Finance and Accountant Manager at Medecins Sans Frontières

Medecins Sans Frontières is a private, international organisation. The organisation is made up mainly of doctors and health sector workers and is also open to all other professions which might help in achieving its aims.Médecins Sans Frontières provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict. They do so irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions.We are recruiting to fill the positions below:Job Title: Finance and Accountant ManagerLocation: AbujaContract Period: IndefiniteMain Duties and ResponsibilitiesResponsible for quality and timely accounting for the whole mission e.g. cash procedures, bank accounts, receipts and supporting documents, electronic data entry, consolidation of overall mission accounting, monthly closing process and documents, ensuring strict respect of deadlines and strict compliance to MSF guidelinesCoordinating and overseeing the monthly and yearly closing of accounts and balance sheet, and reporting the mission’s accounting statement through monthly and weekly reports, in order to verify the evolution of project finances and provide information about themPlanning and supervising, in close coordination with the HR department, the associated processes (recruitment, training/induction, evaluation) of the staff under his/her responsibilityIs the technical reference for any accounting-related issue including compliance with MSF financial standards and procedures, legal compliance, training and support on the MSF accounting software / systemWhen required, briefing all staff involved, on specific accountancy managementBeing responsible for the financial management of donor contracts e.g. preparing and verifying the financial reports to donors, following up and analysing the need for amendments.Coordinating and overseeing the payment of tax liabilities in order to comply with legal obligations.Coordinating and supervising the conduct of local audits relating to accounting, tax, labour, stock and asset management 

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