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Ghana Systems for Health: Finance and Operations Director

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Finance & Accounting
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International Development Group
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1906O Requisition #
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Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree and 12 years of experience in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field;
  • At least 9 years’ experience in international donor-funded financial and administrative management, with a minimum of 6 years of senior-level responsibility for managing administration and finance aspects of USAID-funded projects/programs;
  • Experience with finance management, accounting and auditing, procurement and the establishment of internal controls; administration of grants, including monitoring of grant compliance and management, preferred;
  • In depth knowledge and practical understanding of USG administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems; experience overseeing finance and administration for a USAID-funded contract of a similar size and complexity is highly desirable;
  • Experience with strategic program planning, annual work planning and budgeting;
  • Experience managing successful teams working in multiple locations/field offices;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication, supervisory, leadership and managerial skills;
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access plus working knowledge of accounting and procurement software (particularly QuickBooks) is preferable;
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English is required; and
  • Ghanaian nationals encouraged to apply; international/regional experience is considered an asset.

Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 


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We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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