National Finance Officer at The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), an international organisation with its headquarters in Vienna, Austria, is looking for qualified candidates to fill the position of Project Manager/Team Leader for the project Support to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa (FMM West Africa). The Project Manager is based in Abuja and leads a team of five colleagues in the implementation of ICMPD’s components in the IOM-ICMPD-ILO joint ‘FMM West Africa’ project. FMM West Africa is a five year project that started in the summer of 2013 and is scheduled to end in spring 2018, with a likely prolongation.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: National Finance OfficerVacancy Reference: VA17P118V01Location: Abuja, NigeriaSupport to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa(Maternity replacement)Start date: Mid December 2017Contract duration: 4 months Special Service AgreementJob DescriptionICMPD, IOM and ILO constitute the consortium that is implementing the project Support to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa (FMM West Africa).The project aims to maximise the development potential of free movement of persons and migration in West Africa by supporting the effective implementation of the ECOWAS Free Movement of Persons’ protocols and the ECOWAS Common Approach on Migration.The Project Support Unit (PSU), which implements the Project, is based in Abuja.The National Finance Officer will form part of the PSU and work under the supervision of the Coordinator, to whom s/he will report.The National Finance Officer will support the implementation of ICMPD’s activities in the project and may need to travel in the ECOWAS region and Mauritania.Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe National Finance Officer will perform the following tasks:Ensure compliance with ICMPD and EU rules and regulations for financial management.Ensure procurement are rules followed as per donor and ICMPD requirementsSupport the maintenance of project accounts and financial project reporting of the ICMPD’s activities.Handle local cash, bank account and bank expenditures, make payments following standard workflow procedures and submit financial documents to the ICMPD Brussels Office (cash advance requests, procurement requests, travel requests, travel claims, expenditure reports, invoices etc.) through the Finance system (SAP).Reconcile the local bank account, and monitor receivables and payables.Monitor budget execution, propose reallocation of funds when necessary, and propose budget revision for submission to donors.Support the maintenance of financial project files and records, and archiving of finance related project documentation.Maintain project accounts and prepare financial reports on ICMPD’s activities.Manage the hard copies of project documentation, such as travel documentation.Verify supporting documentation attached to claims, invoices and requests for payment submitted by project partners, staff, consultants, suppliers and service providers, resolves queries with local suppliers.Prepare monthly field cash and bank reports and requests cash replenishment.Check the completeness of project financial documentation.Performs any other duties as required.

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