Accountant at FHI 360

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

FHI 360 Health Systems Diagnostics and Correction is a technology company that helps in empowering healthcare organizations with financial applications.

Accountant at FHI 360 1

JOB TITLE: Accountant

JOB LOCATION: Abuja
Job Type: Full-time

Functions

  • 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 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 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 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc / B.A Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience. Or M.Sc / M.A 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 below.

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%.

Application Closing Date
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Job CategoryAccounting / Audit / Finance