Program Accountant

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Category:Accounting & Finance
Job Type:Permanent

Job details

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall co-ordination and quality monitoring of MobiGrow team’s Finances, capture proof of spend as required by the Partner.
  • Capture and interpret financial requirements to the implementing Country staff.
  • Work closely with Program Managers to ensure that program work plan and financial planning are synchronized.
  • Maintain program-related records, including contracts and change orders.
  • Authorize the transfer of expenses into and out of Program-related accounts based on approvals.
  • Review and receive supplier invoices related to the Program and all Program-related billings to customers.
  • Develop a billing schedule that informs both Program team and other support teams on how to bill their time to the Program and how to code expenses related to the Program.
  • Investigate program variances and submit variance reports to the Finance and Administration Manager.
  • Close out program accounts upon program completion.
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required.

The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • University Degree in a Business related field from a University recognized by Commission for Higher Education. Masters in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Fully qualified Accountant (CPA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent).
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Financial management and Planning.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in managing Donor / Partner Funded budgets; preferably the MasterCard Foundation Program budget will be an added advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of the Financial industry, Accounting principles and regulatory guidelines.
  • Excellent planning, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail; excellent report writing skills.
  • Have high levels of integrity, honesty and reliability.
  • Knowledge and hands on experience in office automation tools.







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