Accounts Assistant Jobs – Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI)

Job Title:    Accounts Assistant
Organisation: Habitat
for Humanity International (HFHI)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Branch
About US:
Habitat for Humanity
International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The
purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty
housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of
conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and
religions to build houses in partnership with families in need. Habitat for
Humanity has Administrative Headquarters based in Atlanta, an Operational
Headquarters based in Americus, Georgia, and Area Office bases of operations in
Manilla, Philippines for our Asia and Pacific work, San Jose, Costa Rica for
our Latin American and Caribbean work and Bratislava, Slovakia for our Europe,
the Middle East and Africa work.
Job Summary:  The Accounts Assistant will mainly update all
accounts records and transactions according to the accounting regulations and
manage and maintain the front office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Post bank and cash transactions into
    finance solutions Loan tracking software.
  • Ensuring that all branch organizational
    and Clients’ accounts records are up-to-date and are maintained in
    accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and organization
    policies and procedures
  • Ensuring timely and accurate preparation
    and submission of mandatory reports to the Branch Supervisor and National
  • Carrying out banking operations,
    maintaining petty cash imprest system and regular reconciliation of all
    bank accounts and petty cash.
  • Providing support in internal and
    external audit exercises of the branch operations.
  • Making regular backups of finance
    solutions software generated transactions and other important documents.
  • Manage branch documentation and record
    keeping, in an orderly, dependable and up-to-date accounts filing system.
  • Spearhead good client relations and
    customer service at the Branch.
  • Carrying out any other relevant duties
    as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a degree
    from a recognized university in Accounting, Business Administration or its
    equivalent or a professional qualification in ACCA, CPA or its equivalent.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word and
    Microsoft Excel.
  • At least three years of experience in
    accounting work preferably in an international NGO or an MFI.
  • Knowledge and experience of computerized
    accounting systems is a must
  • Excellent reporting and ability to meet
  • Excellent interpersonal communication
  • Highest level of integrity and ability
    to make bold and timely decision
How to Apply:
Applicants should
Send CV, cover letter and relevant academic documentation by email to the Human
Resource Department on: Please note that only short listed
candidates will be contacted and any form of lobbying will lead to automatic
Deadline: 2nd August 2019 by 5:00pm
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