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International Development Group
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Job Summary

The Accountant based in Port-au-Prince is responsible for the day-to-day accounting function for the Act to End NTDs | East Haiti program. The Accountant, who directly reports to the Finance & Operations Manager, is responsible to post transactions in QuickBooks, monthly reconciliation of staff advances, VAT receivables and tax liabilities. They are expected to utilize appropriate systems and follow proper accounting procedures to disburse, account for, and report usage of funds. The position requires frequent travels up to 40% of the time.

Responsibilities

  • Record expenses, advances, bank deposits any other accounting transactions in QuickBooks.
  • Manage staff cash advance accounts and reconciliation the same. Responsible for collecting and depositing to the bank any cash balances at the end of a trip (where applicable).
  • Collect and file of all cash and bank vouchers, maintain up-to-date, and complete voucher and filing systems maintaining voucher filing system such that files are updated, complete and safeguarded.
  • Keep check stubs, cash receipts and withholding tax receipts in a permanent and safe place. Follow up on time printing if required maintaining appropriate stock balances.
  • Physically present payments of monthly taxes, pension and withholding obligations to Government offices.
  • Prepare journal vouchers or adjusting entries for necessary reviews and approvals.
  • Prepare monthly payroll.
  • Prepare and process income tax, pension and provident fund to government on monthly basis.
  • Prepare supporting documentation for VAT exemptios and/or claims as relevant.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of VAT report.
  • Prepare a monthly reconciliation of staff advances, VAT receivable, Income tax, pension and withholding taxes payable accounts.
  • Provide support to the Finance & Operations Manager in compiling and submission of the monthly financial reports package.
  • Prepare relevant journal vouchers in timely manner to address monthly financial reporting compliance issues raised by the Regional Office/Compliance team.
  • Support Finance & Operations Manager during any required audits.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance/Commerce and minimum 1 year for master or 3 years of degree working experience in accounting.
  • Experience of working with USAID projects preferable.

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting systems e.g., QuickBooks
  • Ability to multi-task & work well with others.
  • Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

To apply, please email your CV/resume.  English language CVs are preferred.  Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered.  Thank you for your understanding.

 

Disclaimer

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


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