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Administrative Assistant Manager

October 18, 2016

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Fairuza Abdul-Rashid


TELEPHONE: 024*******/020******* E-MAIL:


Strong analytical and managerial skills based on 7 years of financial and office management experience

Very strong ability to manage donor grants

Proven ability to liaise with both local and International stakeholder in the management of finances

Trustworthy, hardworking and enthusiastic with an excellent attitude towards work.

High sense of initiative and innovation with a versatile approach to issues.


Comprehensive Project Development, Report and Proposal Writing skills

A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds.

Punctual and reliable with the ability to complete difficult tasks unsupervised.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Excellent computer skills and knowledge.


DATE OF BIRTH: 11th February 1985 MARITAL STATUS: Married NATIONALITY: Ghanaian


Camfed Ghana, Tamale 2008 to date

Finance Manager, Financial Accounting

Rose through an Administrative Assistant (August, 2008 to February, 2009), Executive/Administrative Assistant (March to December, 2009), Finance Officer (2010 to November 2012), Senior Finance Officer (December, 2012 to January, 2016) to Finance Manager, Financial Accounting (February, 2016 to date)

Managed funding from both bilateral and multilateral donors such as MasterCard Foundation, UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), Goldman Sachs, Big Lottery Fund, Credit Suisse, Skoll Foundation, Powell, Chen Yet Sen Foundation, among others.

Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and smooth running of an accurate and up-to date accounting system; providing management information for planning, control and decision making and providing timely and accurate financial reports.

Responsible for consolidation of monthly payroll and related activities. Detailed review and analysis of all month end balance sheet reconciliation statements. Process staff claims and prepare payments to suppliers and service providers. Planning of meetings and other programme activities. Writing of reports and minutes of weekly and monthly meetings. Providing logistical support for local and international travel. Responding to administrative queries and managing the events calendar.

Microfinance and Small Loans Centre, Tamale, Northern Region

Assistant Programme Officer 2007 to 2008

Monitored and back-stooped the operations of financial extension assistants. Identify and undertake the preparation of feasibility reports on clients and project appraisals. Undertake regular field visits to monitor credit facilities and ensure timely repayments. Prepare periodic reports on applications, approvals, disbursements and recoveries of loans.

Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Tamale Area Office

Assistant Public Relations Officer/ Assistant Inspector June to August, 2006


Master of Commerce (Banking & Finance option)

Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics with Environmental Science and Practical Community Work- University for Development Studies, 2007


Training on Financial Force EPR system organized by Camfed international to aid in the reporting on management of grants. Participated in a financial management training organized by Finance Department of Camfed International, in the United Kingdom. Participated in an international workshop on Domestic Violence dubbed “men leading the fight against domestic violence and gender based violence” in Harare, Zimbabwe. Coordination of reports to international auditors and donors. Preparation and coordination of international (bilateral and multilateral) donor visits and meetings


Conversant with Microsoft Office Suit; Microsoft Outlook; Microsoft Power Point.


Reading, listening to music and traveling


Fluent English, Dagbani and Twi both written and spoken


Mr. Charles Atia

Former Head of Operations, Camfed Ghana, Tamale

Telephone number; 024*******

Mr. Abdul-Rashid Abdul-Razak

Acting Cordinator, MASLOC, Tamale

Telephone number: 024*******/026*******

Mr. John Asibi Ali

Director of Finance & Operations, Camfed Ghana, Tamale

Telephone: 024*******

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