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Fresh Jobs opening at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) for the following positions

  • Project Accountant
  • Imprest Reconciliation Officer

The International Institute of Trt-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.

  • Project Accountant

Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA

Experience:  10 years

Location: Oyo State, Nigeria

Job Reference No: IITA-HR-NRS2019-019

Location: Ibadan, Oyo

Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Duties

  • Successful candidate will among other things perform the following Financial Reports to donors;
  • Carryout setting up of budgets, budgetary control and monitoring;
  • Attend to queries from Project Investigators and donors on regular basis;
  • Carryout account receivable setup, update, invoice generation, fund capturing and acknowledgement;
  • Monitor project receivables and donor funds to center accounts;
  • Carryout setting up of projects accounts cost centers/files;
  • Ensure preparation of monthly and yearly Management report on audit;
  • Provide administrative support to Project Accounts Unit;
  • Liaise with Project Development and Administrative Unit, Project Coordinators/Scientists in ensuring absolute compliance on project-related issues with IITA policies;
  • Ensure monthly reconciliation of imprest accounts to general ledger;
  • Strictly ensure compliance with contractual requirements of donors, e.g. reporting due dates.
  • Provide supervisory role to subordinates within Finance Directorate;
  • Perform other accounting/administrative duties as may be assigned by the Project Finance Manager/Financial Controller and Director of Finance from time to time.

Qualifications

M.Sc/MBA in Accounting or related field from an accredited institution with ACA/ACCA.

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience performing related roles.

Competencies
The ideal candidate must:

  • Have a strong analytical mind.
  • Have a good working knowledge of computer applications especially Oracle Apps.
  • Have a pleasant personality, good team player, honest.
  • Have good command of both written and oral English.

Remuneration

We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

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  • Imprest Reconciliation Officer

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 5 years

Location: Oyo

Reference No: IITA-HR-NRS2019-019

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State

Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Duties

  • Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
  • Assist the Project Accountant in overseeing IITA Station’s accounts.
  • Carry out review and upload of stations’ transactions into Oracle, calculation of reimbursement amount on imprest account and writing out of payment instructions;
  • Ensure processing payments and transfer of funds to partners, collaborators and IITA Stations;
  • Preparing Year-end audit schedules on imprest and challenge project;
  • Carryout monthly preparation of imprest schedule for management accounts.
  • Prepare periodic financial statements to donors;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Qualifications

B.Sc./HND in Accounting or related field from an accredited institution with ACA/ACCA.

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing related roles.

Competencies:

  • Have strong analytical mind.
  • Have good working knowledge of computer applications especially Oracle Application.
  • Have a pleasant personality, good team player and honest.
  • Have good command of English both written and oral.

Remuneration
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Method of Application
Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

Applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format, The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.

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Note

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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