Finance Officer

at 360 Health Systems Diagnostics and Correction
Published March 8, 2022
Location Makurdi, Nigeria
Category Finance  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Job Overview

 

The Finance Officer will provide support and guidance to the project on all tasks related to accounting and finance.

S/He will also be responsible for budget planning, and providing strategic partnership to the project by proffering insights and financial advice that will allow the Management Team to make viable business decisions.

Responsibilities

 

Contribute to the assessment of budgetary needs; monitor and control project expenditure

Analyze, evaluate and control disbursements/receipts, as well as expenditure variances against approved budgets

Review vouchers and project disbursements for accuracy

Provide financial status reports to supervisor

Conduct regular checks of petty cash and cash accounts

Maintain control over the project filing systems to ensure complete and organized accounting files, especially with regard to original procurement documents and personnel salary files

Employ financial oversight and control mechanisms and procedures to ensure that all program expenses are in accordance with 360HSDC and donorsТ financial policies, procedures and rules and regulations;

Ensure the smooth implementation of project accounting activities, including (but not limited to): timely and accurate bank reconciliations, invoicing, monitoring of expenditure levels against budget and funding obligations, financial projections and submission of monthly financial reports to 360HSDC HQ

Regularly prepare and present financial reports, analysis, and recommendations concerning relevant financial issues

Provide assistance with internal or external audit requirements

Review all procurement actions, including procurements under grants, to ensure full and open competition to the greatest extent possible

Identify and recommend improvements that could streamline implementation processes in the areas of accounting, finance and budgeting

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 

Bachelor's degree in Accountancy, Finance, Business Administration or any other related field is required; an advanced degree from a recognized institution will be an advantage.

Professional qualification in accounting (ACA, ACCA, CPA)

Minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated financial accounting experience in a structured organization; previous experience with an international nonprofit organization will be an added advantage

Excellent knowledge of Accounting software such as: QuickBooks Pro Accounting Software, Microsoft Office tools

Experience in budgeting and forecasting.

Previous experience in a PEPFAR funded award is required

Proficiency in Excel software required

A high degree of integrity, accountability, energy and flexibility

Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

How to apply

 

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter by email with the Job Title as the subject. E.g “Finance Officer Benue”.

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