Accounts Assistant job at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture - IITA

Vacancy title:
Accounts Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Research , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture - IITA

Deadline of this Job:
29 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Adamawa , West Africa

Date Posted: Monday, June 27, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• 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.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 29 July 2022
Duty Station: Adamawa
Posted: 27-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 27-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 27-06-2065
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