Maintenance of financial management systems 40%
Responsible for maintaining comprehensive financial management systems for USAID/Nigeria program and other special program portfolio activities including Office of Transition Initiative (OTI), Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), and Food for Peace (FFP). Review of request for funds, preparation of funding information and providing fund availability; ensuring compliance with statutory regulations, and that all accounting transactions: obligations, vendor information and commitments are properly recorded in Mission financial systems. Prepares ICASS planning budgets for various ICASS accounts and review ICASS invoices to ensure equitable allocations.
Financial reporting, funds control and pipeline management 15%
Reviews all program records periodically and prepare standardize reports: accruals, section 1311 review (review of unliquidated obligations), and section 517 de-obligation/re-obligation of funds. Review monthly budget matrix and emphasis areas of coding for program commitments. Perform 224 reconciliations and clear transactions in Statement of Difference (SOD) report. Investigate and resolve cash reconciliation and suspense account items.
Budget formulation and execution 15%
Assists in the development of the Mission Annual Program Budget submission and preparation of Congressional notification table. Assist in formulating and implementing program funded operational cost budget. Monitor expiring and cancelling fund status, develop and implement utilization plans to facilitate prompt liquidation. Develop and maintain reporting systems to track and control special budgets, cost centers and appropriations.
Support to program implementation 15%.
Provides financial management support to Program planning and implementation and assist to respond to program queries from AID/W. Participate in program Development Objective meetings, technical evaluation committee tasks and private sector engagements; and assist the Financial Analysts with pre-award surveys, financial reviews, program accounting information, and specialized project financial progress reports as required.
Capacity building and support to Operating Expense Accountant 15%
Provides support to/backstop the Operating Expense Accountant to meet Mission workload needs. Assist in providing financial management training to activity managers, implementing Partners and Accounting Technicians.