IOM Resources Management Officer Jobs in Accra - Ghana

IOM Resources Management Officer Jobs in Accra - Ghana

Position Title :
  • Resources Management Officer

    Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the
    benefit of all.

    It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

    Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and oversee the financial management for all activities in Ghana, Benin and Togo,
    including the oversight of financial expenditures and accountability; undertake financial analysis
    of projects in the Country Offices.
  • Prepare the annual budget, the monthly common cost assessments and the monthly budget
    monitoring tools for the Country Offices, and work closely with the Project Development officer for the development of budgets for new programmes implemented in Ghana, Benin and Togo.
  • Coordinate with senior management and programme managers, the preparation of donor
    financial reports in accordance with IOM regulations and established procedures; evaluate regular financial reports and take action to resolve anomalies and unusual trends.
  • Provide clear guidance and support to Project Managers on financial, administrational, logistical and human resource related issues related to projects under their responsibility, in line with IOM rules and regulations and donor requirements.
  • Oversee the management of the office treasury, forecast cash flows according to activities of the Country Offices and ensure daily control of funds disbursed; ensure funding is received in
    accordance with donor agreements.
  • Inspect payroll versus budget, ensuring that salaries are correctly allocated to projects consistent with IOM's projectization criteria, prepare annual projectization tables for national and international staff.
  • Oversee the optimal functioning of resource management operations including Finance,
    Human Resources Management, Procurement, Fleet and building management and ICT
    services, make recommendations on procedural improvements, support the CoM in the
    preparation and ensuring compliance of related SoPs, in line with the organization’s policies and procedures; provide effective leadership to all Resource Management Department staff.
  • Assist the Chief of Mission with the implementation of all relevant SOP’s including the ones
    issued by the Regional Office.
  • Promote the training of all Country Offices’ staff on IOM’s administration and finance policies
    and procedures and support staff training to foster adherence to IOM rules and regulations.
  • Ensure the constant functioning of established internal control mechanism and maintain
    clear guidelines for fraud prevention and early discovery.
  • Supervise the procurement and logistic services, including contracts with suppliers of goods and services and related administration authorities; oversee/ensure the maintenance and
    updating of the database of vendor/contractor accreditation and evaluation status to ensure a
    pool of reliable vendors and contractors.
  • Design and ensure the implementation and maintenance of a tracking system of
    commodities, supplies, and equipment and project assets, ensure that proper planning is done for the renewal of Country Office’s assets at the end of their life-cycle.
  • Assist the Chief of Mission in ensuring effective human resource related management,
    including but not limited to recruitment, adherence to contract implementation, separation clearances, annual and other leaves management, entitlement travels, and completeness of all

    Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Master’s degree in in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field from an accredited
    academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.
  • Professional certification as chartered accountant (CA) or certified public accountant (CPA),
    Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), or Association of Chartered Certified
    Accountants (ACCA) will be a distinct advantage.


  • Work experience in financial management, accounting and budgeting;
  • Good knowledge of human resources management;
  • Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities as well as with international
  • Familiarity with financial oversight and public administration;
  • Experience with international institutions knowledge of IPSAS and SAP highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of IOM accounting systems, software and procedures a distinct advantage.


    IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.

    For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French
    and/or Spanish is an advantage.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 13th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; IOM Resources Management Officer Jobs in Accra - Ghana

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