Project Accountants - USAID in Abuja, Nigeria

at US Department Of State

Industry
NGO
Specialization
Accounting
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female
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Job Description

United States Mission Nigeria
Vacancy Announcement
No.  2016-007    Date:   May 5, 2016    Ref:
Subject:    PROJECT ACCOUNTANT (2 POSITIONS)
Location:        ABUJA – USAID/ OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (OFM)
Applicability:        
ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES
OPEN TO:    All Interested Candidates POSITION TITLE: Project Accountant, FSN-10 OPENING DATE:    May 5, 2016
CLOSING DATE:    May 18, 2016
WORK HOURS:    Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY:    OR – Ordinarily Resident–N8,795,684 p.a (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-10
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

USAID/Nigeria in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for the Project Accountant positions (2 positions) in the Office of Financial Management (OFM).

NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered.  Thank you for your understanding.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
The incumbent is responsible for appraising project management personnel of project status and provides advice on project related issues and concerns. S/he interprets financial policies and procedures, reviews financial documents for management implications, provides financial support services, and assists in the formulation of program budgets.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

NOTE: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in public or private accounting is required.
  • Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English Language is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Thorough Knowledge of accounting, financial analysis and budgeting procedures, and cash reconciliation is required.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills with ability to supervise and train Accounting Technicians.

 

 

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