Finance Assistant

Medical Teams International

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

NGO, NPO & Charity USh Confidential
New
2 days ago

Job Summary

Provides support in the implementation of internal controls for processing project-level transactions in accordance with GAAP, MTI Finance Manual and donor requirements.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Finance Assistant


Job Summary:

Provides support in the implementation of internal controls for processing project-level transactions in accordance with GAAP, MTI Finance Manual and donor requirements.

Job Responsibilities
• To ensure all payment requisitions presented to him/her are fully authorized in line with the MTI finance manual, and deductions are calculated accurately before payment is made.
• Review receipts, expenditures, purchase orders, distributions, and disbursement orders to ensure proper cost allocations and compliance with established regulatory standards.
• Ensure a complete and accurate record of all cash transactions is always maintained; that expenditure of petty cash is fully monitored; and requests for replenishment are made in a timely manner, when required
• He/she is responsible for vouchers in archives in both unit4 folder and hard copies for future references before being sent to country office. After verification reviews he/she will ensure that they get returned to their archives.
• Ensure that all vouchers are properly coded, stamped PAID, scanned uploaded to unit4 and hard copies filed daily, and referenced sequentially according to the MTI Finance manual
• Support in preparation of project financial reports by summarizing all the vouchers correctly and submitting according to the MTI policy
• Provide technical support to non-finance staff on financial policies and procedures
• Verify with Logistics Department that the asset register agrees with physical assets and complies with MTI policy
• Participate in preparation of annual cash flows and budget requirements.
• Liaise with supervisors and managers to collect timesheets
• Other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience and Certifications

• Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (Accounting) is required;
• 2 years of work experience in Finance & Accounting
• INGO experience will be an added advantage

Knowledge

• Basic knowledge of non-profit accounting
• Knowledge of ERP systems and computerized accounting software such as Sage, Unit4, etc.

Skills
• Skilled in using ERP system to process financial transactions
• Skilled in explaining financial procedures to non-finance staff
• A good command of both written and spoken English, with strong interpersonal skills

Abilities

• Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
• Highly organized with good quantitative ability
• Ability to prioritise to manage competing tasks
• Ability to act with integrity and maintain the highest ethical standards
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information
• Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct


Physical Conditions
This position may require occasional travel to health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.
NOTE: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department or organization. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by Medical Teams International as the requirements of the job change.


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