Job Title: Accountant, Financial Reporting & Treasury
Organisation: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Closing Date: 13 April 2021
Salary: UA49,106.81/USD77,480.72 to UA56,591.37/USD89,289.87 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Not Stated
Sponsors international candidates? Candidates must be nationals of ECOWAS Member States
Under the supervision of the Principal Accountant, the incumbent shall assist the Division in managing the financial resources of the Parliament in accordance with accounting principles and the financial regulations of the Community.
Role and Responsibilities
Supervise and review the work of the Accounting team under his supervision;
Supervise the daily input of accounting data into the accounting system;
Check and reconcile output data on payment vouchers to commitment orders;
Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements;
Check the arithmetical accuracy of accounting data on payment vouchers;
Supervise preparation of cheques and cash pay-outs;
Assist the Head of Division in the preparation of final accounts for external audit;
Prepare financial and any other related memoranda for administrative purposes;
Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance from a recognized University;
5 years of progressively responsible experience in finance, accounting and budget;
knowledge and technical competence in financial statements consolidation and ability to respond to internal/external audit queries;
knowledge of cash management practices, policies and procedures, and the ability to make appropriate recommendations to improve their accuracy, security timeliness and efficiency;
knowledge of various payments systems, banking terminologies, pension fund practices and relevant financial management processes and policies.
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