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Finance Officer

Closing: May 18, 2024

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Published: Apr 26, 2024 (22 days ago)

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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from recognized College / Institution.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of accounting experience.
  • Computer literate with considerable experience in excel, accounting package knowledge (ERP system) will be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should be mature, with stable personality and ability to maintain confidentiality.
Responsibilities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from recognized College / Institution.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of accounting experience.
  • Computer literate with considerable experience in excel, accounting package knowledge (ERP system) will be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should be mature, with stable personality and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Managing all aspects of day-to-day operations of accounting department in head office.
  • Submit fully reconciled cash and bank accounts to box on or before 2nd day of every subsequent month.
  • Review all payment documents for proper and adequate back up before processing to INTEGRA.
  • Ensure bank and cash reconciliations are prepared daily, weekly, and monthly.
  • Liaison with Logistics, Administration and prepare commitment lists every month for financial obligations completed but not captured in financial reports for accrual purposes.
  • Preparer bank and cash reconciliations for the Abuja office by 2nd of every month.
  • Ensure that statutory deductions are paid on time to avoid any penalty.
  • Forward to the payroll Administrator every month, outstanding personnel advances and charges related to D7 for recovery. Ensure that advances taken in each month are liquidated appropriately.
  • Participate in monthly close-out activities as assigned.
  • Conduct a timesheet audit for head office from time to time.
  • Reconcile the UNHAS balance sheet account for accurate balance monthly.
  • Ensure assigned PO invoices and Non-Po invoices are prepared and payments made within 10 days of receipt of invoices.

Personnel Management:

  • Serve as technical resource person for the accounting department.

Administrative duties:

  • Involve in activities done daily in the Accounts department.

Logistics duties:

  • Review all POs and Non-POs for proper coding and budget adequacy before approval and processing to INTEGRA.

Finance/Budgeting:

  • Act always in accordance with local law and standards of accounting practice.
  • Review with the objective of gaining a clear understanding budget guidelines and instructions.
  • Review funding allocations to enable proper guidance to programs and proper coding.
  • Provide training to program staff on finance issues.
  • Receptive to training provided and to develop his or her technical and professional competence.

Security/Communication:

  • Communicate with Finance head office on security issues within the office and outside the office.
  • Report to the Finance Coordinator any irregularities that occur within the IRC office, staff compound and sites on policy and procedures.

Coordination:

  • In coordination with supervisor, conduct appraisals for staff in the department.

Common duties:

  • Attend and participate in trainings identified/organized by your supervisor.
  • Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director
  • Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (in-country and World-wide) as per the IRC reporting mechanism. The reporting of violations is an obligation on the part of all staff members.
  • Assist where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of refugees and other Safeguarding violations by IRC and other humanitarian workers.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.

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