Administrator at Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Location: Greater Accra Region

The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH draws on the wealth of regional and technical expertise as well as tried and tested management know-how. As a federal enterprise, we support the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international co-operation for sustainable development. GIZ offers customised solutions to complex challenges. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development in more than 130 countries worldwide.
We are looking for an Administrator to join our team.

Job Title: Administrator
Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra Region

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The Administrator is responsible for:
  • Providing administrative and financial services
  • Ensuring that financial and administrative regulations are complied with is responsible for financial management, such as cash withdrawals, keeping the cashbox, bank accounts, preparing and entering vouchers (Cashbook and Bankbook)
  • Prepares the Withholding Tax schedule and payment
  • Follows up on VAT issues
  • Prepares and organises internal meetings and trainings
  • Trains new development advisors in the administrative and financial procedures and formulas to use
  • Co-ordinates with the GIZ office and the GIZ Head Office on the mode of service delivery
  • Carries out internal controls, advises on financial aspects of projects
  • Is responsible for filing documents in reference files or in DMS in line with GIZ’s filing rules
  • Manages confidential files
  • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management
Qualification and Requirements
Formal Education:
  • University degree in relevant specialisation and qualification in business administration (equivalent of BA or MBA)
Professional Experience:
  • At least 5 years professional experience in a comparable position
  • Other knowledge, additional competence:
  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (SAP, MS Office)
  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • Very good knowledge of the English and German language
  • In-depth understanding of financial planning and accounting
  • Board experience of management and administration
  • Results-oriented performance
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player willingness to update skills as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management

If you are qualified for this position, Send your CV to [email protected] or click to apply