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  • Posted: Sep 19, 2018
    Deadline: Sep 24, 2018
  • ZOA is an international relief and recovery organization supporting vulnerable people affected by violent conflicts and natural disasters in fragile states, by helping them to realize dignified and resilient lives. ZOA operates in more than 15 countries, in difficult locations where our field staff directly provides assistance to the most vulnerable victi...
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    Project Finance Officer

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno

    Purpose of the Position

    • The Project Finance Officer is responsible for all financial systems of ZOA Nigeria in order to support smooth organisational functioning and effective project implementation. The position is based in Maiduguri.

    Key Tasks and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for petty cash imprest system.
    • Ensure timely cash disbursement according to the system/Signature.
    • Participate in cash vendor/money agent’s meetings, provide financial support, clarity and reconciliation as may be required from time to time.
    • Initiate online bank transfer/payment and attach evidence of payment to all bank paid document.
    • Stamp ‘PAID’ all paid documents (bank & cash) as soon as payment is made and file to the appropriate folder.
    • Check expenditures (booked transactions) that are up to date and complete (in line with ZOA audit trail template), and supervise scanning of documents at the end of every month
    • Liaise with procurement and logistic officer to ensure suppliers data base are update at least every quarter.
    • Support MGA in any other activities upon request from time to time e.g. quarterly report, Budget etc;
    • Any other duty that is reasonably consistent with the key tasks of the function


    • University degree or equivalent (minimally HND, BSc/BA, preferably Accountancy) or relevant field;
    • Proven working experience of at least 2 - 3 years in the relevant field with at least 1 year in staff management;
    • Affinity with development work and International NGO’s;
    • Ability to write clear and concise reports;
    • Excellent in English in reading, writing and speaking;
    • Ability to speak one of the local languages (Kanuri, Hausa etc).
    • Excellent computer skills (accounting systems, Excel, Word and power point).


    • Good verbal and written communication skills;
    • Good planning and organizational skills;
    • Good numerical skills
    • Analytical skills;
    • Accuracy;
    • Service oriented attitude but strict when it comes to keeping up to the ZOA policies and procedures;
    • Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;
    • Result-oriented in a team approach;
    • Participative leadership;
    • Ability to work individual as well as in a team;
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural setting;

    Our Offer

    • Starting date: as soon as possible
    • Salary/conditions: ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should forward their CV's and Cover Letter to: clearly indicate the position applying for in the subject line of the application.

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