Finance Assistant - Mubi Job at International Rescue Committee - Career Opportunity in Nigeria

Vacancy title:
Finance Assistant - Mubi

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

International Rescue Committee

Deadline of this Job:
18 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Nigeria , Mubi , West Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, August 04, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Job Overview/Summary:
The Finance Assistant is to assist the Finance officer by managing the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department, responsible for Cash processing and record keeping of the day to day transactions in accordance with IRC policy and procedures.

Major Responsibilities:
• To assist the Finance Officer in ensuring that timely and accurate payments are made.
• Ensure accuracy and completeness of payment documents in compliance to IRC and Donor policies and procedure
• Coordinate with district teams for advance issuance and their timely adjustment of advances & Training’s documentation.
• Ensure completeness of supporting documents in all respect which includes authenticity of signatures, cross-checking attendance sheets and verifying payments to be made
• Posting all vouchers into transaction spreadsheet on daily basis for review by the Finance Officer. Ensure that all information in the spreadsheet is correct and complete.
• Processing of petty cash transactions on daily basis. Ensure petty cash is replenished on time to meet daily cash needs. Carry out cash count as per the IRC policy and schedule. Document the cash count sheets for records.
• Prepare all payments and make sure that they are properly coded and supported with relevant necessary documents.
• Assist Finance office in monthly bank & account reconciliation.
• Ensure all the financial documents are properly filed & tagged.
• ‘Paid’ stamping of all the invoices and related documents before filing.
• Ensure timely preparation of tax & deposit into bank.
• Visit Bank for necessary collection & submission of financial documents.
• Photocopies & scanning of all necessary documents/Instrument.
• Perform any other task assign by the line manager.

Finance/Budgeting
• Act at all times in accordance with local law and standards of accounting practice.
• Review budget with the aim of gaining a clear understanding of budget guidelines and instructions
• Review funding allocations to enable proper guidance to programs and proper coding.
• Provide training to program staff on finance issues.
• Produce monthly and quarterly reports to be reviewed by your supervisor

Key Working Relationships:
• Position Reports to: Finance Officer
• Position directly supervises: None
• Indirect Reporting: Finance Manager

Qualifications
Education: HND or bachelor’s degree in Accounting from a recognized College / Institutions

Work Experience:
• Minimum of Three (2) years of professional accounting experience.
• INGO Finance experience is highly desired.
• Able to work in a high-pressure situation, solve problems and resolve conflicts.
• Able to independently organize work, prioritize tasks and manage time.
• Strong interpersonal skills, able to coach and support others.
• Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.
• Computer literate with significant knowledge/experience in excel.

Language Skills:
• Fluency in local context language is highly desirable.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 18 August 2021
Duty Station: Mubi
Posted: 04-08-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-08-2030
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