Finance Assistant job at Save the Children Nigeria
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Vacancy title:
Finance Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Finance, Insurance & Real Estate ]

Jobs at:

Save the Children Nigeria

Deadline of this Job:
03 November 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Nigeria , Abuja , West Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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 offices whenever the need arises
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.

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.

Experience and SkillsEssential:
• An HND / BSc in Accounting
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Ability to work under pressure
• Ability to work within a multicultural and multi-religious settings.
• Behaviors (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 themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
• Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
• Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
• 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.
• Safeguarding our Staff: The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy
• Health and Safety: The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

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: 26-10-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-10-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-10-2065
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