Finance Officer at Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation Nigeria (MGIC)

The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Baltimore, is a Non-Governmental Organization funded by the U.S Government through the Center for Disease Control (CDC). We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Finance OfficerLocations: 6 Geo-political Zones, NigeriaSlots: 6Duration: One year with the possibility of renewal subject the availability of funds.DescriptionThe Organization is seeking qualified candidates to work on its recent award on "the Nigeria Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIlS), a Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) Survey that was developed to enable countries obtain HIV-specific indicators, including the impact of the expansion of HIV prevention and treatment programs to facilitate effective monitoring of national HIV programs.Position OverviewThe NPHIA Finance Officer will be responsible for coordinating financial activities within a geopolitical zoneEnsures timely processing of payment request i.e. Travel advances, expense reports, workshop per diems, vendor invoices, etc.Ensure timely payment of all field expense and reimbursements in compliance with organizations supporting document requirementEnsure adequate financial internal control systems including verifying transactions, reconciling balances on a weekly basisManage the account receivables to ensure balances are current and at acceptable levelsMaintains the accounts payables and monitor payments & outstanding balancesEnsure timely payment and submission of withholding taxes including annual remittance of tax returnsMaintain audit ready-financial documentationData entry of transactions into QuickBooks (Accounting software) for FM'S reviewReview and ensure completeness of all payments and other financial recordsWork closely with the FM in preparing bi monthly pipeline and spend plan report for the NPHIA projectMonthly bank reconciliationsAs part of internal controls, periodically reviews the accuracy, validity, legitimacy of randomly selected field expenses and make recommendations including supporting the internal/external auditors as requiredOversee an efficient document filing and archival system both in hard and electronic formatsRegular and timely scanning of transaction document to Country program office and HQ.Ensuring timely and accurate preparation of Payment vouchersAny other duty that may be assigned to him/her by the supervisor

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