|Published||March 8, 2022|
|Job Type||Full Time|
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.
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.
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”.