Accountant and Admin Officer – Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

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Job Description

Principal Responsibilities:

Internal Control and Documentation

  • Maintain complete accounting records including completing vouchers, obtaining proper authorizations and preparing reconciliations.
  • Responsible for day to day maintenance of petty cash and petty cash replenishment request.
  • Process financial transactions related to office and project expenditures and lead in maintaining an effective filing system for financial transactions.
  • Monitor bank transactions and maintain audit trail for all transactions.
  • Ensure proper tracking of project advances to staff.
  • Maintain equipment inventory in accordance with established procedures.

Budget and Annual Plans

  • Assist the Director of Finance in preparing budgets for funding proposals and annual institutional budgeting.
  • Support preparation of monthly reports/reconciliations and year-end reconciliation of accounts.

Administration, Human Resource and Logistics

  • Assist the HR Manager in monitoring staff leave.
  • Support in management of program vehicles (registration, insurance, repairs, and maintenance).
  • Support in the general management of the Yankari office, including procurement of office supplies, furniture and equipment, security arrangement and supervision of maintenance and cleaning.
  • Assist in logistics and travel planning.
  • Perform other accounting/administrative related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in financial management.
  • Relevant University Degree preferably in accountancy or related field.
  • Ability to develop clear goals and identify priority activities and assignments
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills, demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team.
  • Proven ability to manage large and varied workloads, and deal constructively with diverse people.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision.
  • Pro-active, stable and robust character and a good team-player
  • Full professional proficiency in English and Hausa

How to apply

Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications, skills, and experience, should apply by emailing a detailed application/cover letter and CV together with the names and contact information of three references to: [email protected]  Please include “Yankari Accountant and Admin Officer” in the subject line of your email.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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