Finance Specialist (FS) at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity, or nationality. As CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, strengthening and building the capacity of partner organizations is fundamental to the work of CRS. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on health, vulnerable children, agriculture, extractives and governance, and peace building programming.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Finance Specialist (FS)Location: AbujaDepartment: Global Fund (GF)Band: D-1Reports to: Senior Finance SpecialistSlot: 2Job PurposeResponsible for the Agency's liquid cash safe keeping, document management and involvement in the daily finance unit operations.Key responsibilitiesFinancial Accounting:Prepare cash disbursement vouchers and cheques for all payment requests to third parties (CRS staff and vendors) and ensure that all vouchers have adequate supporting documentation.Prepare all financial accounting unit General Journal Vouchers and ensure that all vouchers have adequate supporting documentation;Input all approved transactions on the CRS standard upload template for the Senior Finance Specialist’s (SFS) and Grant Manager’s(GM) review and upload into SUN Systems.Ensure that staff and vendor liquidations are promptly reviewed and forwarded for review of the SFS and onward approvals.Bank and Cash Management:Preparation of monthly Bank Reconciliation Statements for all CRS Bank accountPreparation of monthly receipt reconciliation.Fixed Assets and Inventory Management:Performs Quarterly Inventory Count exercise.Reconciliation of fixed assets as per HQ Records.Financial Reports:Provide employee benefits burn rate sheet for reimbursement/claims using Q&A.Prepare severance schedule for national staff on a monthly basis.Preparation of Balance Sheet Report.Prepare the monthly EFCC ReportFollow up and ensure that all intra-agencies transactions are well supported.Ensure that all payable accounts are kept at very minimal balance.Any other duties as required by the SFS.Key Working RelationshipsInternal: GF Senior Finance Specialist, GF Grants Manager, administration staff, GF program staff, finance staff,HQ and CARO Region.External: Government agencies, CRS bankers, vendors, sub recipientsAgency Wide Competences (For all CRS Staff)These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.Serves with IntegrityModels StewardshipCultivates Constructive RelationshipsPromotes Learning

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