Finance Assistant job at Save The Children
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Vacancy title:
Finance Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Save The Children

Deadline of this Job:
03 November 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Nigeria , Abuja, Edo, Lagos, Oyo, Rivers , West Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:

Finance Assistant

Grade: 5
Post Type: National
Child Safeguarding: Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post does not require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

Role Purpose:
As part of the Finance team, the Finance Assistant will be responsible for supporting effective Financial management and administration processes for the Nigeria CO programme.
He/she will support Nigeria Finance team in areas of; electronic archiving of financial documents, Accounts reconciliations, and other Finance Administrative duties as per SCI guidelines. He/she will effectively interact with a diverse group of stakeholders, manage expectations and duties according to the agreed timelines. He/she will be required to back stop for field
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal job descriptions and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Scope Of Role:
Reports to: National Accountant
Staff directly reporting to this post: None
Key Areas Of Accountability:

Financial Support Roles:
• Raise cheques approved by relevant budget holders/finance and taking them to approved signatories for signing.
• Perform bank related activities; picking up monthly bank statements
• Support in the payments of participants and other beneficiaries.
• Maintain update of GLACOS on daily basis
• Assist in the remittance of statutory payments (Pension, NHF, NSITF, WHT, PAYE) on/before the due date
• Requesting and Collection of Finance unit office stationary and consumables from the Admin office for day to day business activities.
• Support in the verification of all assets
• Reconciling and matching of transactions on the system on weekly basis

Archiving of Document Role:
• Ensure all payment and journal vouchers are electronically archived on monthly basis
• Review monthly TL to ensure all vouchers for transaction posted to system are completely filed
• Properly label all files and arrange vouchers in their appropriate folders on the shelf for easy retrieval.
• Support during audits to retrieve selected samples a week before the commencement of any audit exercise
• Return all vouchers to their appropriate box files after the conclusion of any audit exercise
• Assist during audit to retrieve all relevant documents for audit exercise
• Produce soft/scanned copies of documents for retention purposes.
• Keep a standard record of document retrieval and return log
• Verify all transactions and ensure that the relevant supporting documents have been filed
• Maintain a filing system for all transactions
• Support in maintaining soft copy archiving system
• Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor or line manager
• Working Contacts
• Internal: All budget-holders, field offices and other staff members
• External: Auditors, Bank, Government bodies, regulatory agencies

Skills And Behaviours (Our Values In Practice)
Accountability:
• accuracy and timeliness in all areas of responsibility
• high level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations
• holds self and others accountable

Ambition
• sets ambitious and challenging goals for himself and the team, takes responsibility for his own personal development and encourages team members to do the same
• widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
• future-orientated, thinks pro-actively

Collaboration:
• working effectively with stakeholders to achieve common goals
• excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners
• approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:
• designing more effective admin systems
• willing to take disciplined risks
Integrity:
Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates highest levels of integrity.

Skills & Experience
Essential:
• A HND/BSc in Accounting
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Ability to work under pressure
• Ability to work within a multicultural and multi-religious settings

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


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: 03 November 2021
Duty Station: Abuja
Posted: 21-10-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-10-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-10-2065
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