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IITA Recruits Accounting Assistant II(August 2014)

IITA is an international non-profit agricultural research-for-development (R4D) organization established in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and a member of the CGIAR Consortium. Our R4D approach is anchored on the development needs of the tropics. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. We have more than 100 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and 900 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa. Please visit for more information on IITA.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of:
Job Title: Accounting Assistant II
Location: Ibadan, Oyo State
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
Proactive monitoring of donor reports work closely with Project Administration Office to track project events
Updating, reviewing, and reconciling bill receivables from donors with the total grant income of W3 & Bilateral Projects
Preparing and reviewing of financial statements on W3 & Bilateral projects.
Checking, processing and reporting on returns and justifications of funds granted to IITA collaborators/partners.
Raising of journals tar adjustments necessary on various accounts and loading same on oracle interface.
Attending to queries raised by budget officers on W3 & Bilateral Projects.
Preparation of budget for core restricted projects and uploading same in the oracle interface.
Assist in the checking of Cashiers cash balances as scheduled.
Performing other duties that could be assigned from time to time.
Qualification, Experience and Skills
B.Sc/HND in Accounting, ICAN PEI
Minimum experience of two (2) years in a similar position
Good knowledge of computer (Oracle financial application)
Good time management skills.
Be ready to work long hours when need arrives
Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure


We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
Application Closing Date:
19th August, 2014
Method of Application:
Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package IITA Website
Interested applicants should Click here for more details and to apply