• Accountant At Masara N’Arkizi Farmers Association (Northern Region) Ghana
  • Masara AB in Ghana, , Ghana
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  • 1 week ago

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Masara N’Arkizi Farmers Association (MAFA) is an association for farmers located in Northern, Upper West and East Regions of Ghana. At the moment Masara holds over 10,000 members and plans to grow even bigger. The association is providing several services to its members including provision of agro inputs on credit via Wienco and Yara, extension services, and offering fair market for extra maize produced from members at a guaranteed price.

Masara is managed by professional staff and on elected Executive Council. Masara therefore is looking to employ Technical Trainers and an accountant who can operate independently.

Masara provides several types of training to staff and members. Field Officers and trainers receive technical training once or twice before the commencement of the cropping year. Members receive extension services delivered by the trainer on a regular basis as a group in the field

Job Title: Accountant

Job Summary

The accountant with the supervision of the... Finance Manager will oversee all accounting activities. He will work primarily with members of the accounts team and other line managers and report directly to the head of the accounts department at the secretariat

Main Responsibility And Skills Required
• Provide accounting and administrative support to the zone
• collate and submit monthly impress returns from field staff
• Check/verify to make sure that proper financial reporting is followed by all field staff
• Assist internal and external audit staff facilitate annual financial audit
• Make sure that all advanced are cleared in time and make sure that all outstanding balances are properly accounted for.
• Reconcile accounts and check the accuracy of all entries
• Prepare, check and analyse accounting reports and returns
• Banking duties
• Ensure that financial records are maintained in compliance with acceptable policies and procedures
• Monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting controls and procedures
• Ensure timely report of expenditure

Qualification Required & Experience
• At least HND or Bachelor's degree holder in Accounting or related course. Must have professional certificate in ICA part III, ACCA etc.
• Proficient knowledge in any accounting software and Microsoft excel
• Ability to communicate effectively, time management and interpersonal skills
• Strong ability in writing and analysing financial reports
• At least 3 to 5 years working experience in a middle management position
• Young and dynamic with high level of initiative and enthusiasm

Personal Traits
• Honest
• Self-Discipline
• Result Oriented
• Capable of working alone or in a team
• Committed and loyal

Location: Northern Region

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates can send an application letter and curriculum vitae of maximum 2 pages to the following email address below:-


or mail to:-

The Human Resource Manager

Masara N’Arkizi

P.O.Box 724


Closing Date: 15 December, 2014


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