Accountant

at International Committee of the Red Cross
Published November 24, 2022
Location Abuja, Nigeria
Category Accounting  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

Under the direct supervision of Accounting and Finance Manager, Accountant 2 is responsible for reconciling, preparing, and analysing the accounting records and financial reports of the delegation/other structure.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Prepares and posts accounting entries in the accounting software on a regular basis.
Ensures accuracy and completeness of accounting transactions in accordance with financial procedures.
Ensures that operations run smoothly through efficient cash-flow management, covering the fund needs of the delegation/structure.
Keeps files up to date and guarantees proper filing of relevant supporting documents for future reference, including audits.
Performs regular integrity checks of accounting entries and account balances.
Participates in monthly closing activities and is responsible for part of them.
Provides support to other departments and responds to semi-routine and non-standard inquiries when necessary.
Import and process Salary File when requested to.
Compile pre- and post-closing queries, Inventory Comments, Accounting Comments and Quarterly Balance Sheet Confirmation from subsites for submission to Manilla.
Manages Abuja Finance Service Task Management (STM) to ensure proper attributions and allocation of requests for validation and closing of completed requests.
Support in processing Bank Payments for submitted accounting documents.
Support the cash office in the absence of the cashier.
Support functions in pre-loggings, vendor creation, bank reconciliation and Monthly List of Account Reconciliation (LARC)

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a relevant field

Experience

Minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience in a similar role

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