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JOB ALERT: An NGO, Save The Children Is Looking For Finance Officer In Katsina

JOB ALERT: An NGO, Save The Children Is Looking For Finance Officer In Katsina





Key Responsibilities


(1) Ensure timely and appropriate cash flows,

transaction journals, matched with the operational

needs of the state office and budget forecasts, and

in line with SC policies, WINNN, Life Step, CGPP &

GATES requirements.


(2) Manage the electronic spreadsheet/format for

receiving and disbursing funds; coordinate the

preparation and timely submission of monthly

financial reports and other reports to Abuja as

required. Ensure accurate keeping of account books

(electronic and paper) for the state office.


(3) Ensure that timely and accurate information is

generated and disseminated accordingly to the

project team, to inform activity planning and



(4) Process all banking activities in the state office,

ensuring that bank account records are accurately

maintained, and that bank statements are obtained

on a timely basis.


(5) Process all payments (cheque and/or cash) to

vendors, service providers, and partners in line with

SC policies requirements.  Ensure all financial

transactions in the state office are appropriately

approved, authorised and administered, in line with

SC, WINNN, Life Step, CGPP & GATES policies.


(6) Maintain the office cash box and disburse cash

payments. Ensure weekly cash counts are done and

properly documented by non-finance staff.

Facilitate statutory payments to the relevant

authorities such as PAYE, WHT, and pension

deduction and ensure adequate documentation is

kept in the office.


(7) Conduct state level finance induction for all new

staff on finance policies, systems and procedure.

Support the state teams to provide administrative

and technical support to the partners to ensure that

all financial documentation and reports are prepared

and submitted on a timely basis in line with SC

policies, project agreements.


(8) In collaboration with the line manager support the

training in financial management in accordance with

SC’s financial management policies.


(9) Work with the state team to establish basic

systems/procedures for state office support

functions, such as: communications, documentation,

records and file-keeping, publications, training

resources and informational materials, inventories

for office supplies and equipment, etc.


(10) Provide support in coordinating all state-level

procurement activities, basic administrative

functions, and asset/property management in line

with SC policies and liaise with other external

stakeholders as needed.


Required Qualification and Skills


(A) Level of Education – B.Sc, B.Tech /HND or



(B) Specified Study Area – Finance / Accounts /

Business Administration


(C) Experience in working with an INGO or partners

accountable for grants and other financial support

provided to implement project activities, particularly

at community level.


(D) Excellent verbal communication and listening skills.

Language Requirements: Spoken English-Excellent;

Written English-Excellent


(E) Must be able to speak at least one local language

predominant in that state (Hausa).


(F) 5 years’ experience working in Northern Nigeria and

familiar with the terrain, a plus


(G) Level of IT and Enterprise Resource Planning




(H) Excellent using MS Office applications (Word, Excel,

Powerpoint, etc.)


(I) Professional certificate in accounting and finance –




Are you interested? Then, apply here:



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