• Finance Vacancy at GRM International

  • Posted on: 15 October, 2015 Deadline: 5 November, 2015
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  • Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. Palladium is recruiting a full-time Finance Assistant for its USAID- and CDC-funded projects in Nigeria.

    Finance Assistant


    The incumbent of this position will report to the Finance Manager.This is a 12 month assignment, with the possibility of renewal

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Recording daily vouchers and maintaining the vouchers files up to date;
    • Performing bank reconciliations on regular basis, preparing reconciliation statements for all bank accounts, and ensuring discrepancies are accurately identified and reconciled;
    • Arranging and updating financial and administrative filings in the form of hard and soft copies;
    • Liaising with banks in connection with banking information updates and enquires relevant to bank accounts;
    • Updating vouchers and accounting records in the system and performing quality control and checks over suppliers’ bills/invoices to ensure cast of calculations are correct and complete;
    • Supervising petty cash expenditure, Monitoring and reviewing the tasks of operations assistant to ensure office staff time-keepings are properly maintained;
    • Maintaining good records of staff time-keeping as well as records of office equipment and assets;
    • Strengthening correspondence and communication within departments and outside the office, he/she may draft letters, memo and messages and submit to the Finance Manager or Program Director for review and quality check- in;

    Minimum education and experience required

    • Applicants must have eligibility to work and live in Nigeria     
    • University degree in finance, accounting or similar field;
    • 2+ years professional experience in finance and/or accounting;

    Key compentencies

    • Knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices and terminology (private sector, governmental, and non-profit) and ability to understand accounting practices and procedures, to analyse data, narrative reports and workload flow charts;
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with managers, colleagues and clients;
    • High computer proficiency, particularly in the Microsoft Office suite and accounting software programs;
    • Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a required timeframe;
    • Ability to respond and adapt quickly to changing requirements and competing demands; and
    • Professional and mature demeanour and conduct, especially during interactions with program team members.

    Method of Application

    To apply for this position, go to the job post on Force

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