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  • Posted: Jun 24, 2022
    Deadline: Jun 29, 2022
  • The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world's leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Our award-winning research for development (R4D) addresses the development needs of tropical countries. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consu...
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    Accounts Assistant

    Duration: 6 months
    Location: Yola

    • Assist the Activity Accounting Officer to manage the Activity’s accounting system and reporting process, ensuring completeness of ledgers and all supporting
    • documentation and compliance with IITA and Donors’ finance and procurement regulations.
    • Prepare payment schedules for payments from the Activity’s Imprest account as well as payments from the HQ Finance Directorate.
    • Ensure Expenses are authorized and processed in accordance with agreed procedures for both IITA and donors.
    • Prepare petty cash payments, journals and vouchers and ensuring these are posted into the general and other account ledgers.
    • Process advances and claims for payment and maintaining cash advances register for follow up on the reimbursement of advances, accounting for Activity payables and
    • receivables.
    • Maintaining accounting records, ensuring they are complete, accurate, well archived and safeguarded.
    • Prepare invoices and chargeback statements for services provided to individuals or other
    • institutions and partners.
    • Prepare statement of expenditure (SOE) as required by the donor for justification of advances, direct payments, and replenishment of accounts.
    • Monitor the processing of program cash/travel advances, expense claims and reimbursemen by activity staff.
    • Respond to account inquiries and provide prompt feedback to users.
    • File and keep activity’s accounting supporting documents and records.
    • Track and monitor resource needs and other material needs for carrying out financial tasks.
    • Assist in the organization and management of internal and external audits and compliance checks.
    • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

    BSc/HND in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or related field with a minimum of one (1) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a well-
    structured organization.
    The ideal candidate must:

    • Have excellent computer skills with good grasp and knowledge of spreadsheets, word processing and other MS office applications. Good knowledge of Oracle
    • Applications will be an added advantage.
    • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented multicultural environment.
    • Have Proficiency in English language with excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills.
    • Be a fast learner and pay attention to details.
    • Have personal integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality.

    We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

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