Roving Finance Assistant at CARE International

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CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Roving Finance Assistant

Location: Yobe
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • CARE is looking for a Roving Finance Assistant that will contribute to achieving it’s goals.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Payment to beneficiaries/participants after trainings in field locations
  • Payment to volunteers in field locations
  • Record all accruals in the GL module of PeopleSoft.
  • Ensure all adjustments are recorded in the system on time.
  • Petty cash uploads are properly recorded in the system with the correct charging details.
  • Month end entries are done timely.
  • Perform all treasury management duties in the sub office
  • Record all deposits received in the sub office timely.
  • Manage the sub office cash to maximize gains and minimize losses
  • Participate in the internal control and review of the sub office books and accounts:
  • Prepare monthly sub ledgers for balance sheet account and prepare appropriate correction.
  • Review Travel Expense Reports (TERs) of staff and other project advances before they are posted in the system.
  • Assist Logistics Officer to reconcile the sub office Inventories with the asset account
  • Ensure timely preparation of month end and other reports
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Job Experience
Qualifications:

  • Minimum of First degree in Finance & Accounting or equivalent experience or a combination of education and work experience.
  • Familiarity with basic finance or accounting practices will be an added advantage.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the CARE’s values and ethical standards
  • Good understanding of CARE business, operational environment and its program participants and donors
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to remain calm, in control and good humor even under pressure
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook (or similar software); Good knowledge of Administrative systems, practice, policies and procedures.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa is required.
  • Familiar with donor rules and regulations (EU, USAID, ECHO, CIDA etc.)
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from varied backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.
  • Strong level of initiative to provide independent follow through on processing issues and concerns.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities,
  • Ability to demonstrate openness to change and ability to manage complexities
  • Ability to promote integrity and business ethics; demonstrate mature judgment, trust and open communication.
  • Ability to ensure effective team work, collaborative behavior and build team spirit
  • Ability to develop collaborative and harmonious relationship with external partners and clients at the senior level.
  • Proficient in the use of computer applications and systems
  • Previous experience working with an INGO or a Development organization.
  • Excellent analytical skill, good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and work without supervision
  • Ability to multitask and work within deadlines.

Application Closing Date
14th July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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