Finance Specialist job at ICAP at Columbia University

Vacancy title:
Finance Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

ICAP at Columbia University

Deadline of this Job:
02 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
The THIS Finance Specialist will assist the implementation of the THIS finance processes. S/he will work with Senior Accountant in managing the financial transactions in accordance with ICAP policies and procedures. S/he will ensure payments are processed timely within the processing cycle in finance and correct coding are entered in QuickBooks prior to the Director of Administration and Finance (DAF) and Country Director (CD) authorization.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties:
• Support preparation of monthly financial reports and ensure timely submission.
• Prepare response to Field Financial Reports and compliance reports
• Facilitate payments to trainings, workshops and meetings participants when requested.
• Communicate with staff and vendors for confirmation of payments status.
• Review Travel Authorization Forms and Travel and Business Expense Reports for accuracy and completeness prior to record to accounting package (QuickBooks).
• Participate reviewing various payments and ensuring correct project coding before posing to accounting package.
• Ensure adherence to government, donor and ICAP requirements.
• Ensure timely advance reconciliation/liquidation, review and approved within 30 days after completion of activities/tasks.
• Ensure monthly balance sheet reconciliations
• Work with admin team and project supervisor to receive and validate mobile payments received and process for authorization.
• Ensure all the payments prior to authorization are also entered into QB and payment voucher with reference generated.
• Assist in providing timely and accurate financial information for monthly management reporting.
• Perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by a supervisor.

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:
• Required Education: Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or Finance
• Required Work Experience: Minimum 3 years of accounting experience.
• Required Supervisory Experience: Minimum 1 year of supervising staff.
• Preferred Certification: Completed or final stage CPA (T).
• An excellent Quick Book experience is required.
• Working knowledge of tax laws and GAAP.
• Strong financial analysis skills.
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.


Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 02 June 2022
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 20-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-05-2066
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