Accounting Assistant II at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world’s leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize. It is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.Applications are invited for the position below:Job Title: Accounting Assistant IIRef No: IITA-HR-NRS2018-0026Location: Ibadan, OyoRecruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)DutiesSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:Prepare and review of financial statements;Check, process and report on returns and justification of funds granted to IITA;Raise journal for adjustments where necessary on various accounts and loading same on oracle;Attend to queries raised by Budget Officers on projects;Assist in checking of Cashiers’ cash balance as scheduled;Update, review and reconcile bills receivables from donors with the total grant income of projects;Prepare station imprest on regular basis;Develop, maintain and analyze budget;Prepare periodic accounting report;Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing related result as needed;Perform all other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor 

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