Creative Finance Officer Jobs in Ghana

Creative Finance Officer Jobs in Ghana


  • In close coordination with the US Embassy and USAID, the goal of the USAID/OTI-funded Littorals Regional Initiative (LRI) is to support US foreign policy priorities to shore up stability and prevent violent extremism in the Littoral region, including Ghana.


  • Assist in preparation of budgets, monitor, review, and revise as required.

  • Coordinate with the Grants Department to reconcile finance record of grants.

  • Initiate and follow through on information gathering and documents needed with the Government of Ghana, Headquarters, and relevant ministries on renewal of MOU, tax exemption, banking, leases, and other contracts.

  • Monitor compliance of grantees through field visits and financial report review provide training and orientation to new field staff.

  • Bring potential non-compliance issues to the attention of the Finance Manager.

  • Oversee cash flow, adherence to Ghanaian tax and labor laws.

  • Prepare financial reports for Headquarters prior to submission to Finance Manager.

  • Implement procedures and forms for request and issue of funds for program needs.

  • Assist Finance Manager in forecasting and request cash transfers from HQ to ensure adequate supply of funds in country.

  • Pay authorized bills to contractors, suppliers, and monthly payroll for employees.

  • Check petty cash vouchers, receipts, and replenish to established levels upon receipt of replenishment requests.

  • Produce segregated finance records at the request of the Finance Manager such as expenses for specific locations or grants.

  • Cooperate and assist in audit requirements.

  • Assist Finance Manager to produce Monthly Finance Reports according to HO procedures
    and submit by the mandated deadline.

  • Maintain grant financial records.

  • Oversee project procurement in accordance with contract and Creative requirements.

  • Assist in compiling and reviewing timesheets of the staff so that payroll is processed in a timely and accurate fashion.

  • Assist with financial tracking of local sub-contractors and fixed price contracts as needed
    Undertake other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • High School diploma required, Bachelor's degree in relevant field (finance, accounting, business, etc.) highly desired.

  • Must have 4 years of general work experience, and 2+ years of specific experience related to the position required.

  • Experience with USAID program finances and budgeting (preferred) or similar work for other donors/U.S. Government agencies.

  • Advanced knowledge of spoken and written English highly desired, medium level required.
    Proficiency in any of the languages spoken in northern Ghana desired.

  • Must be willing to work and be based in Northern Ghana.

  • Must have existing work authorization for Ghana.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Creative Finance Officer Jobs in Ghana

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