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  • Posted: Oct 9, 2019
    Deadline: Oct 15, 2019
  • Terre des hommes (Tdh) is the leading Swiss child relief agency. The Foundation has been helping children in need for over 50 years, defending their rights regardless of their race, creed or political affiliation. In over 30 countries, Tdh protects children against exploitation and violence, improves children’s and their mother’s health and provi...
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    Location: Maiduguri, Borno

    General Objective

    • The main purpose of the position is to ensure a proper cash flow system within mission, the cashier will take care of TDH physical cash release and documentation of physical cash flow.

    Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

    • Respect and follow-up of TDH financial procedures
    • Dealing with cash transfers and cash exchanges
    • Petty cash management
    • Cash flow follow-up
    • Follow up of document for compliance and transparency of TDH procedures

    Responsibilities and Tasks

    • Respect and follow-up of TDH financial procedures
    • Dealing with cash transfers and cash exchanges
    • Petty cash management
    • Cash flow follow-up
    • Follow up of FLAT document for compliance and transparency of TDH procedures;
    • Every day: ensure of having daily exchange rates of currency
    • Voucher & Cashbook: filling of voucher(s) & registration of voucher in cashbook
    • Payment: make payments for all items and services which have been approved by the CR
    • Safe & Cashbook checking at the end of each day, the cashbook and the safe should be checked and the balance should correspond
    • Money Exchange Dealing: whenever needed, change money for the cashbooks and register it in cashbook
    • Money Transfer Dealing: registration and exchange of voucher reference between Country Office and area
    • At the end of each month: the balance in the cashbook and in the safe should be checked and the cash checking statement should be established and signed by the Cashier and Finance Coordinator;
    • Vouchers: quality of vouchers should be checked by the Cashier – Admin Assistant at the end of each month
    • Cashbook & SAGA: cashbook and SAGA should be checked before closing the accounting month
    • Advances: ensure the clearance of all advances for the staff before paying the salary
    • Release international staff per diem/food allowances after the monthly attendance sheet signed by staff and approved by Finance Coordinator or CR;
    • Facilitate the country Compliance review process once the project has been terminated or completed and ensure the accurate documentation of costs/expenses allocations within the documentation;
    • Comply with the Audit Department Code of conduct.

    Key Competencies

    • University Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration in related field
    • Minimal 3 years of experience in finance & accounting management in a large non-profit or corporate multi-cultural environment
    • Extensive working knowledge of Nigerian’s employment laws and Nigerian tax issues
    • Demonstrated understanding of Finance technical areas:
    • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite and Outlook and SAGA acknowledge is mandatory


    • Required: Proactive, autonomy, rigorous, organized, planning, analytical, clear communication, work under pressure, ability to facilitate change, persuade and negotiate to reach acceptable compromise/solutions among all levels in the organization
    • Desirable: willingness and motivation to work in an international and intercultural context


    • Fluent in English and Hausa, Kanuri (written and spoken)


    • Alignment with the values, vision and mission of TdhKnowledge of best practices in child protection


    • Ensure to attach updated CV, Motivation Letter in a single file
    • Due to the Emergency situation in the Northeast Nigeria, applications will be processed on a rolling basis and Position could be filled before the expiration of advert.
    • Only candidates who meet the selection criteria will be contacted for further steps of the recruitment.
    • This position is open to Nigerian national only.
    • Qualified Female Candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) on to apply
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