ budget
  • Preparation of budgets, Management Reports and financial statements for Management
  • Ensure tax and statutory returns compliance and tax savings for company
  • Maintain and update monthly cost reports with budgets, indicating committed costs, actuals and forecasts by gathering information from various departments
  • Perform revenue and costs analysis for various projects in the company
  • Prepare Financial reports including Profit and Loss Accounts and Balance Sheet, Performance Analysis, Cash Flows, and Customer profitability reports.
  • Develop and implement financial systems and internal controls

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Job Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.

 

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  • Secures financial information by completing database backups. Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.

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The successful candidate for this role will join our Enterprise Business Team as a Strategic Account Manager in the AirtelTigo Business Department. (S)He will report to the Sales Manager and will safeguard and grow revenue from allocated accounts nationally through planning, opportunity management and relationship building. The successful candidate will meet annual targets for sales and revenues, profitability and customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities

    • Prospect, develop and close new strategic deals using consultative solutions sales techniques;
    • Lead virtual account teams to meet revenue targets and profitability;
    • Develop contact strategies and account development plans (ADP) for each of the allocated accounts,
    • Develop a pipeline of prospects which are systematically qualified and manage the decision-making process within allocated accounts to ensure sales prospects are closed;

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    • Ensure full integration of quality management processes within all sales activities for the allocated accounts, ensuring effective deployment on a day-to-day basis;
    • Identify sales training and development needs and manage skills enhancement for self and the virtual account team;
    • Ensure integrated channel management is in place and track all sales activities in CRM;
    • Use relevant metrics and measures to routinely monitor progress against targets and take appropriate action to ensure targets are met or exceeded
    • Provide sales performance data to support management decision-making;
    • Ensure full compliance with telecommunications license provisions, sector regulations and competition laws;
    • Exercise thought the leadership at C level within the allocated accounts and demonstrate an understanding of the business strategies and communications dependencies of the customer;
    • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external suppliers and with the account teams.

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Job Description

• The Regional Accountability Coordinator will supervise the Accountability Component work in 8 regions each.
• This will entail enhancing the internal the internal audit processes and accountability at the district level
• The Regional Accountability coordinator will also support the Internal Audit Agency to strengthen the work of Audit committees at the the MMDAs level which will also include IT-based reporting system
• The regional accountability coordinator will be responsible for the work with Ghana Audit Service and local authorities and ensuring that the development and introduction of mechanisms and procedures for providing information on revenue and expenditure is initiated within the assigned regions
• These accountability mechanisms and procedures in collaboration with civil society organisations will also be extended to marginalised groups. Roles are based in Accra and Tamale respectively.

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Tasks

The Regional Accountability Coordinator

• Is responsible for the implementation of accountability activities in 8 regions in close collaboration with IAA, GAS and CSOs
• Is managing 8 accountability advisors remotely across the country and responsible for their onboarding, personnel development
• Development and implementation of work-plans and activities in close consultation with the other components and counterparts
• Ensuring that the implemented activities are in line with the GIZ quality standards
• Contribute to the programme's short and long-term organisation planning and strategy as well as contribute to the programmes monitoring, reporting and knowledge management
• Strategic development and management key relationships with partners

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