Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Accountant in s Non-Governmental Organization, June 4th 2013

An international non-governmental organization currently implementing a program to improve the participation of key Nigerian stakeholders in electoral and political processes is looking for Nigerian citizens to fill positions within its offices in Abuja, Nigeria, These stakeholders include: political parties; election
authorities; media; and underrepresented groups such as women, youth and persons with disabilities.They are currently recruiting:

Job Tittle: Accountant
Reports to:
Resident Country Director (RCD)
The Specific objectives of it's program are to:

  • Strengthen the capacity of political parties to more effectively and responsibly participate in the electoral process.
  • Strengthen capacity of domestic observers and party agents to monitor national and state elections.
  • Enhance the democratic role of and use of new and traditional media in the political process,
  • To promote stakeholder dialogues on the electoral process.
  • Compile monthly impress reports including all data entry and report generation
  • Manage bill payment and receipt organization
  • Draft three-month rolling office budget each month
  • Track cash on hand to cover weekly expenses, including advances
  • Reviewing staff expenses reports an dE2 reconciliations
  • Respond to all finance and accounting requests from RCD, IRI Regional Accountant, and IRI accountant in Washington DC
  • Performs miscellaneous tasks and other duties as assigned.
  • Make cash payments to staff (reimbursements and advances) upon approval of RCD
  • Make bi-monthly staff salary payments
  • Maintam accurate banking records, conducting correspondence with bank as necessary with the approval of RCD
  • Conduct regular reconciliations between bank statements and funds on hand
  • Responsible for safeguarding of petty cash.
  • A bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
  • Ability to work well with others, meet deadlines and respond to changes in priorities
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills required
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative set priorities and see projects through completion
  • Solid command of English language. Excellent written and verbal communications skills and strong organizational skills
  • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience with NGOs/Accounting software user experience.

Method of Application
Qualified and interested candidates should send their CV and a cover letter to:

Application Deadline 7th June, 2013