Job Title: Accountant

Job ID: 18833 Job Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner. The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the Finance Manager, the Accountant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the Country Office and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs/projects.
  • Assist the Finance Manager 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 Finance Manager 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 Finance Manager 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 Finance Manager to provide support with the accounting workflow in the review and audit of Country Office and subrecepient reports for reimbursement of expenditures.
  • Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of FHI 360.
  • Prepare fiscal year budgets and enter them into FHI 360’s accounting software program.
  • Support the Finance Manager in preparing reports for submission to donors.
  • Review work of zonal finance staff for accuracy and proper report content.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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, ICAN or recognized equivalent is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above

Application Closing Date Not Specified.

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