Finance Assistant

Save the children, Maiduguri, Nigeria

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
27th October, 2020


Job Description

ROLE PURPOSE: The Finance Assistant has responsibility to manage payments, receipts and disbursement of funds. He/she would be responsible for Glacos registration and filling of documents. He/she will also provide support to the finance unit.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Fund Disbursement

  • Writing of Checks as approved by relevant budget holders
  • Maintain proper filing and easy retrieval of finance documentation
  • Perform Bank related activities (Pick up Bank Statements, collect office running cash, etc….)
  • Conduct weekly and month end cash counts
  • Payment of participants and other SCI cash payments out of the office
  • Update daily Cash GLACOS and reconcile  cash and book balances

Cash Flow

  • Maintain petty cash with strong supervision from the finance officer
  • Update & maintain manual cash book
  • Maintain optimum cash balances and advises the Finance Officer for cash replenishment(including emergencies)

Financial Information and other support functions

  • Assist during audit to retrieve all relevant documents for audit exercise
  • Assist others requiring information on transactions to retrieve relevant payment vouchers and documentation for their use

System Administration

  • Registration of all paid invoices on Agresso on a daily basis
  • Single Account Reconciliation
  • Weekly Bank and cash Reconciliation

Others

  • Preparing Tax, NHF, and pension payment schedules and cheques to be remitted to the Tax authorities and the  various pensions’ administrators and remitting same on a timely basis
  • Ensure all documents are filed and stamped “PAID”
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor or line manager

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Essential:

  • BSc/HND in Accounting or relevant Social Sciences
  • Must have completed NYSC
  • Minimum of a year post graduation similar experience in a NGO
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Experience in computerized and accounting systems.
  • Honesty.
  • Fluency in English Language

Desirable:

  • A knowledge of Hausa or Kanuri Language
  • Ability to multi-task, engage in long-term planning, meet deadlines, and handle last-minute demands; exercise patience, and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Ability to be creative and proactive

Source:https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2000068O&tz=GMT%2B05%3A30&tzname=Asia%2FCalcutta


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