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Financial Guidance and Capacity Building Short-Term-Expert (STE)

Position : Financial Guidance and Capacity Building Short-Term-Expert (STE)

Project Context

Join an international collaboration between AVE and a prominent Ghanaian garment industry association, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). This initiative seeks a specialist to mentor and enhance financial practices, fostering sustainable development and operational excellence.

Role Focus

Empowerment through Mentorship

  • Focus on enabling the partner organization to understand and apply essential financial management strategies effectively.

Enhancing Financial Autonomy 

  • Aim to strengthen the organization's capability for self-reliant financial decision-making and execution, using targeted workshops and practical training sessions.

Strategic Financial Insights

  • Deliver critical advice on navigating financial planning, managing risks, and adhering to compliance standards to support the organization's sustained growth and stability.

Core Activities

  • Facilitate workshops on financial record-keeping, reporting, and compliance.
  • Mentor in developing and managing asset registers and financial planning tools.
  • Advise on optimizing financial operations, enhancing liquidity, and funding strategies.
  • Support in audit preparation, focusing on empowering staff with knowledge and skills.
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Enhanced Financial Management and Accounting Proficiency:

  • We're looking for candidates with a solid foundation in financial management and accounting.
  • Applicants should be well-versed in local tax laws and committed to adhering to Ghanaian accounting standards.
  • Ideal qualifications include CPA, CA, ACCA, or CIMA certification, underscoring a comprehensive understanding crucial for legal compliance and the effective optimization of financial strategies within Ghana's regulatory environment.

Educational Prowess in Finance:

  • Ideal applicants will possess the unique ability to deconstruct and teach complex financial principles in an accessible manner ensuring clarity.

Experience with International Organizations:

  • Strong preference for professionals experienced in collaborating with or within international bodies/projects.
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About Employer

Foreign Trade Association of German Retailers (AVE) is the voice of retail importers in Germany. Since its foundation in 1952, it has represented the external economic interests of the German retail trade which needs friction-free import of all nature of consumer goods in the framework of its global purchasing policy. In addition, AVE is committed to strict observance of social and environmental standards in supplier countries. Taken together, AVE members have a total annual turnover of around 200 billion Euro.

In 2023 AVe has launched a partnership programme with a major Ghanian apparel manufacturers association. The programme is fully funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

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Posted in 2024-02-28

Expired in 2024-04-27

This vacancy has been closed