Finance Officer - on behalf of CSO Partner

  • 24 Sep 2018
  • Gombe, Katsina and Zamfara, Nigeria
  • Full-time
  • Finance

SCOPE OF ROLE

This is a partner staff role. The staff will be engaged and paid by SCI partners, and reports to the partner’s Project Team Lead in the three states of Gombe, Kastina and Zamfara. 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Ensure compliance with donor reporting requirement, timelines and templates
  • Communication with donors on the project budget and financial reports
  • Responsible for accurate Posting and coding of PVs, journals and RVs
  • Prepare bank reconciliations statements
  • Ensure security of financial information including hard copy supporting documents and data base backups.
  • Review activity budgets prepared by technical team
  • Prepare monthly financial management and reports and analysis on variances
  • support with any donor audit on the project
  • Prepare and post payroll information
  • Participate in procurements meetings
  • Verify timesheets and hours worked by project staff
  • Ensure that all financial transactions have adequate and auditable supporting

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, Higher National Diploma, National Diploma, (accounting business administration or any, social sciences)
  • Candidates must have at least 1 years of progressive experience working in a similar position

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Skills and experience conducting data verification, analysis, reporting and monitoring
  • Experience in transcribing audio data, and in data entry
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good writing, editing, research, and presentation skills
  • Previous experience in facilitating trainings, workshops and events
  • Strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills
  • Competent and experienced in general office administration, coordination
  • and logistics
  • Ability to lead on detailed logistical tasks such as those required for fieldwork or when organizing events
  • Excellent skills in oral and written communications both in English and Hausa languages
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills are an advantage
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