Finance Officer at Care International

Care International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We works in 94 countries around the world to support over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title:
Finance Officer

Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • The Finance Officer – position is based in the Abuja main office and is responsible for multi-tasking responsibilities including acting as the focal person for all financial issues related to the sub offices, cash and treasury management, and General Ledger .
  • The position performs data entry, all banking activities for the country office as well as external funds transfers.
  • He / She is to ensure that CARE Nigeria financial policies, regulations and procedures are followed in all financial transactions and the review of project and travel advances (TERs) etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Record all accruals in the GL module of PeopleSoft.
  • Ensure all adjustments are recorded in the system on time.
  • Petty cash uploads are properly recorded in the system with the correct charging details.
  • Month end entries are done timely.
  • Act as a backup for the finance assistant when required.
  • Perform all treasury management duties in the Country Office
  • Record all deposits received in the country office timely.
  • Initiate both local and foreign bank transfers and ensure transfers are done on time.
  • Send monthly bank statements and fees to the Shared service center.
  • Prepare the income information report to HQ.
  • Record all donor receipts transferred to the country office.
  • Review country office deposits periodically and make the necessary adjustments.
  • Record all cash transfers from CARE USA to the country office.
  • Respond to all bank reconciliation questions and updates from Shared Service Centre
  • Manage the Country Office cash to maximize gains and minimize losses
  • Centralize all monthly cash requirements and prepare all cash transfer to CUSA
  • Participate in the internal control and review of the Country office books and accounts:
  • Prepare monthly sub ledgers for balance sheet account and prepare appropriate correction.
  • Review Travel Expense Reports (TERs) of staff and other project advances before they are posted in the system.
  • Prepare monthly income tax, withholding tax and pensions contributions of staff for payment to the appropriate pensions funds.
  • Reconcile for Tax and pensions accounts and for initiating the necessary adjustment.
  • Prepare the provision for severance benefits and other benefits payments (including international staff payments).
  • Assist Logistics Officer to reconcile the country office Inventories with the asset account
  • Ensure timely preparation of month end and other reports and Act as the WARMU focal person in all finance related issues.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Minimum of First degree in Accounting, Finance Management  or a combination of education and work experience

Required Skills and Experience:

  • A Minimum of 3 – 4 years progressively responsible in Accounting, Financial Management of INGO and/or directly related areas
  • Excellent Analytical skill, good written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to multitask and work within deadlines
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook (or similar software);
  • Good knowledge of Accounting practice, policies and procedures
  • Strong level of autonomy to provide independent follows through on processing issues and concerns.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong team player and Integrity
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities,
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from varied backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.
  • Familiarity with donor rules and regulations (EU, USAID, CIDA)

Application Closing Date
24th May, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications and detailed CV’s electronically to: nighr.jobs@gmail.com
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  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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