Job Summary

Provides high level financial and accounting support to operations. The position reports to the Country Representative.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Monthly Management Accounts

  • Capture monthly transactions and reconcile bank accounts and petty cash
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for all accounts receivables and accounts payables
  • Prepare monthly management accounts    

Programme and Project Finance

  • Assist with programme and project budget development: record project expenditure acutely
  • Reconcile travel and expense advances monthly
  • Prepare monthly project budget controls and liaise with project managers

Financial Reports

  • Prepare project financial reports
  • Assist in preparing for audit and liaising with auditors
Assist in preparation of budgets    

Financial administration

  • Prepare payment requisitions from
  • File and maintain all records of financial transactions and bank accounts in accordance with financial policies
  • Maintain a sub-assets register of the office and for specific projects that are assigned
  • Ensure that banking arrangements are adequate to support the operational activities and that all bank transactions conform to agreed procedures and are appropriately documented


  • Maintain accounting records and financial controls in accordance with organizational policy and donor requirements.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A university degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or other related fields.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of relevant working experience in a reputable organization (international organizations, consultancies, bilateral agencies etc.)
  • Accounting background and computer literacy are must
  • Knowledge of Tally accounting software
  • Service orientation – providing support to programme/project team members
  • Ability to build consensus and work effectively within an international cross-departmental team

If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfill this challenging and rewarding role, kindly send your application with updated resume to [email protected] by the closing date November 20, 2018. Please indicate the position in the subject. 

High priority would be given to qualified female applicants.

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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