Kisangani Regional Accountant

PATH, Kinshasa, Congo

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
26th October, 2015

Job Description

Specific duties include:

  • Review reports and documentation related to the regional accounts before their integration into monthly FOFR.
  • Enter transactions in QuickBooks for the Kisangani office.
  • Submit the monthly Field Office Financial report electronic and hard copies to Kinshasa office on 25th of the month.
  • Manage PATH Regional bank account and reconcile at the end of the month and ensure petty cash control
  • Make payments of Grants  and operations by ensuring that transactions are properly documented, they are budgeted and comply with USAID regulations and PATH policies and procedures.
  • Track advances using available tools and share information with Kinshasa Senior Accountant on a monthly basis and copy the DAF.
  • Prepare the monthly  fund request and submit to the Senior Accountant.
  • Track payment of grants  in province and report any delay or unusual payment to the Senior Accountant with copy to the DAF.
  • Follow up on Regional tracking of  grant  payments and report any issue to the Senior Accountant with copy to the DAF.
  • Contribute to building financial capacities of the grantees.
  • Support other PATH projects as needed.
  • Support Regional offices in procurement and finances issues.
  • Any other duty as requested.

Required Skills

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills in English and French.
  • High numeracy and sound technical skills.
  • Analytical approach to work.
  • Problem-solving skills and initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize.
  • Able to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships.
  • Ability to make quick but balanced decisions.

Required Experience

  • Degree in business administration, finance, or accounting plus a minimum of five years of experience working in health and development programs with substantial expertise in accountancy, in the financial and regulatory aspects of USAID.
  • You must currently have legal authorization to work in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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