Principal Accountant, Community Levy

Job Information

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    Category East Africa Jobs
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    Posted On Jun 17 ,2020
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
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Job Description

  • Initiate plans and programmes for the assessment and collection of Community Levy proceeds, arrears of proceeds and any contribution arrears from Member States.
  • Arrange for visit to Member States to investigate the assessment, collection and deposit of Community Levy proceeds into ECOWAS Accounts at the Central Banks.
  • Liaise with the various Customs authorities in Member States for information on Community Levies collected.
  • Arrange with the Central Banks to provide monthly bank statements on ECOWAS Community Levy Accounts on regular basis.
  • Ensures the proper recording and reconciliation of Community Levy proceeds with National Offices.
  • Oversee the operation of the Treasury Unit and make proposals to the Director of Finance on the best form of investment for surplus funds including surplus Community Levy proceeds.
  • Represent the Finance Department at Inter-departmental and inter-institutional meetings which concerns the Community Levy management during the absence of the Director of Budget & Treasury.
  • Ensures the provision of quarterly reports to management on the performance of Member States in connection with the collection and remittance of Community Levy and contribution arrears.
  • Prepare annual reports the Administration & Finance Committee and the Council of Ministers on the implementation of the Community Levy Protocol.