Research Triangle Institute (RTI) is recruiting for the position of a Finance and Administration Manager for an anticipated e-justice project in Ghana. This position is contingent upon RTIâ??s successful bid for the anticipated project, funded by the World Bank to develop an integrated e-justice system to improve on the effectiveness and efficiency of the justice system in Ghana. Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the following position:
The Finance and Administrative Manager will provide finance and administrative management support for RTIâ??s local project operations under the supervision of the RTI Project Manager. S/he will be responsible for accounting and reporting on project finances according to RTI and US Government regulations and will ensure compliance with RTI and U.S. Government guidelines and procedures.
Accounting, bank reconciliation and reporting to RTI HQ
Management of petty cash and bank account
Managing subcontractor invoices and payments in compliance with RTI Policies and Procedures (P&P) and in coordination with RTI Headquarters (HQ)
Developing office policies and procedures in accordance with RTI P&P, Government of Ghana, and World Bank regulations
Management of consultant agreements, ensuring that time is properly reporting and deliverables met in cooperation with the Project Manager
Supervision of support staff (Program assistant, driver)
Managing overall budget with the Project Manager â?? monthly financial reports for management, quarterly financial reports to the client, reviewing monthly budget and projections with the Project Manager
Preparation of year end accounts
Managing workshops/meeting logistics
Supervising the use of project vehicles and equipment
Administering payroll and benefits
Producing quarterly and other ad hoc financial reports as needed
Handling communications with the client concerning office space and other operational issues
Managing payments to vendors in compliance with RTI P&P
Issuance of purchase orders and supervision of procurement of all goods and services
Keeping the Project Manager and RTI HQ technical and financial manager informed of any issues
Communicating regularly with designated client project management to ensure smooth operations
Minimum of Masterâ??s Degree + 6 years experience or Bachelorâ??s Degree + 10 years experience
University degree in management, finance, business, or similar field
Demonstrated experience managing operational, administrative and/or financial duties for donor-funded projects
Knowledge of Government of Ghana and World Bank project procedures, including financial management, and reporting is preferred
Strong oral and written communication skills and teamwork ability.
Experience using QuickBooks preferred
This is a local position no relocation or international benefits are available.
RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Specific information regarding the laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be located at the employment portal www.rti.org/jobs