World Vision Ghana Recruitment 2021

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) Recruitment 2021.

The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) is a non-profit international membership organization whose vision is a sustainable and thriving cocoa sector – where farmers prosper, cocoa-growing communities are empowered, human rights are respected, and the environment is conserved.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Grant Finance Officer

Major Responsibilities:


Planning, Budgeting, Procurement

  • Contribute to project planning and budgeting by providing inputs
  • Work closely with the project team to explain any variance in budget execution.
  • Support project manager with information on all budget-related- communication with donor and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure adequate cash flow of the project
  • Help project coordinators prepare good procurement plan for the project

Monitoring, Reporting & Documentation

  • Analyze financial reports and raise concerns for the attention of the project manager.
  • Provides monthly, quarterly, year-end and other grants financial reports and analysis Ensure prompt processing of documents for payments
  • Verify and properly document all transactions.
  • Ensure timely reconciliation of LDR/Timesheet, payroll expenses, travel / activity advances for project staff.
  • Prepare monthly/weekly financial report and advise project Manager on any shot falls (over/under expenditure)
  • Ensure that all costs in the project adhere to donor regulations, and are allowable, reasonable and allocable
  • Ensure all procurements met donor and World Vision requirements
  • Ensure sub-grantees’ submission of timely, complete and accurate financial reports per agreements.
  • Support all audits to be carried out during the duration of the project.

Compliance and Risk Management

  • Assist to set up proper internal control system in project team.
  • Promote and practice transparency and integrity for good stewardship of resources by applying controls.
  • Take corrective actions/measures on audit recommendations and regularly monitor progress, in partnership with NO and partner finance departments.
  • Train partners on financial requirements of the donor and WV.
  • Monitor ongoing activities, including site visits.
  • Ensure proper and adequate background checks on all project partners whom will receive funding from the project.
  • Provide necessary information on project audits

Networking, collaboration, and communication

  • Represent WV Ghana at relevant meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Foster good relationships with communities and partners, ensuring that feedback is addressed in a timely manner.
  • Support all audits to be carried out during the duration of the project.

Other responsibilities

Perform other tasks as required by management

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • First Degree or its equivalent in accounting and finance option; A professional certificate in Accounting will be an added advantage
  • Experience: At least 3 to 5 years’ experience in an accounting or finance office role, preferably in implementing integrated Nutrition & Health and food security projects in developing countries
  • Strong understanding of food based approaches -Nutrition-sensitive agriculture approaches and pathways
  • Strong grant project management skills and experience in managing large scale internationally funded grant projects will be an added advantage
  • Prior experience in social enterprise /microenterprise/ micro franchising will be an added advantage

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written), able to make convincing presentations
  • Competency in the use of MS Office suite- Excel

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
  • Travel: Minimum 50% domestic travel required

Location Base: Damango

How to Apply

Interested applicants should click here to apply.


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