Finance Assistant at International Finance Corporation (IFC)

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with 2,000 businesses worldwide, we use our six decades of experience to create opportunity where it’s needed most. In FY15, our long-term investments in developing countries rose to nearly $18 billion, leveraging our capital, expertise and influence to help the private sector end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Finance AssistantJob #: 170046Location: Lagos, NigeriaJob Stream: Financial SectorDuties and AccountabilitiesPayments & AccountingSAP/Imprest AdministrationProcessing timely payments to staff and vendorsVAT filing and reconciliation (if applicable)Accounting for accruals and prepaymentsPayroll processing in SAPFinancial assistance, rental advances to staff and clearance in PeopleSoftJournal adjustment entriesTravel agency paymentsReview SAP Processing of PO’sEnsuring proper filing of all documents as per the record retention policyMonitoring & ReportingMonitoring and ensuring replenishment of funds in Imprest account as well as petty cashPreparation of monthly Imprest accounting report including bank reconciliationPreparation of monthly statement of assets and liabilitiesProviding ad-hoc reports at the request of the management (like travel, SAP profiles etc.)Ensuring adherence to policies and procedures to ensure Strong ScorecardFollow up for timely submission of SOE’sOther ResponsibilitiesControls and Knowledge sharingProviding expert advice and guidance to staff on accounting, policy theory and practice, recommending solutions to various issuesEnhance controls and advise other Finance assistants in the region on best practicesKnowledge sharing sessions with staff on Policies and procedures and ensuring these are communicated and implemented throughout the Regional departmentLiaison with Chennai: Imprest/Payroll/SRS/Travel audit/accounts payable/RM etcLiaise with Banks in connection with IFC Corporate account as staff salary accounts. 

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