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Society for Forensic Accounting and Fraud Prevention (SFAFP)

Description:
The Society For Forensic Accounting and Fraud Prevention is a
Professional Association established to provide machinery for training,
supervision and regulation of the practice of Forensic Accounting and
Fraud Prevention with a view of protecting the interest(s) of parties to
a contract of domestic , commercial and industrial management of
financial and human resources. Its primary objective is to give full
effect and meaning to the true and fair view concept in stewardship
accounting and contractual relationships.

Job Title: Senior Finance Officer
Number of Subordinates: Nil
Reports to: Organizational Support Manager

Main Function
The Senior Finance Officer has overall responsibility for planning,
organizing, executing and reporting on all financial transactions of the
Society. The Senior Finance Officer shall be responsible for applying
accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial
information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and
statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures in
accordance with approved accounting and legislative frameworks to
enhance the operations of the society and contribute to its growth.

Role  and Responsibility
• Oversee the preparation of all financial statements, invoices etc
• Maintain proper books of accounts and manage the Society’s cash
controls.
• Oversee accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues
and expenses
• Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted
policies and procedures
• Manage and reconcile all accounts and make certain all financial
reporting deadlines are met.
• Ensure maintenance of the general and subsidiary ledgers;
• Track expenditure and maintain relevant cash reserves;
• Ensure all expenses of the Society are within assigned program
budgets;
• Review financial paperwork and procedures and make appropriate
changes;
• Ensure account receivables and payables activities are performed
accurately and timely;
• Manage the preparation of balance sheets, income statements, expense
reports, etc.;
• Ensure data integrity in all financial reporting;
• Update financial records of the Society with recent transactions and
changes;
• Perform finance analysis, reporting and management tasks of the
Society;
• Identify and resolve invoicing issues, accounting discrepancies and
other financial related issues;
• Ensures the timely delivery of quality society training and operations
at the lowest possible cost;
• Keep track of the changing trends in business processes, ensuing
competition and new & changing regulatory policies to protect investors’
interests.
• Perform other duties as required.

Technical Skills Requirement
• 1st degree   in Accounting, Business/financial management or a related
discipline.
• 3-5 years’ experience in the management of financial systems and
budgets, financial reporting, financial data and analysis
• Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
• Knowledge and experience of accounting software and computer
applications
• Candidate must be Chartered and Certified by ANAN, ICAN, ACCA or other
relevant bodies.

Knowledge and Competences
• High-level communication skills
• Stakeholder management skills
• Conflict resolution
• Experience working to and exceeding targets
• Demonstrated experience in financial accounting services including
accounts payable and purchasing functions, using financial management
information systems.
• Promoting accountability and results-based management: Monitoring and
promoting practices, procedures and systems that support accountability
and results-based management, while also influencing change in the
organizational culture;
• Ability to   work   effectively with colleagues in ways that allow the
achievement of shared objectives.
• Be self-motivated
• Innovation in the provision of technical expertise: Supporting
society’s advocacy by developing innovative and creative approaches to
the provision of technical expertise.
• Demonstrating and applying professional and/or technical
expertise/knowledge of the post or discipline.
• Focusing on the knowledge and skill areas necessary to effectively
perform the functions of the post.
• Good knowledge and experience in procurement, and contract
development, management and administration.

Job Title: Senior Research and Development Officer
Number of Subordinates: Nil
Reports to: Organizational Support Manager

Main Function
The Senior Research & Development Officer is responsible for conducting
general research, assisting in the development, planning, and
implementation of new research projects and programs of the Society. He/
She has the primary responsibility for assisting in the planning,
facilitating, and managing the organization’s marketing research
projects including communications, and social science, and other similar
research. The Senior Research Officer collaborates with Departmental
Managers to support and lend guidance to sector, market, trends, best
practice, and other similar research. The Officer will also assist in
the development of compelling deliverables that will drive mobilization
and engagement to add value to the Society for Forensic Accounting and
Fraud Prevention. The Senior R&D Officer would also stay informed on
what is happening in the research and development field at large in
order to make sure the society is up-to-date and current with the most
advanced R&D developments.

Role Responsibility

• Research Strategy and Planning
• Be responsible for the collection of primary data and administration
of research surveys and questionnaires.
• Contribute to research strategy holistically and on a
project-by-project basis.
• Suggest training tools to enhance employee performance and skills
development.
• Contribute to strategy for, plus develop and manage, the annual
research calendar, publications and programmes of the Society.
• Assist in the design of all SFAFP research projects.
• Manage the process for and contribute to the selection decisions of
external research partners where applicable.
• Document all phases of research and development.
• Track, comment on, and distribute to internal stakeholders’ relevant
research conducted by other organizations.
• Research Analysis, Production, and Distribution
• Provide primary or secondary analysis of all research data, which may
involve the use of quantitative and/or qualitative methods, to support
the development of or contributions to key findings.
• Assist in the creation of research reports and presentations,
including drafting the findings report and presentation, and
collaborating with stakeholders on design and production.
• Collaborate with team on key research talking points.
• Manage the process and ensure research findings/reports/presentations
are announced and distributed. Seek and manage the development and
distribution of new/innovative methods for sharing the findings with
internal and external stakeholders.
• Support the creation and production of original content for
dissemination via sector website, publications, newsletters and other
media.
• Contribute to and/or directly participate in the oral presentation and
training on findings.
Research Project Management
• Assist in the management of research projects, including creating and
managing plans, schedules, budgets, deliverables, and stakeholder
contributions.
• Manage the day-to-day relationship with research agency partners where
applicable.
• Assist in the development and management of project management
processes, procedures, and archival.
• Track and report on research activities, progress, and outcomes.
Conduct periodic review and evaluation of efficacy of research efforts
in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders.
• Participate in regular team meetings to review progress and
deliverables.

Technical Skills Requirement
• Master Degree in Statistics, Economics, Business Management,
Marketing, Economics or a related field.
• 3-5 years’ relevant experience in marketing research, or research and
development role
• Experience working in/ with local/ regional/national public
authorities and institutions.
• Master’s Degree in relevant field is a necessary requirement.
• 2-3 years’ experience directly overseeing research planning,
statistical analysis, and project management
• Leadership and management skills, budgeting ability, communication and
presentation skills, ingenuity and creativity.
Knowledge and Competences
• Demonstrated expertise participating in the design, analyses, and
distribution of operationalized research for targeted projects.
• Masterful analytical skills, including the ability to distill useful
findings from a body of data, relating findings to external factors and
context, and unearthing patterns of findings, discerning which are
useful.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills including proven
success in ability to present ideas and concepts effectively and
persuasively.
• Demonstrated expertise communicating with and managing relationships
with external research vendors.
• Excellent project management skills including demonstrated ability to
set and manage priorities and multiple tasks. Outcomes and deadlines
oriented.
• Excellent attention to detail. Organized and process-oriented.
• Ability to deliver high quality work, quickly in a dynamic
organization under time pressure.
• Ability to effectively use content management systems, social media,
Microsoft Office Suite; Google Docs, and Smart Sheets.
• Demonstrated success in creating real impact within a networked,
cross-organizational environment

Knowledge and Competences
• Demonstrated expertise participating in the design, analyses, and
distribution of operationalized research for targeted projects.
• Masterful analytical skills, including the ability to distill useful
findings from a body of data, relating findings to external factors and
context, and unearthing patterns of findings, discerning which are
useful.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills including proven
success in ability to present ideas and concepts effectively and
persuasively.
• Demonstrated expertise communicating with and managing relationships
with external research vendors.
• Excellent project management skills including demonstrated ability to
set and manage priorities and multiple tasks. Outcomes and deadlines
oriented.
• Excellent attention to detail. Organized and process-oriented.
• Ability to deliver high quality work, quickly in a dynamic
organization under time pressure.
• Ability to effectively use content management systems, social media,
Microsoft Office Suite; Google Docs, and Smart Sheets.
• Demonstrated success in creating real impact within a networked,
cross-organizational environment

Location: Abuja

How to Apply

Qualified Candidates should send their CVs and Cover letter in a single
document to careers@sfafp.com

Deadline:4th October 2020

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