Project Accountant at Women Friendly Initiative (WFI)

  • Accounting, Auditing & Finance
  • Full time
  • 4 months ago
  • Abuja
  • Job Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 3 years

Job Description

Location: Kuje, Abuja
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Key Performance Indicators

  • Program Management – USAID “Youth-Powered Ecosystem to Advance Urban Adolescent Health and Well-Being in Nigeria.” Project – (50%)
  • WFI other project financial management – (50%)

Details
The successful candidate will:

  • Work with the CEO, DOP and DAI to co-ordinate all financial transactions and operations, such that funds are provided to facilitate timely and smooth operations
  • Ensure staff and consultants pay mandatory taxes (PAYE and WHT respectively) and same are remitted to appropriate bodies
  • Produce and submit financial reports on projects to DAI, or the consortium as regularly as requested
  • Prepare the various organization’s financial reports at regular intervals (monthly, quarter, half-year, annual) and Income/Expenditure, Balance Sheet and facilitate the process of auditing WFI’s accounts
  • Check /Verify requests for payments, and purchase orders, prior to payment run, to ascertain whether sufficient project funding is available and that requests are charged to correct budget lines
  • Prepare accurate and timely project financial reports
  • Monitor organizational cash flow and deal with fund transfer request by donors in a timely manner whilst ensuring proper liquidation of previous advances
  • Responsible for filling all organizational and donors’ financial returns in a systematic and secure manner for proper audit trail and easy retrieval
  • Attend to queries regarding project reports/budgets in a timely manner to avoid delays to project plans attributable to late processing

Education

  • A Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in Accounting, Economics or related course with strong NGO experience.

Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications

  • Commitment to WFI’s core values and ideology.
  • Passion for working with youth
  • Minimum of three years’ post NYSC work experience in Accounting / Finance related role
  • Previous experience in managing donor funds and supporting partner organizations working on USAID funded project
  • Strong knowledge and experience applying USAID finance, procurement, contracting and grant management regulations.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Excel & Word (MS Office in general)
  • Strong working knowledge of one or more accountancy software applications (QuickBooks accounting package especially)
  • Commitment to WFI’s core values and ideology.
  • Passion for working with youth.
  • Minimum of three years’ post NYSC work experience in Accounting / Finance related role
  • Previous experience in managing donor funds and supporting partner organizations working on USAID funded project
  • Strong knowledge and experience applying USAID finance, procurement, contracting and grant management regulations.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Excel & Word (MS Office in general)
  • Strong working knowledge of one or more accountancy software applications (QuickBooks accounting package especially)

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter and Resume to womenfriendlyrecruitment@gmail.com indicate Position and Location in the subject line of the email.

Note

  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • WFI is an equal opportunity employer. Women and the physically challenged are especially encouraged to apply.
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