Finance Officer At Nigerian Red Cross Society


The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) was established through an Act of Parliament in 1960. This Act depicts that the NRCS is recognized by the Federal Government of Nigeria as a community based Voluntary Aid Society, auxiliary to and complementing the public authorities in the area of humanitarian interventions.

  • Experience 3 years
  • Location Abuja

Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with partners’ financial policies and procedures.
  • Prepare disbursement vouchers in accordance with NRCS Finance manual
  • Collect and examine supporting documents
  • Ensure that all ICRC payment are process on timely manner.
  • Provide monthly update of all ICRC related financial transaction.
  • Maintains a secure filing system of the financial documentation.
  • Continuously stay abreast with partners’ policies and procedures.
  • Maintain working advance and receivable Accounts
  • Ensure timely liquidation of working advances from the NS
  • Record all transaction on manual/computer system as appropriate
  • Assist in preparing monthly financial report
  • Prepare bank reconciliation.
  • Reconciling financial query arising from financial transaction between ICRC and the NS.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance & Resource management.

DUTIES APPLICABLE TO ALL STAFF

  • Actively work towards the achievement of the NRCS goals
  • Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross Fundamental Principles and NRCS Statutes
  • Show capacity to assist other members of management and staff, aptitude for maintaining cooperation and team spirit necessary to achieve the objectives of the National Society
  • Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by Line Manager

 KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Timeliness and accuracy of payments processing
  • Accuracy of ledger reconciliations
  • Quality of financial reports
  • Team work

Academic qualification and experience

  • Minimum of HND or B.Sc. Accounting from a recognized institution in Nigeria
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in NGO

SKILLS

  • Knowledge of Microsoft application, Such as Excel, Word, Power point
  • Ability to use accounting software. Such as Quick books, Sages etc.
  • Strong communication and inter personal skill.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the position as subject of email.

State the Position applied for/Name of Applicant as subject of the email

Pay close attention to job description requirements as applicants that do not meet these requirements will not be considered.