Finance Officer job at The International Rescue Committee

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:

The International Rescue Committee

Deadline of this Job:
12 November 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Nigeria , Borno , West Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, October 29, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
The Finance Officer reports to the Director Of Finance in managing all aspects of day-to-day operations of accounting department assisting in the implementation of Finance policies, procedures and systems and ensuring compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines.

Major Responsibilities
• Supporting DOF in managing all aspects of day-to-day operations of accounting department in field office.
• Assist in the implementation of Finance policies, procedures and systems.
• Ensure compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines.
• Supervise the Finance Assistant and ensure copies of all finance documents are properly filed.
• Submit expenditure worksheets to the Finance Head Office on or before 3rd of every subsequent month.
• Review all payment documents for proper and adequate back up.
• Review expenditure worksheets for accuracy and completeness.
• Liaison with Logistics, Administration and Program, prepare commitment lists every month for financial obligations already entered into but not captured in financial reports.
• Prepare bank reconciliation for field office by 2nd of every month.
• Liaison with field office bank on all banking issues.
• Ensure that statutory deductions are paid on time to avoid any penalty.
• Forward to the payroll Administrator every month, an outstanding personnel advances and charges related to T7 for recovery. Ensure that advances taken in a given month are liquidated appropriately.
• Conduct occasional time sheet audits for field office.
• Assist Finance Manager with balance sheet reconciliations.
• Help in following up advances’ liquidations.
• Manage Field Office Daily cash
• Personnel Management:
• Serve as technical resource person for the accounting department.
• Logistics Duties:
• Review all POs and PRs for proper coding and budget adequacy before approval.
• In liaison with Procurements and Logistics to prepare commitment lists every month for financial obligations already entered into but not captured in financial reports
• Finance / Budgeting:
• Act at all times in accordance with local law and standards of accounting practice.
• Review with the objective of gaining a clear understanding budget guideline 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 Director of Finance
• Security / Communication:
• Communicate with Finance main office on security issues within the office and outside the office.
• Report to the Finance Officer/Finance Controller any irregularities that occur within the IRC office, staff compound and sites on policy and procedures.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.

Qualifications
• HND or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from recognized College/Institutions.
• Experience:
• Minimum of Three (3) years of professional accounting experience.
• Computer literate with significant knowledge/experience in excel.
• INGO Finance experience is highly desired.

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

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

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: 12 November 2021
Duty Station: Borno
Posted: 29-10-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-10-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-10-2065
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