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Date Posted

May 22, 2015


VSO Nigeria

Job Title

Finance Officer At Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO)

Job Type



Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in 34 developing countries.

Finance Officer

Reports to: The Finance Manager

Job Description

  • We are looking to recruit an experienced, efficient and hands-on Finance Officer to provide support to the Finance department in our Country Office.


  • Support the Finance Manager in effectively managing the finances (including budgets) of the Country Office;
  • Manage donor reporting timetable and ensure reports are produced in a timely manner;
  • Produce restricted donor reports, prepare budgets for fundraising bids;
  • Produce high quality monthly management reports;
  • Liaise with other Country Offices to provide inputs for multi- country programme work.

Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate must have the following qualifications and experience:

  • At least 5 years practical experience in a similar role, preferably within an INGO context;
  • Qualified accountant, with a degree in accounting, finance or related field;
  • Experience of financial planning, book keeping practice and principle, knowledge of internal controls, general ledger, cash management and reconciliations, payroll processing and taxation.
  • Experience of rules and regulations for non-profit organisations.
  • Knowledge of donor financial reporting and donor procurement procedures.
  • Experience of working in multiple foreign currencies and understanding of foreign exchange hedging;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel particularly and use of SUN Accounts system;
  • Willingness to travel locally;
  • Valid Nigerian driving licence and be able to drive.

Compensation & Benefits include
Competitive salary, medical insurance, 37 days annual leave including public holidays.

Year of Experience

5-10 year


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