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Date Posted

May 28, 2015

Company

Save The Children

Job Title

Finance Officer At Save The Children

Job Type

Permanent

Description

This position will be responsible for implementing and/or coordinating all financial and administrative support functions for the National office.

  • Coordinate with the Line manager to ensure timely and appropriate cash flows, matched with the operational needs of the state office and budget forecasts, and in line with SC policies and DFID requirements.
  • Manage the electronic spreadsheet/format for receiving and disbursing funds; coordinate the preparation and timely submission of monthly financial reports and other reports to Abuja as required. Ensure accurate keeping of account books (electronic and paper) for the state office.
  • Help ensure that timely and accurate information is generated and disseminated accordingly to the project team, to inform activity planning and forecasts.
  • Process all banking activities in the state office, ensuring that bank account records are accurately maintained, and that bank statements are obtained on a timely basis.
  • Process all payments (cheque and/or cash) to vendors, service providers, and partners in line with SC policies & DFID requirements. Ensure all financial transactions in the state office are appropriately approved, authorised and administered, in line with SC & DFID policies.
  • Maintain the office cash box and disburse cash payments. Ensure weekly cash counts are done and properly documented by non finance staff.
  • Make statutory payments to the relevant authorities such as PAYE, WHT, and PENSION deduction and ensure adequate documentation is kept in the office.
  • Conduct state level finance induction for all new staff on finance policies, systems and procedure
  • Support the state teams to provide administrative and technical support to the partners to ensure that all financial documentation and reports are prepared and submitted on a timely basis in line with SC policies, project agreements, and DFID requirements.
  • In collaboration with the line manager support the training in financial management in accordance with DFID & SCs financial management policies

  • Essential Qualification

B.Sc /HND in Finance / Accounts / Business Administration or other relevant discipline

Experience in working with partners accountable for grants and other financial support provided to implement project activities, particularly at community level.

Excellent verbal communication and listening skills.

Language Requirements: Spoken English-Excellent; Written English-Excellent

Level of IT Expertise: Excellent (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)

Professional certificate in accounting and finance will be an added advantage

 

Desirable Criteria

Good training and facilitation skills (for financial training/support to partners).

Ability to multi-task, engage in long-term planning, meet deadlines, and handle last-minute demands; exercise patience, and adapt to changing circumstances.

Ability to be creative and proactive health service improvement is essential.


How to apply:

Kindly send your CV and Qualifying statements on or before June 11th, 2015explaining why you are suitable for the position you are applying for. State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Please note that applications will be treated as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

In order to apply for more great opportunities, please visit our website onwww.savethechildren.net/jobs.

For more information and to support our work, please visit our website onwww.savethechildren.net

Our selection processes reflect our commitment to safeguard children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.

Year of Experience

1-3 year

Salary

Date Available

Recruiter's Email

Nigeria.FinanceVacancy@savethechildren.org

Location

FCT

Closing Date

   
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