The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

Finance/Cash Transfer Officers

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The American University of Nigeria (AUN) is recruiting for Full time Finance/Cash Transfer Officers

Job Description

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking prospective candidates for the anticipated Prevention of Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic through Awareness Raising and Livelihoods Support for Adolescent Girls and Boys in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.

The positions are local positions and are open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Note: The positions are contingent on the award of the project to the American University of Nigeria.

All positions are for one year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.

 

Position: Finance/Cash Transfer Officers (3 slots)

Department: Atiku Center

Nature of Employment: Project Assignment

Location: Damaturu, Maiduguri and Yola

Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

 

Position Background:

Finance/Cash Transfer Officer will support in the day to day implementation of the Cash Transfer program, ensuring that the Project achieves its goals and objectives and in compliance to the Donor standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the proper implementation and reporting of the Cash based Program Activities by supervising the Cash for Work teams and ensure that all activities are carried out and reported in an effective, efficient and transparent matter.
  • Plan and organize the Cash distributions to the registered beneficiaries in the project communities and ensure effective community and stakeholder coordination in the implementation of the Cash transfer program.
  • Ensure effective communication of project objectives and activities to both beneficiary communities and relevant stakeholders such as local authority and community leadership.
  • Assist in sensitization of local government structures, communities and traditional authorities on the on targeting criteria and identification and registration of the beneficiaries.
  • Help oversee delivery of regular cash transfers and helping ensure the resolution of any problems.
  • Actively participate in relevant field assessments to identify the beneficiaries’ needs and viable business opportunities, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific analysis of children’s needs.
  • Organize the training of the cash beneficiaries on the identified needs
  • Compile and submit regular project reports and updates
  • Facilitate the provision of livelihoods kits for agricultural or income generating activities in order to enable the ability to start-up businesses that will strengthen the households economically and enable them retain their children in school beyond the lifespan of the project.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

 

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

3

Qualifications
B.Sc /HND
Desired Course
Accounting /Economics /Finance
Other Requirements

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Sc/HND in Finance, Accountancy, Economics or related fields.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a relevant position.
  • Proven experience in Cash Programming is a distinctive advantage.
  • Experience in community mobilization and conducting distributions is desired.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Able to work on a high level with Word, Power Point, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Accounting software.
  • Previous experience in an international NGOs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work and deal successfully in multi-cultural environment.
  • Committed, honest and eager to learn.

Description of Benefits:

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

 

How to Apply:

Suitably qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to apply, and submit their resumes, cover letters and references on a single file to recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.aun.edu.ng

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About The American University of Nigeria (AUN)
The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa.The goal of AUN is to train the future leaders of Africa and to serve as both a stimulus and agent of economic development throughout the region. To that end, all students, regardless of academic specialization, will receive high-level training in information technology, entrepreneurship and in arts and sciences, all of which are the key to future sustainable development...
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Job Summary
Published
May 22, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 3years
Location
Adamawa /Borno /Yobe
Cities
Yola /Maiduguri /Damaturu
Deadline
May 26, 2020
Specialization
Finance / Accounting
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies /Education Services/ Research
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