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  • Posted: Jan 23, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
  • 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 is food and nutrition secured. We pursue this lofty goal by engaging government and non-state actors to raise awareness, sustain commitment and ac...
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    Finance Assistant

    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

    This job has expired. Application is no longer allowed

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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