Finance Assistant/Finance Associate

Abt Associates, Mozambique

Skill Required: Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Apply By: 
28th August, 2016


Job Description

Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Records expenditures, income, and any other related transactions, in the books of accounts.
  • Prepares payment vouchers and correspoonding checks.
  • Prepares payroll and other regular payments with due consideration to deductions (for advances, loans, taxes, etc).
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Checks petty cash payments and periodically reconciles petty cash balances.
  • Keeps a register of fixed assets and maintains an easy cross reference system of all government property.
  • Ensures that the books of accounts are up to date at all times, orderly, well kept, and readily available for reference and audit, when required.
  • Prepares the monthly ROV in accordance with Abt Associates procedures and policies.
  • Prepares monthly cash requests, and promptly advises action required to cover estimated costs.
  • Liaise with the Finance & Contracts Director and the Finance & Contract Analyst at the AIRS 2 Headquarters Office on all aspects of financial procedures and any issues that may arise.
  • Ensures that government taxes are paid on time.
  • Ensures that periodic inventory of the fixed assets (property) of the company is conducted.
  • Assists the Finance & Administration Manager in the implementation of the internal control system and financial procedures manual of the company.
Preferred Skills  / Prerequisites
  • Secondary School (minimum) or a Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, Business, or other relevant field.
  • At least three (3) years of professional experience in Accounting and Program Financial Management.
  • Experience working at international development programs, with experience at USAID-funded programs highly desirable.
  • Experience in payroll management, petty cash management, financial reporting, and budget tracking.
  • Experience in inventory management is desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently, and as part of a team.
  • A self-starter that is able to perform under pressure is preferred.
  • A strong command of financial and other computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Quicken, Access, etc.
  • Fluent in Portuguese; English highly desirable.
Minimum Qualifications
  • (3+) years of experience and high school diploma OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
How To Apply:

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