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  • Finance And Administration Support Officer Accra
  • Sabre Education in Accra, , Ghana
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

The Sabre Trust is a partnership between two independent but linked charities, registered in the UK with the Charity Commission and in Ghana with the Department of Social Welfare. We work in southern Ghana to improve the futures of poor and marginalised children.

Through ten years of grassroots work in rural schools and a long term relationship with the Ghana Education Service, the kindergarten sector has emerged as our priority intervention area. Kindergarten represents the start of formal education for 4 and 5 year old children, and the sector faces a number of challenges including poor learning environments and weak teacher capacity. Our Brighter Futures Programme provides an innovative and carefully considered response to these challenges, delivered through Building Better Schools and providing Transformational Teacher Training.

Our mission is to give young Ghanaians the best possible start to their education, enabling them to achieve their full academic potential and contribute... to Ghana’s future economic development.

Our vision is an education system where all children in Ghana are engaged in active and play-based learning, which equips them with the skills and knowledge they need to progress through primary and junior high school and complete their basic education. This will help to bring about a critical shift in mind-set amongst teachers and pupils at all levels of the Ghana education system.

Job Summary
• The Finance and Administration Support Officer will be responsible for the disbursement of funds to various recipients for direct Fast track Transformational Teacher Training (FTTT) programme implementation in the Western Region. The Support Officer will ensure the timely and accurate reporting of monthly Western Region financial and accounting information and will submit well-supported and authentic paperwork to back up the reporting. The Support Officer will also be responsible for general administrative support to the FTTT project team, such as liaising with project partners and service providers, maintaining project documentation and monitoring the stock of project and office resources.
• In addition the Support Officer will support the Building Better Schools projects as and when required.

The Support Officer will report to the Teacher Training Project Manager

Key Duties And Responsibilities

Finance Support
• Ensure swift disbursement of funds for programme activities and ensure that all requests are supported by suitable supporting paperwork.
• Capture cash received and spend data into the provided templates with speed and accuracy.
• Provide financial support to team members and resolution of finance-related queries.
• Prepare payment vouchers for project activities and pay project beneficiaries.

Administration Support
• Liaise with project partners (College of Education tutors, GES officers, head teachers, teachers and student teachers) concerning project logistics, such as timings and venues for project activities.
• Liaise with service providers (e.g. hotels, workshop venues) concerning project logistics and other project needs.
• Produce and update project documentation, such as calendars, registers, schools visits log.
• Monitor the use of project and office equipment and resources and request replacement resources when needed.

General Support
• Perform any other duties that may be deemed appropriate for this role as assigned by the Teacher Training Project Manager or Training and Relationships Manager.
• Building Better Schools
• Activities as instructed by the Finance & Accounts manager as agreed with the Teacher Training Project Manager.

Qualification Required & Experience
• Minimum - Diploma in Business Studies

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Curriculum Vitae (CV) in PDF format of no more than 2 pages should be submitted via e-mail address:-

jobs@sabretrust.org

When applying it is vital that you quote ‘FASO’ as e-mail Subject

Closing Date: 19 April, 2016
Accra Ghana

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