Senior Accountant at FHI 360 

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the vacant position below:Job Title: Senior AccountantJob ID: 18135Location: AbujaProject SummaryNortheast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis. Job Summary / ResponsibilitiesTo act in collaborative capacity with the Associate Director Finance with the objective of providing professional accountancy services consistent with generally accepted accounting principles for FHI Nigeria Programs that are classified as “special projects”.S/He is expected to provide leadership in the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project(s), including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.S/he will prepare monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.Duties and ResponsibilitiesProvide main support for special projects with problem resolution on CO cash accounts, bank resolutions, finance systems, resolution of audited questioned costs, and financial close outs at the state and zonal level.Coordinate with AD to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for FHI/Nigeria Country Office including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.Monitor budgets and financial reports for all IA sub-agreements not directly managed by the field offices.Provide technical assistance on accounting and financial matters on all special projects.Participate in the preparation of contract package for sub-agreements and rapid response funds and small grants.Work with the Director, Finance and Administration and the AD Finance in the development and monitoring of annual country budget.Maintain and update monthly project status sheet that include project duration dates, number and description of modifications, budgets, disbursements and expenditures, and status of monthly reports. Prepare additional monthly status sheets for other financial activities as requested by FHI and according to donor reporting guidelines.In accordance with approved sub-agreements, provide project funds to IAs subprojects and collaborating organizations.Serve as a resource person to FHI/Nigeria on relevant financial regulations and FHI/Nigeria terms and conditions.Oversee capacity building activities and other support to local implementing agencies (IAs) in the focus states and zones.Perform other duties as assigned. 

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