Accounts Officer at Plan International

Full time @Plan International Ghana in Accounting
  • Post Date : November 6, 2023
  • Apply Before : December 6, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 0
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

 

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

 

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

 

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

 

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.

 

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Plan international Ghana is looking to employ the services of a highly skilled, experienced and qualified professional as an Accounts Officer.

This position is to ensure that all Plan’s payments, advance management and statutory requirements are discharged in accordance with Plan’s policies and procedures and Ghana’s laws

 

ABOUT YOU

The selected candidate will be required to perform their duties expertly and diligently   with the below outlook on stated accountabilities amongst others:

  • Operation of the General Ledger (GL) to meet Plan’s spending and financial reporting requirements.
  • Support internal Financial Controls and process payments to ensure Plan attains value for money at all times.
  • Provides Support for Advance Management to ensure advances are properly accounted and liquidated as required.
  • Prepare the Financial Reports listed below to support Plan and statutory financial compliance.

 

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

Qualification and Experience:

  • University degree in Accounting or ICA Ghana Part 2 or ACCA Foundation (Level 2) or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

 

Demonstrated behaviors needed by the postholder to successfully perform the role:

  • Communicates clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to facilitate participative processes.
  • Independence, objectivity and integrity.
  • Organized, methodic and meticulous.
  • Promotes innovation and learning.
  • Gains, develops and retains credibility about his/her performance.

 

Skills Specific to the post needed to put knowledge into practice:

  • Good organizational skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications especially excel and pivot tables.
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • Good accounting and analytical skills
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines

 

Please click the link to view the full job profile and Job Desciption for the role: Full Job Description – Accounts Officer -CO 2023.docx

 

Location: Country Office – Accra

Type of Role: Finance & Accounting

Reports to: Country Accountant

Job Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 17/11/2023

The Application deadline closed.

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