FHI 360 International NGO Accountant Jobs in Nigeria

FHI 360 International NGO Accountant Jobs in Nigeria

Basic Functions:

Under the direction of the Associate Director, Finance, the Accountant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the Country Office and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs/projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Associate Director, Finance to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.

  • Work with the Associate Director, Finance to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.

  • Assist the Associate Director, Finance and the Senior Finance & Admin Officers in monitoring subproject budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.

  • Monitor periodic expenditures of projects by analyzing financial data and producing periodic and ad hoc reports.

  • Work with the Associate Director, Finance to provide support with the accounting workflow in the review and audit of Country Office and subrecipient reports for reimbursement of expenditures.

  • Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of FHI.

  • Prepare fiscal year budgets and enter them into FHI’s accounting software program.

  • Support the Associate Director, Finance in preparing reports for submission to donors.

  • Support in proposal development in collaboration with proposal team.

  • Create, update, and maintain financial spreadsheets.

  • Develop budgets, including staff time allocations.

  • Work with team leads to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures and life-of projects budgets.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.

  • Well-developed computer skills.

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.

  • Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures or the ability to comprehend them.

  • Budget monitoring and general ledger skills.

  • Relevant
    software skills to include automated accounting software, database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.

  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.

  • Follow-up on requests in an efficient manner.

  • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.

  • Ability to travel in Nigeria for minimum of 25%

    Qualifications and requirements:

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.

  • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevant experience.

  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in accounting related to international development programs.

  • Familiarity with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.

  • CPA, ACA, ACCA or recognized equivalent is an advantage.

  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 International NGO Accountant Jobs in Nigeria

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