Save the Children is recruiting for fulltime Humanitarian Finance Assistant.
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Humanitarian Finance Assistant
Location: Borno, Nigeria
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.
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
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
Registration of all paid invoices on Agresso on a daily basis
Single Account Reconciliation
Weekly Bank and cash Reconciliation
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
Min Required Experience:
Qualifications and Experience Essential:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or its equivalent.
One year post graduation similar experience in a NGO
Ability to work under pressure.
Experience in computerized and accounting systems.
Fluency in English Language
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
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About Save The Children
Headquarters:No 4, Danube Close Off Danube Street Maitama Abuja Nigeria
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