National Office Accountant at Habitat for Humanity


Job Title: National Office Accountant

Job Summary: The National Office Accountant is a member of the finance team at the National Office and is responsible for data processing into Sun Systems (SUN 6); payments processing; bank-related transactions; custody of checks, vouchers and other accountable forms.

Reports to: Finance Manager

Posted:  National Office


Main Responsibilities:

  • Captures Financial Data: Ensures financial data is captured into computerized accounting systems (Sun System) on a regular basis
  • Submit journal entries to Finance Manager for review as necessary before being captured into the system
  • Review account balances and ensure proper reconciliation.
  • Maintain cash balances and keep track of actual cash balances on hand.
  • Checks mortgage tracking system and ensure reconciliation with the Sun System.
  • Process vouchers on a weekly basis in Sun Systems.
  • Reconcile receivable accounts and ensure all payable and receivable accounts are netted off to zero.
  • Review all transfers to ensure they meet the necessary requirements and reconcile all transfers done on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure that appropriate authorization and documentation is obtained for all expenditures prior processing.
  • Prepares financial reports
  • Coordinate Banking Activities: Coordinates deposits and withdraws from Habitat for Humanity Lesotho accounts as requested by the Finance Manager.
  • Issues Source Documents to projects staff: Maintains a ledger of source documents and issues to staff as needed.
  • Internal Audit: Performs internal audits as needed.
  • Assist in the preparation for the year-end audit including providing all necessary documents, establishing relationship with external auditors
  • Training: Trains staff and volunteers to perform finance functions as needed and if requested by finance team.
  • Any Other Duties as Requested by the Finance Manager or National Director.



Education Required:

  • Minimum qualification needed is Com Accounting Degree.


Experience Required:

  • The minimum relevant work experience is 3 years of accounting and knowledge of SUN Systems (SUN 6) will be an added advantage.


Other Skills Required:

  • Computer literacy in MS Office (Excel, Word and Outlook) and Sun Systems (SUN 6).
  • Good attention to detail
  • Fluency in English – both written and verbal
  • Willingness to affirm the Christian principles of HFH.


If interested, please submit an application letter accompanied by a copy of CV and certified copies of educational certificates to the following:

Habitat for Humanity Office

Constitution Road,

Christian Council Building, 3rd Floor.


Send to the following email address:

on or before Friday 8th September, 2017.