Penplusbytes’ partner Deutsche Welle Akademie is recruiting a Project Finance Assistant (m/f) for its Ghana office. DW Akademie is Germany's leading organization for international media development (www.dw-akademie.com). DW Akademie Ghana maintains an office in Accra.
The Project Finance Assistant supports media development projects carried out by DW Akademie in Ghana. The assistant is expected to devote a considerable amount of his or her time to accounting, liaising with external tax consultants and administrative tasks such as filing documents. The Project Finance Assistant also provides support to the Country Team in Ghana and Germany by helping plan and facilitate workshops and training courses, including logistical arrangements, for local partners throughout Ghana. This entails liaising with local partners and trainers, booking hotels and venues, financial reporting, documenting activities and monitoring results.
Potential candidates must provide proof of a relevant degree, for example, in accounting, and at least three to five years of work experience at an international organization. Experience in the media industry or media development work is an asset. German language skills are desirable. The fixed term employment contract runs until the end of 2018. Contract renewal is possible, but not guaranteed. Limited travel within Ghana is possible.
Please mail your application (no larger than 2 MB) and include your monthly salary expectations to: email@example.com. The application deadline is January 5, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.