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Accountant - Land Reform Activity

Togo
Jun 14, 2018

Updated 9/7/18

 

Tetra Tech International Development Services is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Accountant candidates for an anticipated 4-year Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)-funded Land Reform to Accelerate Agricultural Productivity (LRAP) initiative in Togo. Position to be based in Togo.

 

The LRAP initiative comprises four main objectives: (i) expand access to formalized land by identifying and legitimizing customary land rights; (ii) move the legitimized rights into the formal system; (iii) improve the formal system so that it effectively protects all legitimate land rights; and (iv) expand inclusive access to land by ensuring that recognition of women’s rights, already recognized in formal law, are fully incorporated into practice.

 

Position Description/ Summary:

The Accountant will be responsible for processing all types of financial transactions including Data Entry, Payments & banking, using accounting package and assisting the Finance Coordinator in all areas of financial accounting and financial control. ·

 

Responsibilities:

*Assist in the closing of monthly accounts and preparing financial statements for submission to the Headquarters.

*Reconcile and review suspense accounts and ensuring that proper clearance procedures have been followed.

*Review various accounting transactions, e. g., payroll, grants, final payments, travel claims, etc., to ensure correctness of disbursements and adherence to relevant staff rules, financial regulations and rules, administrative instructions and practices; Assisting in the processing of payments to Suppliers/Subcontractors and vendors for goods and services;

*Reconcile bank statements for all funds in foreign and local currencies; Serve as Approving Officer for disbursements up to an authorized level; Provide guidance and training to colleagues as required;

*Ensure documents/reports/guidelines/Audit Files are up to date.

 

Qualifications:

*University degree in accounting, finance or similar field is (relevant experience and another university degree may substitute for the degrees mentioned);

*Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an equivalent position.

*Experience with accounting software is preferred but not required.

*Experience working in a similar position for an NGO or an international organization is preferred.

*Must have the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, demanding environment;

*French language fluency (oral and written) is required; proficiency in English is preferred;

*West African nationals and Togolese citizens are strongly encouraged to apply.



To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter/Letter of Application explaining qualifications for position

* CV/Resume in reverse chronological format

 

Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

 

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