Location:                              WASCAL Head Quarters, Accra, Ghana

Duration of contract:        Two-year contract with possibility of renewal

WASCAL is a leading academic and trans-disciplinary research organization serving policy makers in West Africa with science-based advice on adaptation to climate change of land use and management. It cooperates with many agencies and universities in the region, providing a knowledge platform of excellence for its partners. WASCAL is linked closely with other international organizations in its mandate zone.

WASCAL invites applications for the position of Finance Officer.

 Job Summary

  • Assist in the preparation of budgets
  • Managing and monitoring program and project budget.
  • Managing records and receipts
  • Perform reconciliation of accounts, prepare balance sheet, etc. 
  • Ensuring adherence to approved financial reporting procedures.
  • Processing invoices for payment and keeping records of all expenses.
  • Support Finance Manager and Executive Management with projects and task when  required
  • Keep up to date record of fund transfer to the various schools
  • Any other duties that may be assigned

Educational, Training, Skills and Experience Requirements

  • At least a diploma or bachelor’s degree in Business Admin.-accounting/finance option
  • A minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience
  • Computer literacy particularly with programs such as SAGE Accounting software and Excel
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English. Ability in French language will be an advantage

Application procedure:

Application including curriculum vitae should be emailed to

Please indicate “Finance Officer” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until 30th September  2019.

This is a local position based at the WASCAL Headquarters in Accra, Ghana.  Applications will be acknowledged but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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