Vacancy for Common Services Officer (Finance) at Deputy High Commission of Canada (LAGOS)

Job Ref: 3608Job Title: Common Services OfficerSalary: NGN 10,338,250 gross per annumVacancy type: Term/IndeterminateTerm Details: This position is a LES (Locally Engaged Staff) position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in Nigeria.Level: OfficerClassification: LE-07Location: Lagos, NigeriaClosing date for applications:27-09-2019 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1 Summary of position:The Common Services Officer, under the direction of the Management Counsellor, ensures the implementation of program objectives and functionally supervises the Embassy’s administrative functions, including finance and human resources. The incumbent directly plans and administers the Embassy’s budget, contracting and projects, as well as conducts research and analysis to advise Management on financial matters. The incumbent is responsible for the management and oversight of the budget, the monitoring of expenditure trends, the financial position report (FINSTAT) of the mission, the preparation of the regular forecasts and the annual budgets for part or all of the common services. The incumbent of the position also provides for the mission the provision of financial services, as well as those for payroll and procurement. He or she provides guidance and support services to a diverse clientele on issues related to the Government of Canada’s financial policy. They will also identify improvements to the mission's financial procedures, guidelines and systems and apply them. The Common Services Officer is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the mission's financial system and professional relationship with the mission’s bank, other financial institutions, local government agencies and other diplomatic missions.He or she will research and write reports and summaries of information as required; maintains statistics for the purpose of analysing and improving the overall effectiveness of administrative methods and procedures; and provides guidance on information management methods, practices and procedures to ensure compliance with the requirements.Only online applications will be reviewed. For information visit the provided links.English -  -

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