Finance and Administration Assistant Job at African Technology Policy Studies Network

Finance and Administration Assistant Job at African Technology Policy Studies Network… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at African Technology Policy Studies Network.

Description:

The ATPS is a trans-disciplinary network of researchers, policymakers, private sector actors and the civil society that promote the generation, dissemination, use and mastery of STI for African development, environmental sustainability and global inclusion.

Responsibilities:

  1. Finance
    • Allocate and post expenses in the Pastel System to respective donors and grants
    • Monitor daily petty cash and ensure the safe custody of all cash at hand
    • Verify payments requests and prepare payment vouchers
    • Maintain Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable andFinance and Administration Assistant Job at African Technology Policy Studies Network Prepayments subsidiary ledgers
    • Process staffs’ travel expenses statements and conference participants’ travel expense statements
    • Liaise with ATPS National Coordinators in order to assist with the smooth operation of their respective chapters
    • Initiate month-end or period-end closing activities and post Journal Vouchers
  2. Prepare audit schedules.
    • Update the cashbook on daily basis and analyze receipts and payments for posting to the general ledger.
    • Reconcile the bank & cashbook balances and other general ledger accounts every month
    • Facilitate payment of statutory deductions to the relevant authorities.
    • Update the Fixed Assets Register and process the depreciation journal every month
    • Ensure that internal control procedures are followed for all cash disbursements, receipts and transfers.
    • Assist in the preparation of management accounts and Annual Budgets
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor or any Authorized Officer.

Academic qualifications:

  • A Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration (Finance option), or any other related discipline from a recognized university is required.
  • Must be a CPA Finalist.

Skills and competences;

  • Strong organizational skills, with an emphasis on time management and the ability to plan, organize and implement various activities within a time-pressured environment;
  • Strong coordination, facilitation & negotiation skills;
  • At least 3 years proven experience as a Finance and Administration Assistant, preferably with an International organization.
  • Proficiency in using computers and standard office and accounting software packages (MS Word, Excel, Pastel etc.).
  • Good professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in English is required
  • Qualified female applicants will be given priority considerations.

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents, and Application to  [email protected] with a copy to [email protected]

Note: Use the title of the position as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 3rd December 2021.

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