Finance Coordinator at Christian Aid (CA)

Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance including humanitarian response and Gender. We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Finance CoordinatorLocation: Maiduguri, BornoType of contract: Fixed TermContracted hours: 35Contract length: 12 monthsAbout the RoleThe post holder will have oversight of Christian Aid financial operations in the North East Region by leading on all finance functions within the implementing states of Borno Adamawa and Gombe States.S/He will be responsible for supporting and managing Christian Aid Programme Finance Functions by coordinating the financial management of partner organizations working alongside Christian Aid in the response.S/He will be responsible for managing compliance of CA staff and partner organizations to donor requirements by ensuring that all financial information presented to the donor are prepared in the required format and in line with donor standards.S/He will support in conducting financial capacity assessments for new partner organizations being considered by Christian Aid and ensuring that the partners meet the minimum criteria as set in the organizations partner operational capacity assessment grid.S/He will support in developing a capacity development plan for partners and monitor their progress in order to ensure that the partners systems are better strengthened.S/He will work alongside the program team to identify possible funding opportunities and lead in the budget development stage with oversight from the Finance Manager.S/He will manage the Christian Aid Sub office finance functions including the office imprest, vendor payment request, and other finance related processes within the Sub Office.

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