In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International (WfWI) supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community.
Job Title: Accountant
The Accountant is responsible for producing accurate financial reports, records, statements, and data, while displaying best practices in accounting standards and following organizational policy and procedures. This position is also responsible for preparing stipend schedules and performing other tasks for the Finance and Logistics Manager.
The Accountant reports to the Finance and Logistics Manager and the position will be located in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
Support the timely and accurate preparation and recording of monthly Sponsorship funds, in close coordination with the Finance and Social Empowerment staff.
Under the supervision of the Finance and Logistics Manager, reconciles all sponsorship disbursements and maintains an updated list of undistributed funds on a monthly basis.
Assist in the daily booking of approved transactions into QuickBooks.
Prepares monthly cash and bank reconciliation schedules.
Works closely with the Finance Assistant to ensure timely clearing of all advances
Assist the Finance Manager with preparation and distribution of monthly and annual financial statements and closings.
Ensures that all entries in the bank and cash registers are valid and fully supported prior to posting.
Ensures that internal control procedures are followed for all cash disbursements, receipts and transfers.
Maintains updated list of all authorized signatories and ensures payments are only made in accordance with policies and procedures.
In coordination with the Human Resources and Administration Officer, support the Finance and Logistics Manager in the preparation of employee payroll and payments to contractors and consultants while ensuring compliance with local tax and labor regulations.
Ensures timely submission of statutory deductions.
Ensures proper account coding and recording in line with the spending plan.
Ensures that monthly allocation entries are properly calculated, coded and entered into QuickBooks.
Ensures regular payments to vendors.
Performs other duties assigned.
BA, BSc, HND, MSc
Finance, Accounting, Audit
Method of Application
Qualified Candidates should send CV and Cover Letter with 3 Professional Refrees to firstname.lastname@example.org using the job title as the subject of the mail
17 April 2016