Accountant

Job Title
Accountant
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Job Location
Cross River
Number of Persons Required
One (1)
Reporting/Supervision
 This position reports to the Senior Finance & Administrative Officer
Job Summary
 Is responsible for accounting in the Cross River State Office, ensuring compliance
with the contractual financial requirements of the project.
 S/he will assist the Finance & Administrative 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 Senior Finance & Administrative Officer to lead the preparation of
monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of sub-project
account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
 Assist the Senior Program Officer and Finance Manager in monitoring sub-project
budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
Job Requirements
Education
 B.Sc / B.A Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its
recognized equivalent
 MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its
recognized equivalent
 CPA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or any other relevant professional qualification is
required
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Attributes
 4 – 6 years relevant experience in accounting field.
 Minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience in accounting relating to development programs
 Experience applying U.S. Government grants, contracting and auditing standards as
they apply to effective management of multi-year funds
 Proven experience in transferring knowledge into operational plan with clients
collaboration and sustainable buy- in.
 Substantial experience using computerized financial information systems.
 Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with
clients and staff.
 Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English
 Familiarity with Donor-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in
Nigeria
Typical Physical Demands:
 Typical office environment and will be required to co-locate with other team usually
in the same office space.
 Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
Technology to be used:
 Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail),
Accounting software’s, office telephone, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier
and any other hand held devices.
Travel Requirements:
 Limited

Job Category: Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Akwa Ibom Nigeria
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