Street Child is a UK charity, established in 2008, that aims to create educational opportunity for some of the world's most vulnerable children Street Child began its work in Sierra Leone in 2008 working with a small number of street children, eight years later we have helped to transform the lives of more than 50,000 children across Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nepal. In 2017 we launched our first project in Nigeria helping children impacted by conflict in the North East to access education.
Job Title: Finance Assistant
Reporting to: Finance Manager
Based in: Maiduguri, with regular travel to Mubi South, Adamawa
- Prepare all payment vouchers pertaining to the projects.
- Ensure the proper allocation of costs to appropriate budget line items in grants budget and in accordance with Street Child account codes.
- Arrange for payments of utilities and any other regular payments required to ensure smooth functioning of the project
- Maintain complete and accurate financial records, including all supporting documentation.
- Ensure all supporting documentation is attached to the vouchers and that all costs allocated to grants comply with donor regulations and Street Child of Nigeria Policies.
- Provide regular updates to Administrative and Finance Officer about financial issues in the project.
- Perform other tasks as may be required by his/her supervisor.
- Support with the day-to-day administrative functions of Street Child Adamawa based Girl’s Education Project to ensure integrity of operations and a safe working environment within the project.
- Work with Finance & Operations department in Maiduguri to ensure compliance with Street Child of Nigeria administrative policies and procedures.
- Manage all project assets and maintain an efficient and accurate asset inventory in coordination with the Head Office in Maiduguri.
- Ensure compliance with all donor requirements and regulations of the project.
- Commitment to Street Child mission, vision and values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm Street Child’s role in accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and in advocating for their right to protection and a life in dignity.
- This role will involve working with vulnerable people and children, and requires relevant knowledge of safeguarding principles
- High integrity, honesty and confidentiality; ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people and information.
- Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value.
- Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal, stressful and unstable environment.