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Finance Officer-Saboba

Job Description

The Package

  • The position is based in Saboba with some level of domestic travel.

  • The position comes with an attractive salary package.

  • S/He reports to the Saboba Cluster Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Team Leader to ensure project planning and budgeting work is scheduled to meet the requirements/deadlines by the NO and other relevant stakeholders and into Horizon.

  • Assist programme/project team to ensure programme/project budgets are clear and aligned with project goals and outcomes, by giving due consideration to WVI Finance Policies and donor regulations.

  • Assist Team Leader for budget-related- communication with relevant stakeholders.

  • Determine cash requirements of the programme/project and assist Team Leader for funding request to NO.

Financial partnering–Participate in the financial capacity assessment of potential partners and the partner selection process; assist the partners’ project planning and budgeting; engage in the development of agreements with the partners; and consolidate partners’ budget to WV project budget.

  • Prepare and process bank deposits/withdrawals and petty cash payments.

  • Prepare vouchers and process invoices for payment.

  • Post transactions to general ledger/voucher interface.

  • File accounting related documents for easy retrieval.

  • Financial Partnering –Verify the fund transfer to partners and documentation as per agreements

  • Produce financial reports in response to FFM, local government and donor regulations.

  • Assist programme/project team in preparing budget versus actual variance explanations report.

  • Develop a financial monitoring system, analyzing and share financial reports/ information with the various stakeholders.

  • Identify key donor requirements and communicate to programme/project team.

  • Financial Partnering –Participate in the monitoring of partners’ financial and accounting operations as per agreements, local government, WV requirements and donor regulations; review and analyze partners’ financial reports; and assist necessary amendments on partners’ financial reports.

  • Assist to set up proper internal control system in programme/project team.

  • Promote and practice transparency and integrity for good stewardship of resources.

  • Communicate to appropriate people potential risk observed in the program implementation.

  • Take corrective actions/measures on audit recommendations and regularly monitor progress, in partnership with NO and partner finance departments.

  • Financial Partnering –Work with partners to identify the areas for improvements on internal control systems to carry out the activities as per agreements; and support to develop internal control system/manual as required.

  • Ensure that Partners adhere to financial WV and donor policies, procedures requirements

  • Conduct orientation on finance policies and procedures to newly hired staff.

  • Assess staff financial training needs and deploy a capacity building plan.

  • Work with partners to identify their financial learning needs referring partner financial capacity assessment results.

  • Support financial training and mentorship with partners.

Education / Work Experience / Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree Accounting/Finance preferred / Business Administration -Accounting/Finance or Part 11 of ACCA, CA/CIMA.

  • Good working knowledge in accounting software. Advanced knowledge in MS Excel/Word/PowerPoint.

  • 3 years of professional experience in accounting or HND Accounting Finance with 5 years’ experience

  • Good Analytical Skills

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.