• Vacancy at Concern Universal

  • Posted on: 17 April, 2014 Deadline: 2 May, 2014
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  • Concern Universal is an international development organisation that works through local partners to tackle poverty and has been registered in Nigeria since 2001. This role will contributeto the sound financial management of the Rural Sanitation & Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria (RUSHPIN) project through management of budgets, daily office administration, and support to project staff and partners. The post is based in our office in Makurdi, with some travel to Calabar and Abuja.

    Finance/Administration Officer

     

    Position: Finance & Administration Officer
    Location: Markudi, Benue State, Nigeria    
    Employment type: Full time, permanent    
    Salary offered: N 1,150,000 per annum (more for an outstanding candidate)

    Summary

    • Concern Universal is an international development organisation that works through local partners to tackle poverty and has been registered in Nigeria since 2001.
    • This role will contributeto the sound financial management of the Rural Sanitation & Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria (RUSHPIN) project through management of budgets, daily office administration, and support to project staff and partners.
    • The post is based in our office in Makurdi, with some travel to Calabar and Abuja.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    • Verify monthly expenditures and bank reconciliations; Prepare monthly and quarterly forecasts and float requests;
    • Liaise with auditors and provide requested information
    • Administer the day-to-day smooth running of the Makurdi office;
    • Maintain and improve established finance and admin systems;
    • Liaise with Finance staff in Calabar office
    • Support project partners to follow appropriate financial systems;
    • Serve as main contact point for financial queries from project partners;
    • Identify capacity gaps and training needs

    Person Specification Required

    • BSc or BA in relevant field (Accounting/Finance/Business)
    • Minimum of two years experience in a Finance/Accounts department
    • Strong working knowledge of computers and IT (Word, Excel etc.)
    • Experience of training others in financial systems
    • Excellent attention to detail & time-Management
    • Strong communication & problem Solving skills

    Desirable

    • Relevant Post-graduate qualification Accounting/Finance/Management)
    • Experience in office management (Admin/HR/Systems/Procurement)
    • Working knowledge of database
    • Management or accounting software

    Method of Application

    Send a CV and a cover letter to the following e-mail address: aishat.idris@concern-universal.org in the cover letter, please ensure to explain the following:

    Why you are applying for the position

    • How your skills and experience meet the person speciflcation
    • When you would be able to take the position if it were offered to you

    Deadline for applications is Friday, 2nd May, 2014 but please note you are urged to apply immediately to avoid disappointment. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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