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Thu, 09/04/2020 - 17:30

Job title: Accountant

Duty Station: BO

Department: Administration

Reporting to: Project Administrator (first responsible), Country Administrator (second responsible) 

Scope of work, duties and assignments:


  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.

  • Recommends financial actions by analysing accounting options.

  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.

  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.

  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.

  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information

  • Responsible for keeping all office and projects documentation in order and easily accessible;

  • Assist the Project Administrator in compiling reports for timely submission to Donors and the Headquarters in Italy, including checking documents, making photocopies, compiling files, etc.

  • Assist in keeping the payroll file up-to-date, prepare employees salary slips every month, prepare and pay taxes (NASSIT, PAYE, WHT);

  • Responsible of ensuring that expatriate staff have their documents valid on time (VISA, Residential / work Permit, Registration to M&DC of SL, etc.);

  • Deal with the bank for payments, collecting cash, opening/closing accounts, doing weekly cash reconciliation and monthly bank reconciliations, etc.

  • Follow up on law and regulation changes in the country with regards to Labour, Immigration Law, Taxation, etc. liaising with relevant Authorities 

  • Assist Logistic Department throughout the procurement process required, requesting quotations, preparing procurement request, purchase order, making payments, drafting contracts, reconciling fuel, keeping log-books and inventories in order;

  • Assist Logistic Department securing logistic movements from and to the office station;  

  • Book-keeping using CUAMM software of accounting (Lotus);

  • Any other task that the Project Administrator or Country Administrator deem relevant for the position.


Job criteria:


Field of Study: Accounting/Finance

Employment Type: Contractual 

Years of experience: Minimum of 5 years of related work experience

Required Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting &Finance

Length of Contract: Until December 2020

Availability: As soon as possible

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