JSI Research & Training Institute Recruitment for Finance and Operations Assistant

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for JSI Research & Training Institute Recruitment for Finance and Operations Assistant.

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) a leader in global health is non-profit public health management consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world,

Job Description

  • Company: JSI Research & Training Institute
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Takoradi
  • Job type: Full-Time

Position: Finance and Operations Assistant

Reports to:  Senior Finance and Compliance Manager

Location: Takoradi

Job Summary

The FOA is responsible for assisting the FOO in processing and maintaining the field accounting system, coordinating and supervising drivers and other support staff, this is a full-time position that will be based in Takoradi, Ghana. S/he will be In charge of the major responsibilities stated below S/he will report to the Senior Finance and Compliance Manager

Responsibilities and Duties

  • The Finance & Operations Assistant will be responsible for the updating of statutory payments, supporting programmatic and Technical field activities by assisting with administrative activities at workshops; meetings etc. this supports includes the following:
  • Make sure Non-CSO Cost share mobilisation Is up to date. For example, cost shares for GHS staff both in the community and facilities are collected and submitted to Finance Manager. S/he is to support the Finance Manager to collect all Cost Shares
  • Submit and pay for statutory deduction to appropriate bodies
    • SSNIT Tier 1
    • Pension Fund Tier 2
    • PAYE to Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)
    • Withholding Tax to GRA
  • Make sure all withholding tax certificate are collected and distributed to all vendors and entities in timely manner
  • Liaise with the Finance and Operations Officer to make sure all VAT Relief Purchase Orders (VRPO) certificate are collected and distributed to all vendors and entities
  • Will be responsible for photocopying of all finance docurnents, including payment vouchers on weekly basis.
  • Provide support for all programmes training/workshops/meetings on the field and in office with following details in mind
    • Assist with participant’s attendance registration
    • Prepare mobile money payment documentation and send to Finance Manager for review and upload then submits to Deputy Chef of Party for approval of transaction
    • Coordinate finance and logistic support on the field during trainings/workshops/meetings In charge of managing filing systems of the finance office
  • Support the FOO to dispatch the monthly field office pouch to Horne office
  • Collate all Utility bills (Light, Water, Newspaper, Telephone) for review and processing
  • Any other duty as maybe assigned by your supervisor, and Director of Finance and Operations


  • College certificate in Accounting or have a diploma from a professional course in accounting or financial
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a financial/administrative officer, preferably wtth a US Govemment-funded project.
  • Experience working with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel) as well as QuickBooks accounting software and excellent English writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a team and with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience in supervision of support staff;
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and supervisory skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with an international NGO preferred;
  • Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times

Disclaimer: Roles and responsibilities are subject to change-based on Real confirmation of that particular position.

How to Apply


Qualified persons are required to send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with the appropriate positions marked and also captured In the mail subject ‘ to [email protected]

Deadline for the submission of applications: September 27, 2019.

Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted.

JSI is en equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply


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