Accountant Assistant job at African Union


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Vacancy title:
Accountant Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

African Union

Deadline of this Job:
28 March 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Arusha , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Saturday, March 26, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Help carry out day-to-day finance and accounting activities.

Main Functions
• Engage in the preparation of accounting documents;
• Assist in maintaining and updating financial records;
• Assist to maintain accounting databases by ensuring timely posting of transactions into the accounting software and processing necessary backups;
• Keep records of all financial supporting documents received and ensure their proper filling;
• Assist in the verification of various financial transactions.
• Preparation of payments and ensure proper filling and custody of all payments documents.
• Posting of various financial transactions in SAP system and perform necessary General ledger reconciliations.
• Ensure timely submission, collection and filling of all receipts from suppliers and service providers paid by the Court;
• Assist in carrying out monthly bank reconciliation;
• Assist in monitoring of financial commitments in keeping with relevant allocations and approved financial regulations;
• Engage in production of management account reports;
• Handling of office Petty cash
• Preparation and follow up of the Organisation VAT refunds
• Engage in Internal and External Audit exercises.
• Perform any other related duties as may be assigned.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience
• Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education and a Diploma in Accounting or in Finance or in related disciplines.
• A higher qualification in the requested field will be an added advantage
• A minimum of five (5) years relevant professional experience in a similar position, preferably in an international organization.

Required Skills
• Demonstrate professionalism abilities;
• Concentration and high level of accuracy;
• Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work under pressure in a multi-cultural environment and under minimum supervision;
• Good planning and organizational skills;
• Good communication skills and respect for confidentiality;
• Knowledge of international organizations;
• Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
• Proficiency in one of the AU Official working languages. Good knowledge of at least one other language will be an added advantage.
• Computer literacy (including good knowledge of ERP-SAP and/or S4 Hana).
• Teamwork and Collaboration
• Responsibility
• Learning Orientation
• Communicating with impact
• Functional Competencies
• Conceptual Thinking and Problem Solving
• Job Knowledge
• Drive for Results
• Innovation and taking initiative

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
To apply follow this link https://jobs.au.int/job/Tanzania-Accountant-Assistant/742278902/#  

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