Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Job For Finance Officer at CARE International, 19th March, 2019

CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Finance Officer

Location: 
Maiduguri, Borno
Position Type: Regular
Job Summary
  • The Finance Officer – position is based in the Maiduguri 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 sub offices 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
  • Manage the sub office(s) 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 sub office(s) 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 tax offices and pension fund administrators.
  • 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 sub office(s) Inventories with the asset account
  • Ensure timely preparation of month end and other reports
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • 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 sub office(s)
  • Record all deposits received in the sub office(s) 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.
  • Review sub office(s) deposits periodically and make the necessary adjustments.
  • Respond to all bank reconciliation questions and updates from Shared Service Centre
Qualifications
  • Minimum of a First degree in Accounting, Finance Management or a combination of education and work experience
Required Skills and Experience:
  • 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)
  • 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
Conditions
By submitting your Application for this position you agreed to CARE’s ZERO Tolerance to:
  • Fraud
  • Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, Abuse and Child Abuse.


How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV as a single document indicating clearly in the subject line of the email the position being applied for and the location in Caps (FINANCE OFFICER – MAIDUGURI) to: [email protected]

Application Deadline 25th March, 2019.

Note
  • Save your Application and CV with your name before attaching it
  • CARE strongly encourage women to apply
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.
  • There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

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