A degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or related qualifications Holder of CPA (T) or ACCA professional certification is desirable
At least three (3) years' experience in accounting and administration
Experience in working in an international organisation that works with partners is an added advantage
Experience in working in a training institution is an added advantage Proficient in computer software applications including at least one accounting/financial software and one administration (HR, asset keeping, student roster keeping, etc.) software
Experience with internal control and financial systems review is desired Self-motivated, persistent, resolute and able to deliver without close supervision Confidentiality, integrity, accountability and attention to details Duties and responsibilities:
The specific tasks to be carried out will include but not be limited to:
⦁ Become proficient in and operate programme TATI accounting system. Set up FWITC accounting system in accordance with the previously prepared chart of accounts Become proficient in and operate FWITC administrational system.
Keep staff and student records. Work BS the front desk of FWITC and be the contact person in all day-to-day administration and student matters Prepare invoices and ensure timely payment for all FWITC courses, services and products
Ensure that a register is maintained by the guards of all assets moving in and out of the centre and check asset movements every week Keep and maintain up dated registers of fixed assets and stocks of consumables All procurement requests, travel requests, paxments (including reimbursements), and invoices to be approved by Team Leader,
National Private Forestry Advisor or Capacity Building and Communications Advisor Ensure proper use of programme vehicles and fuel in collaboration with Centre
Manager Advise Centre Manager on all invoicing opportunities to improve financial viability of the FWITC Maintain the billing folders for all training programmers, with all the appropriate documents, including expenses, consultant invoices, and monthly invoices, in accordance with standard procedures.
Work with the cash receipts to reconcile variances that occur in the application of cash and bank statements each month.
Generate and distribute receivables reports every 2 weeks and monthly profitability reports.
Perform monthly and quarterly balance sheet, income statement and changes in financial position/budget variance analysis. Prepare local property and business tax returns. Manage FWITC Petty cash system Provide year-end support of auditor requirements, which may include research and reconciliation.
Other duties as may be reasonably assigned from time to time