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Finance Officer Job at NERI Nigeria


North East Regional Initiative (NERI) – An International Development Organization, is seeking applications from suitably qualified Nigerian nationals for the position below:

Job Title: Finance Officer
Location: Abuja
Position Summary

The Finance Officer will assist the Finance Director in developing and managing the project’s financial systems.
S/he will also assist the Finance Director in ensuring sufficient funds are available for effective and efficient implementation of project activities and support programs.
Specific areas of responsibility include financial report preparation, review and submission to headquarters and cash flow management. Some travel is expected.
S/he will work under the supervision of the Finance Director and will support him/her in all matters related to financial management, financial reporting, subcontracting.
Reporting & Supervision:

The Finance Officer reports to the Finance Director.

Required Skills & Qualifications Minimum relevant Bachelors’ degree or professional accounting/financial qualification is required.
Excellent written and spoken English is required.
Ability to work under pressure and efficiently handle multiple tasks is required.
Ability to work under own initiative or as a part of a team is required.
Ability and willingness to perform occasional travel to meet program goals
Fluency in one or more of the local languages is highly desired
Minimum three years’ financial administration experience is required.
Experience of working with international organizations / NGOs is desirable.
Competent in computers and using financial software is required.
Understanding of budget and cost control management is required.

Primary Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Monitoring program and work plan budgets
Providing assistance in supervising accounting
Reviewing day-to-day accounting
Coordinating development of activity budgets and management of field expenses
Determining cost projections and submitting requests for funds on a monthly basis
Verifying accounting files
Assisting in monitoring procurement procedures and expenses
Tracking and reporting on financial aspects of grants
Occasional travel to field offices to oversee systems, conduct training, set up systems and accounts, etc.
Developing and submitting financial reports, when needed
Ensuring compliance with all donor and home office procedures
Implement systems and ensure proper checks and balances to mitigate potential for fraud or improper use of funds
Liaising with HQ, partners, financial institutions and others on financial issues

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents below to: nigeria_recruitment@neri-nigeria.com

A current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities;
A cover letter;


Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Deadline  16th February, 2017.


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