Finance & administrative generalist

Job Summary

He/She 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

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

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. 

Job Title: Finance & Administrative Generalist

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

Job Description

  • 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

Qualification and Requirements

  • Minimum of 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
  • At least 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
  • Only candidates authorized to work in Ghana will be considered


  • Please send your application (max. 1 page motivation, max 2 page resume) no later than 20 February 2019 
  • For questions about this position, please contact Robert Odoom at [email protected]

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