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Accountant

Feed the Future Value Chain

Feed the Future Value Chain is recruiting an Accountant, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
Duties
  • General Accounting/Financial Management:
  • Initiates wire requests for field project implementation
  • Verifies vendor invoices for accuracy
  • Verifies accuracy of expenses, and project accounting codes
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of invoices, advances and reimbursements, checks, and wire transfer payments
  • Ensures request for payments have appropriate approvals
  • Ensures the timely deposit of cash receipts
  • Responsible for recording and assigning costs based on approved budget in field accounting system (FAS)
  • Performs monthly bank reconciliations and routinely monitors bank account balances
  • Compiles backup documentation for all project related transactions, and ensures completeness and appropriate review and approvals are documented
  • If applicable, ensures petty cash is maintained according to maximum petty cash policy, and that all petty cash procedures are followed
  • Ensures the safeguard of bank checks, cash receipts, and petty cash
  • Supports management of banking relationships
  • Prepares, reviews, and submits project cost data prior to sending to DAI Washington
  • Responsible for maintaining file management systems for soft and hard copy documentation
  • Maintains files on grant/procurement/subcontractor documents and modifications as applicable
  • Supports periodic cash counts
  • Ensures non-billable expenses are thoroughly reviewed and kept to a minimum
  • Ensures that foreign taxes paid, if any, are tracked, recorded, and reported to USAID in accordance with ADS guidelines
  • Analyzes and reconciles project inventory on a regular basis ensuring that the value/purchase price of projects assets reflected in the inventory register agrees with the total shown in the cumulative Non-Expendable account balance
  • Travel Advances & Reimbursements:
  • Audits travel requests and expense reports for accuracy and compliance
  • Follows procedures to ensure accurate and timely payment and reconciliation of travel advances, reimbursements for staff and partner travel
  • Reviews and monitors outstanding advances report by paying close attention to advances that have not been settled after 30 days of issuance
  • Payroll: Processes timely and accurate payroll payments for the office and ensures leave balances, and payroll taxes are accurate
  • Tracks and monitors leave balances and liability payments
  • Reviews employment agreement and modifications and updates salary calculations based on local and company requirements
  • Ensures staff compliance with timekeeping policy and procedures
  • Financial Systems: Uses field accounting system (FER or FAS), cloud software for backup documentation, and DAI’s operations system (TAMIS), etc. regularly
  • Communicates with home office system support teams on troubleshooting technical issues
  • Scans and uploads voucher files to DAI’s System for the Electronic Archival of Financial Documentation – BOX
  • Financial Reporting: Prepares vendor and remittance tax forms and ensure these are submitted in a timely manner
  • Prepares and submits monthly reconciliation reports for review
  • Monitors and submits advance, commitment, and grant reports
  • Oversees the reporting of expenses by regional offices (if applicable)
  • Monitors and reports on partner/vendor payment schedules and obligations
  • Assists in preparing information for any contractual financial reporting requirements (if applicable)
  • Audit: Supports preparation of internal and external audits
  • Supports responses and actions to internal audit comments
  • Conducts daily reviews of backup documentation to ensure completeness, accuracy, and full compliance with DAI’s regulations
  • Performs regular spot audits on project’s files
  • Ensures backup documentation is uploaded to relevant system according to set deadlines
  • Policies & Procedures: Ensures that accounting policies and practices are carried out in accordance with GAAP standards; project internal controls are established and implemented in accordance with DAI policies, USAID rules/regulations and the terms of the contract
Requisites
  • B.A. Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent
  • 5+ years of relevant experience and progressive responsibility in finance and accounting, office administration, project operations at the mid-level of an organization
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience managing USAID funded projects preferred
  • Experience in financial management of USAID projects, including a demonstrated understanding of applicable finance-related USG contracting regulations
  • Accuracy in working with large amounts of data
  • Ability to respond effectively to the time sensitive inquiries
  • Experience with enterprise accounting software, and Microsoft office suite
  • Demonstrated knowledge of internal controls and audit processes (e.g. procurement, local subcontract agreements, etc.)
  • An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and appropriate professional image
  • An extremely well organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus
  • Fluency in English is required
Notes
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted

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  • Entidade Feed the Future Value Chain
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  • Data 11.01.2018 2018-01-11
  • Validade 24.01.2018 2018-01-24
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