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  • Posted: Feb 25, 2022
    Deadline: Mar 10, 2022
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    Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support of an international office in Rome. Founded in November 1980 as a work of the Society of Jesus, JRS was offi...
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    Key Responsibilities

    The position Accountant, under the supervision of the Country Finance Officer will perform his/her duties in support of the Country Finance department. S/he will perform below tasks

    • Within delegated authority, the accountant will be responsible for the following duties:
    • Reconciling the company’s bank statements and bookkeeping ledgers
    • Filing and remitting taxes and other financial obligations
    • Collaborate with CFand other team members tsuccessfully execute various accounting tasks.
    • Maintain company ledgers and daily financial transactions.
    • Create financial documents such as bills, invoices, payables, receivables, and purchase orders.
    • Identify discrepancies in ledgers and accounts, tracking them tthe source and correcting them.
    • Posting of payroll entries activities and release salaries.
    • Coordinate and manage payment of external service providers, contractors, and vendors.
    • Organize the bookkeeping processes of the company.
    • Assist in evaluating the financial budgets and track expenses.
    • Reconcile financial books including incoming and outgoing funds.
    • Managing expense reports and reimbursements,
    • Entering financial transactions intour internal databases and reconciling invoices.
    • Reconcile invoices and identify discrepancies
    • Create and update expense report and Process reimbursement forms
    • Maintain digital and physical financial records
    • Participate in quarterly and annual audits
    • Tcarry out other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification and Competencies

    • University degree or equivalent degree in finance, accounting, or related field. Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA) or equivalent is desirable.
    • A minimum of Three years of progressively responsible working experience in the field of finance, accounting, or related area is required. Experience in financial reporting under IFRS or comparable financial reporting frameworks and financial statement closing processes is required. Accounting experience in an international organization is desirable. Experience working in remote location
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Humanitarian work environment.
    • Must possess strong quantitative and analytical skills combined with solid business and financial acumen
    • Detail-oriented professional
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills & Strong relationship building skills
    • Must be an excellent team player whpossesses solid interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Flexible, orientation coupled with solid multi-tasking abilities
    • Must possess strong quantitative and analytical skills combined with solid business and financial acumen
    • Knowledge in Microsoft Dynamics- Navision accounting software


    • Previous experience in working with Project staffs
    • Previous experience with a faith-based NGis an added advantage
    • Core values and ethics
    • Commitment tJRS’s mission, vision and values; ability tconvey with enthusiasm JRS’s role in accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and tadvocate for their right tprotection and a life in dignity
    • High integrity, honesty and confidentiality; ability tdeal tactfully and discreetly with people, situations and information
    • Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value

    Terms and Conditions

    Contract is for 10 months, renewable, with an initial probationary period of Three months. The JRS remuneration policy is aligned with the JRS ethos toffer effective and professional services and at the same time express solidarity with the people served.

    Method of Application

    All applicants are requested to submit the following documents to: no later than 10th March 2022:

    1. A cover letter describing the candidate’s desire and motivation to work for JRS and how her/his qualifications and experience are a good fit for this position

    2. Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English, including three (3) professional references with contact information, phone and email address.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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