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Accounting Officer needed at TechnoServe

Job title : Accounting Officer

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : May 17, 2024

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Job Summary:

Reporting to the Program Manager and a dotted reporting line to the Senior Finance specialist, TechnoServe Nigeria, the Accounting Officer is a dynamic and agile position that will play a key role in providing accounting support for SAY-WEE project in an efficient and compliant manner and ensuring compliance to TechnoServe, donor and statutory policies, processes and regulations.

Primary Functions & Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable

  • Review of procurement requests ensuring compliance with procurement policies, donor policies and country regulatory bodies
  • Processing procurement approvals by raising payment vouchers and facilitating wire transfers
  • Processing accurate and timely transaction information into TechnoServe’s accounting system. Checks and code expenditure (travel advances, imprest and purchase requisition)
  • Maintain financial documents filing system both physical and electronic
  • Work with the Country Controller to implement a grant tracking/monitoring system, monitoring grant expenditures in order to identify any irregularities.


  • Filling the FACE form for request and liquidation.
  • Filing of all tax deductions and support obtaining of tax clearance certificate for the organization
  • Keep up to date with regulatory changes
  • Support audit both organization and project audit
  • Work with Country Controller in ensuring compliance with Nigerian tax laws


  • Support in preparing schedules for monthly financial close for the SAY-WEE Project
  • Review all reconciliations and ensure completeness and compliance for the SAY-WEE Project
  • Support GL reconciliation for accuracy and early error detection
  • Participate in internal and external audits by providing auditors with accounting documents as requested and provide explanation for audit queries
  • Perform other related tasks in respect to achieving the above listed as may be assigned

Basic Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics or related field with minimum of 2 years’ experience, alternatively 4 years’ experience in the field of finance.
  • Experience and conversant with UN Face form, expert in forecasting and liquidation.
  • Advanced-level knowledge of Microsoft Excel, and basic functional knowledge of field accounting software packages.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with donor funded projects most especially the UN
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks with competing deadlines

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong sense of collegiality, integrity, resourcefulness, and accountability for results
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • An ability to think critically and elevate risks to management
  • A creative and entrepreneurial approach to resolving problems

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