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IFRC Recruitment 2018

IFRC Recruitment 2018

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below in Abuja:

Job Title: Cashier – WC Cluster
Vacancy No: IFRC02164
Location: Abuja
Duration:09 months
Category of Staff: National Staff
Grade: To be determined

Organizational Context

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC or “the Federation”) is the World’s largest volunteer-based humanitarian network. The Federation is a membership organization established by and comprised of its member National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Along with National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Federation is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

The overall aim of the IFRC is” to inspire, encourage, facilitate, and promote at all times all forms of humanitarian activities by National Societies with a view to preventing and alleviating human suffering and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.” It works to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people before, during and after disasters, health emergencies and other crises.

The Federation is served by a Secretariat based in Geneva, with regional and country offices throughout the world. The Secretariat is led by the IFRC Secretary General and provides the central capacity of the International Federation to serve, connect, and represent National Societies. The Secretariat’s focus includes providing support to the IFRC governance mechanisms; setting norms and standards; providing guidance; ensuring consistency; coordination and accountability for performance; knowledge sharing; promoting collaboration within and respect for the RCRC Movement; and expanding engagement with partners.

The Secretariat’s headquarters is organized in three main business groups: (i) Partnerships, including Movement and Membership; (ii) Programs and Operations; and (iii) Management. The Secretariat has five regional office, as follows: Americas (Panama City); Africa (Nairobi); Asia/Pacific (Kuala Lumpur); Europe (Budapest); Middle East and North Africa (Beirut). The Abuja based office is the hub to support West Coast Cluster and has a status agreement with Nigerian government. The position is located in the Finance and Administration Unit.

Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Senior Finance and Administration Officer, the Cashier will provide support to the Senior Finance and Administration Officer unit on treasury services.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Internal Control and Risk Management:

  • Responsible of the Petty cash Custody and payments in line with the office Petty cash Policies and payment memo

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare Journal of provisions Working Advance and input into CODA
  • Run monthly exception reports to support the account closing routine.

Financial Management:

  • Preparation of all bank payments (Working Advances)
  • Prepare payments (PBN) journal and input into CODA
  • Prepare payment (POF) and receipts(ROX) journal and input into CODA
  • Ensure the management of an efficient filing system within the Finance Unit.

Support:

  • Assist in the communication and enforcement of all financial and administration policies and procedures, especially on Treasury related matters
  • Support the monitoring of staff private expenses to ensure refund
  • Support in the Field Returns consolidation (WANS) and input into CODA

Education

  • University Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, or any other relevant fields plus full professional accountancy qualification – Required

Experience:

  • At least 1-3 years in similar positions – Required

Knowledge, skills and languages:

  • Ability to write basic Financial Reports – Required
  • Practical Knowledge of computers (Windows, Spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail) – Required
  • Able to work in a team – Required
  • High degree of integrity, discretion and personal conduct – Required
  • Flexible and Adaptable to changing working conditions – Required
  • Self – motivated, with good judgement and initiative – Required
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines – Required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills – Required
  • Fluency in written and spoken English – Required
  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic) – Preferred

Competencies and values:

  • High degree of integrity, discretion and personal conduct
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing working conditions
  • Self-motivated, proactive with good judgement and initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work in a multicultural team
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
  • Good stress management

Job Title: Administration Officer – WC Cluster
Vacancy No:IFRC02163
Location: Abuja
Duration:09 months
Category of Staff: National Staff

Job Purpose

  • Under the supervision of the Finance and Administration Delegate, the incumbent is responsible for providing high level support to the West Coast Cluster Office on various administrative issues to ensure efficient and effective running of the West Cluster Office on day-to-day operation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Internal Control and Risk Management:

  • Coordinate outsourced functions such as housekeeping, conferencing, gardening and catering to ensure cost effectiveness and service delivery in accordance with agreements
  • keeping track of Lease agreements for the houses, taking note of which leases have expired, need to be renewed, sorting out any issues raised and keeping the records up to date.
  • Ensure that all in-coming international staff are well facilitated, and that they return all equipment, assets and any other property in their possession before they are signed off.
  • Draft and keep up-to-date procedures and guidelines on housing, telephone, travel and other administrative processes as necessary and promote adherence to them.
  • Safeguard contracts signed by the office and service providers.
  • Safeguard fixed assets and maintain a robust and updated asset management register.
  • Coordinate and manage mobile phone bills and telephone lines.
  • Maintain an updated inventory of office stationery.
  • Ensure all utilities are settled in time and there are no service disruptions.
  • Work with security delegate to enhance security in the premises.
  • Work with the security delegate to ensure proper custody of office keys and necessary duplications are being made.
  • Maintain accurate registration of assets and property of the Regional office

Reporting:

  • Prepare monthly reports in relation to telephones, and housing and hand it to the Finance and Administration Delegate
  • Prepare monthly reports in relation to facilities, telephones and housing.

Financial Management:

  • Follow up on payments to avoid service disruption

Monitoring:

  • Oversee management of telephone lines including direct lines and mobile phones, monitoring, monthly costs and liaising with Senior IT/Telecom Officer and Finance in obtaining reports.
  • Ensure that all in-coming international staff are well facilitated to settle in Nairobi and that they return all equipment, assets and any other property in their possession before they are signed off.
  • Processing and monitoring of all the payments originating from the department.

Support:

  • Support for programmes in sourcing and managing workshops, travel, visa and accommodation issues in collaboration with the protocol officer.
  • Work with Finance and all departments to maintain strong Archiving system.

Administration:

  • Provide efficient and timely administrative support to the in office management
  • Oversee the maintenance of office inventory on a regular basis, conduct and finalize overall inventory update
  • Support Finance and Administration Delegate in reviewing and preparing admin procedures
  • Undertake specific projects and activities including responsibility for their planning, delivery and results, as delegated
  • Coordinate outsourced functions such as housekeeping, gardening and catering, ticketing to ensure cost effectiveness and service delivery in accordance to signed agreements.
  • Ensure all required fittings in delegates houses are facilitated procedural, timely and value for money considered at all levels.
  • Manage Abuja Cluster office supplies. promote efficient usage and eliminate waste
  • Ensure that cleanliness is maintained in the office and its environs as well as the organization vehicles.
  • Ensure that proper waste disposal is practiced always.

Requirements
Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Commerce, or any other relevant fields Required

Experience:

  • 3-5 years relevant working experience in administration Required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in driving (manual gears) Required
  • Work experience with other international organisations, large NGOs and/or governmental development agencies, multi-cultural environment Required
  • Previous experience within RCRC Required

Knowledge, skills and languages:

  • Strong communication skills Required
  • Computer Literate Required
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines Required
  • Flexibility Required
  • Accuracy and fine attention to detail Required
  • Organised and self-starter in work prioritising Required
  • Tact and diplomacy Required
  • Excellent customer service Required
  • Fluently spoken and written English Required
  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic) Required

Competencies and values:

  • Communication
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Judgement and decision making
  • NS and Customer Relations
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Building trust

Job Title: Finance and Administration Archivist – WC Cluster
Vacancy No:IFRC02165
Location: Abuja
Duration: 9 months
Category of Staff: National Staff
Grade: To be determined

Organizational Context

  • The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC or “the Federation”) is the World’s largest volunteer-based humanitarian network
  • The Federation is a membership organization established by and comprised of its member National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Along with National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Federation is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • The overall aim of the IFRC is” to inspire, encourage, facilitate, and promote at all times all forms of humanitarian activities by National Societies with a view to preventing and alleviating human suffering and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.” It works to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people before, during and after disasters, health emergencies and other crises
  • The Federation is served by a Secretariat based in Geneva, with regional and country offices throughout the world. The Secretariat is led by the IFRC Secretary General and provides the central capacity of the International Federation to serve, connect, and represent National Societies
  • The Secretariat’s focus includes providing support to the IFRC governance mechanisms; setting norms and standards; providing guidance; ensuring consistency; coordination and accountability for performance; knowledge sharing; promoting collaboration within and respect for the RCRC Movement; and expanding engagement with partners
  • The Secretariat’s headquarters is organized in three main business groups:
    • Partnerships, including Movement and Membership;
    • Programs and Operations; and
    • Management
  • The Secretariat has five regional office, as follows: Americas (Panama City); Africa (Nairobi); Asia/Pacific (Kuala Lumpur); Europe (Budapest); Middle East and North Africa (Beirut)
  • The Abuja based office is the hub to support West Coast Cluster and has a status agreement with Nigerian government. The position is located in the Finance and Administration Unit.

Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Finance Officer, the Finance and Administration Archivist will provide support on administrative services for the archiving of the documents and ensure an efficient and effective filing system of the Finance and Admin Department in Abuja office.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Specific tasks include but are not limited to:

Internal Control and Risk Management:

  • Ensure up to date, efficient and effective filing of all financial and administration documents.
  • Compile and prepare the finance and administration documents for all ongoing month end closure documents.
  • Ensure that after month end all documents are in order and timeously sent to the Dakar Regional office on a monthly basis.
  • Check and ensure completeness, correctness and validity of all the CODA documents on file.
  • Ensure that no finance documents are misplaced and removed from the IFRC Finance files. Maintain a tracking system for all the financial documents within finance department.

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare the monthly CODA documents list checklist

Financial Management:

  • Assist in the payment process to ensure that documents coming into finance for payments (cash and bank payments) are in good order and in respect of the IFRC procedures before the Finance Assistant proceeds with the payments.

Support:

  • Assist in the communication and enforcement of all financial and administration policies and procedures

Education

  • University Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, or any other relevant fields plus full professional accountancy qualification required.

Experience:

  • At least 1-3 years in similar positions required.

Knowledge, Skills and Languages:

  • Ability to write basic Financial Reports Required
  • Practical Knowledge of computers (Windows, Spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail) Required
  • Able to work in a team Required
  • High degree of integrity, discretion and personal conduct Required
  • Flexible and Adaptable to changing working conditions Required
  • Self – motivated, with good judgement and initiative Required
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines Required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills Required
  • Fluency in written and spoken English Required
  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic) Required

Competencies and Values:

  • High degree of integrity, discretion and personal conduct
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing working conditions
  • Self-motivated, proactive with good judgement and initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work in a multicultural team
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
  • Good stress management

Job Title: Office Cleaner – WC Cluster
Vacancy No: IFRC02166
Location: Abuja
Duration: 09 months
Category of Staff: National Staff
Grade: To be determined

Job Purpose

  • Under the direct Supervision and the guidance of the Administration Assistant, the  Office Cleaner will manage the good quality of the working area of all the staff of the WC Cluster office.
  • He/She is responsible for ensuring hygiene in the office: cleanliness of premises and equipment, management and waste incineration, water management and maintenance of the coffee machine.
  • He/She will collaborate with the Administration Assistant for the office cleaning supplies, materials or to make Photocopies if needed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Means necessary to fulfil its responsibilities:

  • Household Individual equipment (boots, overalls / protective clothing, gloves, …)
  • Maintenance equipment (buckets, brooms, brush …)
  • Cleaning products

He/She will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure a daily cleaning of assigned offices and guest residents or any other sites assigned by the Administration Officer.
  • Clean the dust on desks, furniture are clean for staff and Delegates
  • Clean toilets everyday as required and ensure that toilet paper and water and toilets freshener are always available.
  • Clean and empty Baskets and bins as required.
  • Sweep and wash the floor with antiseptic if required
  • Manage the office drinking water and change water bottles and replace them as required.
  • Manage all related to tea or coffee break at the office (take care of the equipment: machine, cup, spoon…) the stock of tea, coffee and sugar and also their storage.
  • Provide monthly list of cleaning materials requirements to the Administration Officer for procurement.

Education

  • High school Diploma Preferred

Experience:

  • 0-2 Years of working in similar position Required

Knowledge, skills and languages:

  • Good knowledge and Familiar with Hygiene, cleaning products  and equipment Required
  • Good Knowledge of housekeeping Standards Required
  • Working experience in Humanitarian environment Preferred
  • Rigorous monitoring of hygiene and disinfection Required
  • Sense of organization Required
  • Being punctual Required
  • Good interpersonal and communication ability Required
  • Fluently spoken and written English Required
  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic) Preferred

Competencies and values:

  • Neat and clean (Good notions of Hygiene) Required

Discreet and Loyal Required

  • Autonomy and Professionalism Required

Job Title: Finance Assistant – NE Operations
Vacancy No: IFRC02161
Location: Abuja
Duration:07 months
Category of Staff: National Staff

Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Senior Finance Officer for the NE Operations, the Finance Assistant will provide support to the Senior Finance and Administration Officer unit on treasury services.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Internal Control and Risk Management:

  • Responsible of the Petty cash Custody and payments in line with the office Petty cash Policies and payment memo

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare Journal of provisions Working Advance and input into CODA
  • Run monthly exception reports to support the account closing routine.

Financial Management:

  • Preparation of all bank payments (Working Advances)
  • Prepare payments (PBN) journal and input into CODA
  • Prepare payment (POF) and receipts(ROX) journal and input into CODA
  • Ensure the management of an efficient filing system within the Finance Unit.

Support:

  • Assist in the communication and enforcement of all financial and administration policies and procedures, especially on Treasury related matters
  • Support the monitoring of staff private expenses to ensure refund
  • Support in the Field Returns consolidation (WANS) and input into CODA

Requirements
Education:

  • University Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, or any other relevant fields plus full professional accountancy qualification

Experience:

  • At least 1-3 years in similar positions

Knowledge, skills and languages:

  • Ability to write basic Financial Reports
  • Practical Knowledge of computers (Windows, Spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail)
  • Able to work in a team
  • High degree of integrity, discretion and personal conduct
  • Flexible and Adaptable to changing working conditions
  • Self – motivated, with good judgement and initiative
  • Able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic) Preferred

Competencies and values:

  • High degree of integrity, discretion and personal conduct
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing working conditions
  • Self-motivated, proactive with good judgement and initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work in a multicultural team
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
  • Good stress management

Job Title: Senior Finance and Adminstration Officer – WC Cluster
Vacancy No: IFRC02162
Location: Abuja
Duration:09 months
Category of Staff: National Staff

Job Purpose

  • Under the supervision of the Finance and Administration Delegate, the incumbent is responsible for providing high level support to the West Coast Cluster Office on financial management issues to ensure efficient and effective running of the West Coast Cluster Office on day-to-day operations.
  • This includes focus on institutional donor funded projects such as ECHO, USAID, EC, SIDA (through Swedish RC) and all the other institutional donor funded projects.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Internal Control and Risk Management:

  • Ensure that all the offices’ bonafide transactions are appropriately processed into CODA using the correct project, account, activity and donor code. Thereafter ensure monthly closure of accounts within  deadlines and the preparation of the office cash request.
  • Coordinate all work that will easily facilitate and enhance successful audit of the regional office operations and programs.
  • Ensure that program advances to the NS are controlled and cleared with acceptable documentation and vouchers. This will involve monitoring and audit trail work from time to time.
  • Perform delegated responsibilities on all financial matters to ensure that internal control is in line and effective as .
  • Ensure proper maintenance of office equipment as well as the provision of office consumables.
  • Be responsible for the finance and administration control environment for the Cluster office.
  • Conduct surprise cash counts to ensure proper cash controls are in place.
  • Support the regional finance and administration manager to review local administration policies and contract negotiation, seeking technical support from the finance analyst.

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare accurate, regular and timely donor financial reports
  • Review and analyze the monthly financial analysis report prepared and take appropriate measures to clear issues of concern.
  • Identify and discuss donor financial reports monthly with the budget holders and program staff and develop a plan of action to address any issues identified
  • Alert program managers on due financial reports and any follow ups that might be  to be done with the national society (NS).
  • Review financial reports submitted by the NS, identify and query any anomalies.

Audit and Compliance:

  • Perform the month end petty cash reconciliation and ensure that the cash account statement is supported by a CODA print out
  • Perform bank reconciliation of all the accounts, check and ensure that all the daily bank register is updated by the cashier
  • Implementation of audit findings for the cluster touching on finance & administration.
  • Be responsible for implementation of all finance & administration policies and procedures in the cluster.
  • Review all documents for compliance check and authorize only if there is full compliance.
  • Support the Regional finance unit (RFU) to oversee the implementation of audit improvement recommendations as and when pointed out.
  • Provide financial management support and advise to budget holders/project managers.

Financial Management:

  • Coordinate all cash requests for the cluster after which consolidate the cash request before onward submission to the regional finance analyst
  • Regularly ensure all program budgets are prioritized in line with available funding and ensure that all budgets and project expenditure approval requests(PEAR) is established.
  • Review the payroll coding and cluster staff and advice the regional finance unit (RFU).
  • Validate the monthly payroll before onward processing for payment.
  • Review and analyze the monthly financial reports and take appropriate measures to clear issues of concern.

Monitoring:

  • Monitor NS advances and ensure timely reporting.
  • Follow up on dormant working advance (WA) by working closely with the NS finance team

Emergency Preparedness and Response:

  • Support in the preparation of emergency and DREF budgets

National Society Development:

  • Support financial development for the NS as and when necessary.
  • Ensure advances to the NS are controlled and cleared with acceptable documentation and vouchers.
  • In consultation with the finance analyst, propose and support NS development initiatives.

Procurement:

  • Conduct 100% check on all cluster procurements and only authorize payment after ensuring compliance to IFRC policies.
  • Alert the finance analyst for any anomalies noted

Requirements
Education:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or any other relevant fields
  • Full professional accountancy qualification (CPA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent and knowledge of accounting soft-wares)

Experience:

  • 7 years’ experience in finance and administration management, accounting, and audit and risks management
  • Previous experience working for the Federation and/or National Society or a comparable International organisation Preferred
  • Experience in managing and developing teams
  • Practical knowledge of computers (Windows, spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail, Accounting and Financial software)
  • Experience in setting up and/or rolling out systems to enhance Administrative processes
  • Experience in training financial and non-financial staff on financial matters
  • Experience in writing narrative and Financial reports
  • Strong communication and administrative skills specifically, in office management

Knowledge, skills and languages:

  • High degree of integrity, discretion and personal conduct
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing working conditions
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent staff management skills
  • Self-Motivated, proactive with good judgement and initiative
  • Fluently spoken and written English
  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic) Preferred

Competencies and values:

  • High level of attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Sensitive to cultural diversity
  • Excellent staff management skills
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with good judgement and initiative

Job Title: Senior Finance and Administration Officer – NE Operations
Vacancy No:IFRC02160
Location: Abuja
Duration: 7 months
Category of Staff: National Staff
Grade: To be determined

Organizational Context

  • The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC or “the Federation”) is the World’s largest volunteer-based humanitarian network
  • The Federation is a membership organization established by and comprised of its member National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Along with National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Federation is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • The overall aim of the IFRC is” to inspire, encourage, facilitate, and promote at all times all forms of humanitarian activities by National Societies with a view to preventing and alleviating human suffering and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.” It works to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people before, during and after disasters, health emergencies and other crises
  • The Federation is served by a Secretariat based in Geneva, with regional and country offices throughout the world. The Secretariat is led by the IFRC Secretary General and provides the central capacity of the International Federation to serve, connect, and represent National Societies
  • The Secretariat’s focus includes providing support to the IFRC governance mechanisms; setting norms and standards; providing guidance; ensuring consistency; coordination and accountability for performance; knowledge sharing; promoting collaboration within and respect for the RCRC Movement; and expanding engagement with partners
  • The Secretariat’s headquarters is organized in three main business groups:
    • Partnerships, including Movement and Membership;
    • Programs and Operations; and
    • Management
  • The Secretariat has five regional office, as follows: Americas (Panama City); Africa (Nairobi); Asia/Pacific (Kuala Lumpur); Europe (Budapest); Middle East and North Africa (Beirut)
  • The Abuja based office is the hub to support West Coast Cluster and has a status agreement with Nigerian government. The position is located in the Finance and Administration Unit.

Job Purpose

  • Under the supervision of the Finance and Administration Delegate, the incumbent is responsible for providing high level support to the North East Complex Crisis project on financial management issues to ensure efficient and effective running of the day-to-day operations and review the accounts and financial management of the North East Complex Crisis project.
  • Act as Programme Accountant working directly with Programme teams.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Internal Control and Risk Management:

  • Run the verification and input of suppliers’ invoices into CODA.
  • Processing of National Societies financial returns into the financial information system.
  • Ensure strong control on Bank accounts (Signatories /update/balances and Bank reconciliations)
  • Ensure efficient cash forecasting for allocated project codes through attending departmental planning meetings, assisting and reviewing appeal and operational budgets and acting as advisory.
  • Work closely with national society staff to ensure that expenditure is booked into correct budget lines.
  • Ensure that expenditure incurred is in full compliance with the Federation Financial and procurement procedures.
  • Ensure Daily CODA Input of Supplier invoices.
  • Ensure DSA timely preparation.

Financial Reporting:

  • Support Budget preparation and Budget Revisions
  • Ensure Production of Donors Financial report to PMER/PRDD
  • Ensure that the Nigerian Red Cross Society staff are aware and adhere to the donor funding and financial reporting requirements.
  • Periodically generate reports that will assist programme managers monitor project expenditures and balances.
  • Prepare financial management reports and update regularly on the donor and PNSs funding for the regional framework
  • Ensure timely working advance report input to CODA supported by the required documentation

Audit and Compliance:

  • Review the bank reconciliations statements for the ECO Bank
  • Review the cash reconciliation and petty cash accounts for the Yola and Damaturu Offices
  • Ensure monthly reconciliation of Nigerian Red Cross Societies Working advance accounts
  • Act as a focal point and ensure monthly reconciliation of all the balance sheet National Society and IFRC staff working advance accounts for the North East Complex Crisis project
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly close of the above accounts. This involves reconciliation of various accounts and ensuring compliance with the organization Finance procedures.

Financial Management:

  • Ensure timeous and correct processing of both online and cheque payments for all transactions relating to the North East Complex Crisis
  • Review (CODA excel and physical documentation) of Petty Cash transactions for the Yola and Damaturu offices
  • Input of Petty Cash transactions for the Yola and Damaturu offices into CODA INTRAY on a weekly daily basis.

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Monitoring:

  • Monitor the reconciliation of employee working/Travel advance accounts for the project
  • Monitor accounts to ensure proper coding
  • Check expenditure and documentation to ensure compliance with donor financial requirements and in line with audit recommendations.

Support:

  • Support, train and assist programme departments in the production of financial reports to donors. Validate all reports prior to submission and assist programme departments in all areas of financial matters regarding donors.

Procurement:

  • Support tender committee -Review of Supplier listsSupport pre-qualification exercise. Verification of contracts.

Administration:

  • Assist in the communication and enforcement of all financial policies and procedures as well as the improvement of areas identified.

Education

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting or Finance management Required

Experience:

  • At least 5 years in similar positions Required
  • Previous experience in managing ECHO/USAID/EC grants Required
  • Previous experience working at the Federation Delegation, ICRC and/or National Society will be an added advantage Preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Languages:

  • Proficient computer skills Required
  • Broad understanding of Red Cross/Red Crescent activities Required
  • Fluency in written and spoken English Required.

Competencies and Values:

  • High degree of integrity, discretion and personal conduct Required
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing working conditions Required
  • Self-motivated, proactive with good judgement and initiative Required
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills Required
  • Ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and work under pressure Required
  • Sensitive to diversity Required
  • Attention to detail Required
  • Able to work in a multicultural team Required
  • Good inter-personal skills Required
  • Able to work under minimum supervision Required
  • Good stress management Required

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline: 28th March, 2018.

Note: The Federation is an equal opportunity employer.

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