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Finance & Administrative Generalist

The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization working to build a future in which nature is protected and biodiversity flourishes, where farmers, workers, and communities prosper, and where sustainable land use and responsible business practices are the norm. We envision a world where people and nature thrive in harmony. In January 2018, the Rainforest Alliance merged with UTZ, a global program and label for sustainable farming.

Position summary:

The Finance & Administrative Generalist Ghana, is a key member of the Regions and Support units (Finance & Administration and IT) teams which includes Global Internal Compliance, Human Resources, Finance, IT, and Accounting. S/he will manage the day-to-day business administration and human resources support for a country office and/or any associated satellite offices located within the country, in line with global guidelines and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute a full range of duties of general office support including: facilities, country administration, local compliance, equipment management, budget monitoring, and assist regional support roles as necessary.
  • Prepare and submit national tax and any other national compliance requirements.
  • Facilitate and document procurements for vendors.
  • Build and review local budgets, prepare financial reports.
  • Execute a full range of Human Resources administrative duties in line with local employment law and internal policies and procedures.
  • Bookkeeping, delivery of monthly Office Accounting Report, online banking, tax fillings.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field
  • Professional experience with book-keeping, and contractual management; human resources administration experience required;
  • Able to navigate competing demands on time with a proactive and positive outlook;
  • Preferable: 2-5 years of national tax compliance experience
  • Solid knowledge of procurement processes and regulations;
  • Written and verbal proficiency in English;
  • Ability to handle sensitive information confidentially;
  • Experience in a global work environment and/or international nonprofit organization preferred
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 30% per year in the field, nationally.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience.

Notes:

Only candidates authorized to work in Ghana will be considered.

The Rainforest Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.

Application:

Please send your application (max. 1 page motivation, max 2 page resume) no later than 20 February 2019 to ghanapersonnel@ra.org mentioning ‘F&A generalist” in the subject line.