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JSI Research And Training Institute Invites Applications

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JSI Research And Training Institute is hiring a Finance and Operations Officer.

The Finance and Operations Officer will support the setup and maintenance of the JSI financial accounts and operations systems; preparation of expenditure projections, reporting, and expense monitoring.

S/he will be responsible for logistic management of activities of the extended funding from USAID on the Global Vax activities.

  • Job Location: This is a full-time position that will be based in Takoradi, Ghana.
  • Reporting Relationship: She/he will report to the Director of Finance & Operations (DFO)
  • Duration: Six Months renewable depending on availability of funding.


The Finance & Operations Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the project’s financial records, payments, and receipts relating to the Global Vax project.

This management includes the following:

  • Processing all accounts payable on a timely basis
  • Process and arrange documents for electronic payments
  • Work with the Global Vax project implementation teams including Ghana Health Service teams to mobilize relevant payment documents.
  • Ensure that participants on the Global Vax activities are paid promptly
  • Maintaining a system of tracking all accounts receivable including employee advances and analyzing them for action
  • Processing and disbursement of accounts receivable (E.g. Advances)
  • Prepare any reports as may be directed by the DFO
  • Undertake any other responsibilities, tasks, or activities as required by DFO

Required Skills or Experience

  • Degree or HND in Accounting or have a diploma from a professional course in accounting or financial management.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as an accountant or financial/administrative officer, preferably with a US Government-funded project.
  • Experience working with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel) as well as an accounting software
  • Excellent English writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a team and with minimal supervision.
  • 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

How To Apply

  • Qualified persons are required to send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) marked ‘FINANCE & OPERATIONS OFFICER-GLOBAL VAX” to:  Ghana.recruitment@jsi.com
  • Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • No phone calls or drop-ins

Closing Date: 30th June, 2022

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