Finance and Compliance Officer at International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.International Medical Corps has been operating in Nigeria since November 2013. It currently has its country office in Abuja and field offices in Kano, Sokoto and Maiduguri where it is implementing emergency Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH) and Protection programs, and also building capacity of local health systems and structures, ensuring the provision of quality, accessible Nutrition and Health Care.International Medical Corps is therefore looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position below to be based in its Maiduguri Office:Job Title: Finance and Compliance OfficerLocation: MaiduguriJob Summary Finance and Compliance Officer provides day-to-day financial support on active awards including sub-award recipients in accordance with donor regulations and IMC policies and procedures.He/she will ensure prompt and accurate preparation of financial report and perform periodic financial analysis. Finance and Compliance Officer reports directly to Finance Manager in Maiduguri field office.Essential ResponsibilitiesFinancial Accounting and Compliance:Accounting and finance support on all active awards in the field officeAssist program departments with day-to-day financial support in accordance with donor/client and International Medical Corps internal policies and proceduresEnsure required preapprovals are secured in advance of incurring an expensePrepare procurement requests and ensure all approvals are secured and coordinate with logistics department the delivery of services and goodsAccount for procurement transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy, and control over paymentsPrepare ad hoc logistics and financial reporting to aid in tracking and reconciliation of transactionsMaintain accurate financial transactions and grant/contract recordsAssist program staff and finance department in meeting donor/client and internal reporting requirementsPrepare timely and accurate financial reports for submission to donor on or before the deadlinesPrepare timely and accurate monthly Pipeline.Prepare cash projection and request for submission to country office.Ensure timely remittance of relevant statutory payments.Maintain frequent communication with Program Staff, and Field office Finance to ensure finance activities and objectives are communicated clearly.Work with program and logistics staff to ensure the coordination of programs is within budgeted targets.Attend coordination meetings upon need.Respond promptly to internal audit’s queries.Interface with service providers on service delivery, invoicing and processing of paymentsTo work closely with IMC sub-grantee(s) finance staff (s)Sub-recipient Management:Support all field based sub-recipients (partners) on financial accounting and reportingBuild financial capacity of local partners on all active awardsSupport partners in building strong internal controls systemsPerform monitoring visits as needed to partners’ officeObtain and review partners’ monthly financial reportsEnsure that all supporting documents received from partners are accurate, reliable and completeSupport partners in award close-out processes 

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