Finance Manager

Company Profile

SEND GHANA, a policy research and advocacy organization, was founded in 1998. The vision of SEND Ghana is “A Ghana where people’s rights and well-being are guaranteed” with a mission “to promote good governance and equality of men and women in Ghana”.  It is headquartered in Accra, with network offices in Tamale and Salaga.

Job Description

  • Reporting: Finance Director
  • Associates: Finance Officers

The Finance Manager will be responsible for managing projects administrative and financial reporting requirements.  He/She will support Director of Finance to maintain sound financial management practices and ensure compliance with Donor and SEND GHANA’s financial  procedures, rules, and regulations.


  • Coordinate financial management aspects of projects including financial reporting, procurement, accounting, and project logistics.
  • Assist management to maintain sound, transparent, accounting, and financial management internal control systems.
  • Support Program Manager’s, Director of Finance, and HR/Admin Manager regularly on financial and budget related matters.
  • Manage projects annual budgeting process and provides budget management support for project staff.
  • Work with program team to develop monthly project workplan budgets, monitor variances and review adherence to such budgets.
  • Provide financial assistance, as needed, to project local partners on financial compliance and reporting.
  • Review retirements and other expenses supporting documents to ensure accuracy, reasonableness, value for money and conformity with SEND’s financial procedures.
  • Produce and submit monthly/quarterly/annual projects financial reports, payroll and donor specific required reports.
  • Ensure that monthly bank reconciliation statements are prepared, signed, and filed by appropriate staff.
  • Support staff with compliance with SEND GHANA’s policies, donor rules and regulation, project award requirements, and the laws of the Republic of Ghana.
  • Support Director of Finance in preparing annual financial reports, budgets, and management reports.
  • Assist with internal and external audit and or review of project financial documents.
  • Contribute to the development of new project proposals.
  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director of Finance.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from a reputable university, Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration will be added advantage.
  • Professional qualification – minimum CA  (Final Level) or ACCA (Strategic Professional)
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in managing finances in an NGO or related field
  • Experience with Intuit QuickBooks Accounting software for donor reporting
  • Relevant computer software skills, including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills in English
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective project files for accountability and audit purposes.

How To Apply

Qualified and interested applicants should forward their cover letter and CV documents in a single PDF file only with three (3) professional referees to: with the subject line “Finance Manager” addressed to the HR/Admin. Manager. The file name should be saved in this format: First and surname – Finance Manager.

  • Closing Date: 11:59pm GMT, May 24, 2023.
  • NB: Given the anticipated volume of submissions, only highly qualified candidates will be contacted.

SEND GHANA is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.