Vacancy for Finance & Administration Officer at LEAP Africa

LEAP Africa, one of Nigeria’s leading non-profit organizations focused on leadership development in Nigeria for youth, entrepreneurs and corporate organizations with training programmes and activities across the region is hiring. Our mission is: To inspire, empower and equip a new cadre of African leaders by providing the skills and tools for personal, organizational and community transformation.Job Title: Finance & Administration OfficerReports to: Manager, Finance, Admin & HRAbout LEAP: Leadership, Effectiveness, Accountability and Professionalism (LEAP) Africa, established in 2002, is a non-profit committed to developing dynamic innovative and principled African leaders. We recognize that raising leaders is critical to nation building and wealth creation. Over the years, LEAP has inspired and equipped youth, business owners and social entrepreneurs to lead ethically while implementing initiatives that transform their communities and organizations for better; sustaining livelihood and contributing to national development. LEAP achieves this through its training programmes, publications and most recently eLearning. Our focus is captured under three headers:Youth LEAPBiz LEAPe-LEAPFINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION OFFICER JOB DUTIESCore Functions/ResponsibilitiesAssist in the finance and budget activities of the office including assisting in preparation of annual budget submission and revisions by estimating the cost of staff as well as rental and utilities, office equipment and supplies, printing, and other contracts, services or running expenses, to include in the budget.Verify all expense claims to certify correctness and ensure that all appropriate supporting documents have been provided.Upon request, extracts monthly financial reports of all active projects from the accounting/financial system.Ensuring that all cash and cheque payment requests are duly completed, certified and approved by authorized staff and all necessary supporting documents are provided before payment is done.Performing treasury transactions in the accounting, monitoring the documentation and assuring its completeness in compliance with LEAP Africa’s and donors’ accounting procedures.Maintaining filing system for vouchers and all financial instructions/guidelines issued and filing system and ensuring the documentation is regularly updatedMaintenance of an effective banking system including preparing monthly bank reconciliationGeneral management of the office; ensure regular supply of power, water; ensure timely supply and adequacy of office supplies e.g. stationery, ink, paper; proper maintenance and safety of office.Proper maintenance of office files including client, accounting and contract files (ease of retrieving information).Oversees the operation of office accounts, planning and monitoring of expenditure, liaising with vendors (obtain best pricing for good quality at all times)Efficient coordination of staff use of the office vehicleResponsible for the sale of LEAP books, periodic visits to bookstores, and efficient stock management plan for LEAP’s books.Perform administrative and strategic HR functions including: Coordinate submission of relevant documents by all new employees, Proper filing of staff employment documents, ensure staff files are updated, Maintenance of records related to vacations, sick leave, grievances and other staff matters, determine staff training needs and organize relevant trainings for staff. 

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