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23 Jan 2020

Contract Finance Assistant at The Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN)

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Finance Assistant at The Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN)

Job Description

The Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) is a non-governmental, non-profit making coalition, made up of organizations with a shared vision to transform Nigeria into a country where every citizen has food and is nutrition secured. This is pursued by engaging government and non-state actors to raise awareness, sustain commitment and actions to effectively tackle malnutrition in Nigeria.

Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) is requesting interested and qualified candidates that meet requirements below to apply and submit every relevant documents.

Finance Assistant: Abuja

Contract Duration: One year
Main Purpose of Job

The Finance Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Finance Manager in carrying out daily accounting functions in accordance with CS-SUNN’s financial policy.

General Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Finance Officer, carryout the following responsibilities:

  • Make payments and verify the consistency of supporting documents summited in accordance with CS-SUNNS procedures, ensuring all invoices are accurate, consistent and signed
  • Review bank payment vouchers and prepare payment requests
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Posting of finance transactions into the accounting software
  • Check the accuracy and nature of all documents presented for payments (Photocopy, original, pro forma, translation, date, signature, stamp, and terms used, the accuracy of calculations etc.)
  • Ensure all transactions are properly coded before entering into the accounting software.
  • Preparation and remittance of monthly pension and taxes; WHT, PAYE
  • Cash tracking of incoming and outgoing transactions.
  • Petty cash custody & reconciliation
  • Review of staff retirements and other documentations
  • Assist in preparation of programs budget & monitoring
  • Assist in donor report preparation & reconciliation
  • Maintain and handle all payment vouchers and other finance documents
  • Follow up with programs/Log for supporting documents.
  • Follow up on outstanding advances and assure timely reconciliation.

Experience, Skills and Competences;

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or relevant degree
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as an Accountant
  • Part qualified member of an accounting professional body is an added advantage
  • Understanding of key aspects of accounting
  • Previous experience with Donor projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel spreadsheets, or comparable software
  • Ability to use Quickbooks accounting software
  • Demonstrate good judgment and sound financial “common sense”
  • Ability to create and monitor budgets
  • Strong team working orientation with a flexible and adaptable approach to work demands across the whole organization
  • Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a comprehensive Resume and cover letter (as one document) to

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Job Categories: Accounting/ Audit/Finance and NGO/ Not-for-Profit/ Non Profit. Job Types: Contract and Full-Time. Job Tags: Finance Assistant.

Job expires in 5 months.

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