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Staff Accountant needed at Connexus Corporation

Job title : Staff Accountant

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : March 15, 2024

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About the Opportunity

  • We are seeking candidates for the position of Staff Accountant for the anticipated USAID/Nigeria Value Chain Activity. The Staff Accountant will provide accounting, logistical, and financial support to the Activity and its staff. Note: this is a preliminary position description and may be clarified further after solicitation release.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update accounting and financial control systems in accordance with U.S government regulations (expenses are reasonable, allowable, and allocable), and conduct, process, and record transactions appropriately in Deltek Costpoint accounting system.
  • Prepare and scan documents for payment (petty cash or bank), and collect and review invoices for all purchases to ensure consistency with issued purchase orders.
  • Monitor cash advances for travel and local expenses, and prepare receipts for staff upon return from the field.
  • Deposit funds at the bank.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial reports and submission of monthly funding.
  • Manage purchasing of office supplies and process applications for local purchase contracts.
  • Prepare timely requisitions for international purchases.
  • Retrieve pro-forma invoices for local purchases and negotiate with suppliers and service providers, following Connexus and USAID procedures and respecting the quality / cost ratio.
  • Establish comparisons offers (bid comparisons), and screen suppliers through OFAC and SAM systems.
  • Manage project inventory including assigning identification numbers to equipment, and maintaining and saving inventory reports in the Connexus Google Drive.
  • Work in close collaboration with activity staff for budget and expense planning.
  • Perform other job-related tasks assigned by respective supervisor(s).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or a related field, and at least 5 years of experience providing accounting support for multi-faceted development projects.
  • Demonstrated experience working in accounting for USAID projects.
  • Knowledge of and prior experience using accounting software (Deltek Costpoint, Quickbooks, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of USAID requirements, policies, and procedures.
  • Demonstrated, excellent written and spoken English skills; knowledge of other languages strongly desired.
  • Authorized to work in Nigeria.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: [email protected] with Job Title in the subject line.

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