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URGENT NEED FOR AN ACCOUNTANT

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URGENT NEED FOR AN ACCOUNTANT

An Accountant is urgently needed at a reputable private organisation in Abuja. Qualified and interested candidates are hereby requested to send their CVs to the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) via, nsciahq@gmail.com on or before Wednesday, August 25, 2021.

Key Accountabilities

  • Handle petty cash account
  • Analyse all petty cash payment
  • Make cash flow projections of payables carry out monthly bank reconciliations
  • Document all payment to ensure that they pass through all the approval processes
  • Produce financial reports on a monthly basis for management
  • Post all retirements to the finance software of the organisation
  • Assists in the preparation of budgets and financial planning for the initiative
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports with accompanying bank documentation and receipts
  • Assists in monitoring the budget in accordance with approved work plan activities
  • Assists in the preparation of financial reports for staff to monitor and track obligations and expenditures in accordance with the organisation and donors reporting procedures
  • Assists in the initiatives treasury functions including relating with banks, managing assets, keeping cheque books and petty cash
  • Assists the organisation in in contractual modifications necessary for existing business programmes and develops costing strategy to provide assistance in the preparation of cost proposals
  • Assists in the preparation of written and verbal responses to inquiries and request for budgetary information
  • Assists in support for fiscal year-end adjustments and other related financial benchmarks
  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Superior, Executive Director or Board of Trustees   

Essential Criteria

  • Level of Education – Professional (ICAN, or ANAN)
  • Significant experience, minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar role, providing programmatic leadership in programme activities, etc.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with an international NGO or Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a local international funded NGO
  • Excellent in the use of quick books accounting software
  • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills
  • Language Requirements: Spoken English; Written English – Excellent
  • Level of IT Expertise: Good (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Desirable Criteria
Ability to multi-task, engage in long-term planning, meet deadlines, and handle last-minute demands; exercise patience, and adapt to changing circumstances.

Condition
After meeting the above criteria, candidate must obtain reference letter from a member of the Expanded General Purpose Committee (EGPC) of the NSCIA ( https://nscia.com.ng/index.php/governance/gpc) or Chief Imam of a major city in Nigeria or Chief Missioner of a major Islamic Organisation.   

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