Finance Officer at Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED)

Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) -  Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Finance OfficerLocation: Maiduguri, BornoJob Type: Full TimePosition to start: 1st quarter, 2019Contract Duration: 6 monthsJob SummaryIn light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, ACTED has set up an office in Maiduguri to respond to the humanitarian needs. ACTED is therefore looking for qualified staff to support our mission based in Maiduguri.General ObjectivesThe Finance Officer will be responsible of the following tasks:Respect existing financial procedures and send all accounting documents to the Capital OfficeEnsure the proper allocation of each expense to the corresponding projectEnsure that the finance Assistant(s) are filling the Manual Cash Book and properly carrying out their tasksUpload in the NGO accountancy program SAGA all the base accountancy on a weekly basis and check it on a monthly basis before sending it to the Capital Office on the 5th of each monthSupervise the weekly and monthly cash reconciliations and the monthly bank reconciliationSupervise the relation with the bank(s)Sent a weekly cash request to the Capital Office and liaise with Program teams and Logistics to prepare a Base Monthly Cash Request to be sent to the Capital OfficeUpdate the Contract Follow-Up each time a new contract is signed and each time a payment relative to a contract is done. Send the Contract Follow-Up to the Capital Office on the 5th of each monthFollow-up financial indicators of ACTED’s projectsHelp the Country Office to have a clear vision of the base’s financial situationHelp the Area Coordination/Country Director to have a clear vision of the area’s financial situationKey ResponsibilitiesThe Finance Officer is responsible for accountancy. This will include the following:Budget Control:Check and control the base accountancyFollow up on financial and accountancy procedures of ACTED NigeriaEnsure efficient flow of financial and accountancy information to Country FinanceFinancial accountability of projectsCost Control:Ensure that all the expenses of the area are allocated on the available projectsEnsure that the running cost of the area are not exceeding the standard normsResponsible for procurement documentationEnsure that non allocated resources are not used on any project, unless an approval is given by the CFM or CR;Internal Control:FLAT Management at the base level 

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