Finance Assistant at Centre for Health, Education, Economic, Rehabilitation and Social Security (CHEERS)

Centre for Health, Education, Economic, Rehabilitation and Social Security (CHEERS) is one of the leading indigenous Implementing Partners in Nigeria focusing on mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDs, Malaria and Tuberculosis in Nigeria. CHEERS mission is to improve the quality of lives of vulnerable population groups in rural communities across Nigeria by increasing access to healthcare services, education and economic empowerment. CHEERS is currently scaling up TB/HIV program coordination and implementation within the 6 geopolitical zones of Nigeria and is in need of competent/qualified persons to fill up the vacant position below:Job Title: Finance AssistantLocation: AbujaDesired Start Date: January 2018Summary of PositionThe position holder will assist the Finance Manager and Officer in their daily and routine financial operationsSpecific ResponsibilitiesAssist the finance officer in capturing all financial transactions in a timely and accurate manner for the purpose of generating management and donor reports.Recording of tractions in the appropriate registersEnsuring appropriate filling and documentation of staff retirements and activity proposals submitted to the finance departmentEnsuring that all transactions paid and posted to the QuickBooks accounting systems are stamped appropriatelyAssist the Finance Officer in tracking the employee advances on monthly basis and following up on the recovery process or management actionParticipate in monthly closeout procedures such as bank accounts reconciliationsAssist the finance department in undertaking reconciliation of all balanced sheet items periodically and ensure that all the accounts are kept current and all reconciling items identified are reconciled.Assisting the Finance Department in the preparation of annual financial statements and timely completion of annual audits.Supporting all CHEERS program and non-program audits.Supporting with attendance sheets and other finance related logistics in staff orientation on CHEERS financial guidelines and requirements in order to implement activities and execute budgets accordingly.

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