Support in the preparation of work plans/budgets, and tracking of budgets.
Ensure that there is adequate fund for project implementation and ensure that expenditure is kept within approved budget.
Maintain working relationship with all project partners; attend to all fund requests and ensure timely receipt of all reports expected from them.
Review retirements from partners and conduct regular visits for compliance with generally acceptable accounting practice and assist in continuous technical assistance and training of sub-sub-recipients.
Make regular data entries into QuickBooks
Accounting systems and prepare Monthly transaction reports, Quarterly financial reports, Trial balance, staff and consultants advance status reports and budget tracking analysis reports.
Prepare payment vouchers, cheques and issue receipts for cash/cheque receipts.
Maintain contacts with the banks, contractors, hotels, auditors, tax authorities, etc.
Maintain petty cash.
Candidates must be a fully or partly qualified accountant with first degree/HND in Accounting or other related social sciences.
Also required is a minimum of 3 years working experience with strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and QuickBooks, analytical, interpersonal and oral communication.
Familiarity with Nigerian NGOs, DFID or USAID contractual procedures is a must.