Humanitarian Finance Assistant at Save the Children

 Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Humanitarian Finance AssistantLocation: Borno, Nigeria Job DescriptionThe Finance Assistant has responsibility to manage payments, receipts and disbursement of funds.He/she would be responsible for Glacos registration and filling of documents.He/she will also provide support to the finance unit.Key Areas of AccountabilityFund Disbursement:Writing of Checks as approved by relevant budget holdersMaintain proper filing and easy retrieval of finance documentationPerform Bank related activities (Pick up Bank Statements, collect office running cash, etc….)Conduct weekly and month end cash countsPayment of participants and other SCI cash payments out of the officeUpdate daily Cash GLACOS and reconcile  cash and book balancesCash Flow:Maintain petty cash with strong supervision from the finance officerUpdate & maintain manual cash bookMaintain optimum cash balances and advises the Finance Officer for cash replenishment(including emergencies)Financial Information and other support functions:Assist during audit to retrieve all relevant documents for audit exerciseAssist others requiring information on transactions to retrieve relevant payment vouchers and documentation for their useSystem Administration:Registration of all paid invoices on Agresso on a daily basisSingle Account ReconciliationWeekly Bank and cash ReconciliationOthers:Preparing Tax, NHF, and pension payment schedules and cheques to be remitted to the Tax authorities and the  various pensions’ administrators and remitting same on a timely basisEnsure all documents are filed and stamped “PAID”Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor or line manager 

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