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New Vacancies At KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation for Regional Account Officers

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), the deadliest infectious disease in the world. KNCV is an international center of excellence for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. Our multidisciplinary team of passionate professionals covers a broad range of expertise such as programmatic TB control, research, clinical management, social science, education, digital health, and project management.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Regional Account Officer
Location
: Akwa Ibom
Job Type: Full-time
Purpose of the Position

  • In the position of Regional Account Officer you keep accurate, complete and up-to-date office records for KNCV, as well as to provide general support to the senior accountant at the central office in Abuja.

Responsibilities
As a Regional Account Officer you will:

  • Check and assign codes to all financial documents
  • Enter all financial documents into the accounting system
  • Prepare and process payments in the banking system
  • Monitor all advance accounts and reports outstanding balances to Abuja office on a regular basis
  • Ensure that all project incurred expenses are timely paid, documented and filed
  • Assist in the annual audit process and related activities
  • Maintain inventory list of all KNCV Assets
  • Engage in financial and related tasks as required by the Senior Finance and Admin Officer and the Country Representative
  • Ensure adherence to all major financial rules and regulations which are described in the KNCV Field Office Manual and operations manual of USAID
  • Perform other additional duties as assigned by management in relation with project implementation and daily management of the organization.
  • Engage in financial and related tasks as required by the Senior Finance & Admin Officer and the Country Representative
  • Ensure adherence to all major financial rules and regulations which are described in the KNCV Field Office Manual and operations manual of USAID
  • Oversee procurement process on regional level
  • Maintain the petty cash accounts
  • Develop and maintains an effective professional relationship with KNCV’s local banking institutions.
  • Ensure compliance with all US Government (USG) and KNCV financial management and accounting policies and regulations
  • Perform other additional duties as assigned by management in relation with project implementation and daily management of the organization.

Requirements
Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Accounting, Finance and or Business Management)

Knowledge/experience:

  • At least 4 years of experience in accounting and working in a project setting
  • Demonstrable experience with accounting and financial reporting in USG supported projects
  • Knowledge of relevant accounting software systems

Behavioral competencies and skills:

  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Must be self-starter with the ability to work in a team, dynamic, solid and open
  • Must be flexible with absolute integrity, organizational awareness and understanding of cultural differences
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications (e.g. Microsoft office etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills

What do We Offer?

  • A full-time (40 hours per week) fixed-term contract for a year, with the intention to extend the contract. Depending on funding and performance;
  • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues;
  • The salary is dependent upon education and relevant working experience;
  • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme.
  • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated;

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply 

Note

  • Applying for this position requires you to submit your CV, a motivation letter and 3 professional references
  • We only consider the applications that are received through the KNCV website.

 

Application Deadline: 10th October, 2017.

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