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Maiduguri

    Finance & Compliance Officer - Borno, Nigeria - Mercy Corps

    Mercy Corps
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    Full time
    Description

    Location: Bama, Borno State.

    General Position Summary

    Working in the Finance Department under the direction of the Senior Roving Finance Officer, the Finance & Compliance Officer will assist the Bama office to ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial and accounting records and will have primary responsibility for managing the monthly accounting cycle and the routine daily accounting tasks and payments. The Finance and Compliance Officer will assist in reviewing and analyzing records, reports, and management practices to ensure adequate internal controls are in place to mitigate risks in compliance with laws, regulations, donor requirements and Mercy Corps policies and procedures.

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    • Assist the Senior Finance Officer to enhance the efficiency of the existing control system and ensure any identified compliance gaps are corrected.
    • Enter transactions into the accounting software accurately.
    • Ensure the accuracy of all Navigator recorded transactions by following Navigator entry procedures and by referencing coding against standard chart of accounts and coded budgets.
    • Performs AAM review of transactions with supporting documentations within the direct purchase threshold matrix.
    • Prepare and reconcile the banks and cash accounts.
    • Ensure compliance with GAAPs standard accounting practices.
    • Daily print out of payment vouchers for onward attachment to supporting documents by the archivist.
    • Ensure proper archiving of all documents.
    • Maintain the field AAM file with up-to-date signature specimen.
    • Give maximum support towards successful month and year end process.
    • Always imbibe the culture of audit readiness.
    • Make sure all income taxes, withholding taxes, VAT and other taxes are withheld and paid accordingly
    • Recognize opportunities for innovative action and create an environment where alternative viewpoints are welcomed.
    • Set direction by prioritizing and organizing actions & resources to achieve objectives and contribute to countrywide strategy development.
    • Assist in the training of support and program staff on Finance related matters and give any financial operational support needed.
    • Submit accurate and timely financial reports to Maiduguri on a weekly and monthly basis and follow up with other departments for any corrective actions required.
    • Ensure document safeguarding and proper archiving.
    • Prepare Voucher Reconciliation Activities Reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
    • Be adaptable and flexible to take new tasks and new assignments as requested from time to time.
    • Any other duties assign by the supervisor or designee.

    Security

    • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
    • Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.

    Organizational Learning

    As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

    Accountability to Beneficiaries

    Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

    Supervisory Responsibility

    None

    Accountability

    Reports Directly To: Senior Finance Officer

    Works Directly With: Finance and Compliance department, Program, and Operational teams in Norther East Nigeria.

    Knowledge and Experience

    • Two or more years of finance and accounting experience is required.
    • A university degree in finance, accounting or equivalent is required.
    • Two years' experience in the finance and compliance department of an international NGO is preferred.
    • Demonstrated competency with computerized general ledger software.
    • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
    • Prior management experience and strong organizational skills.
    • Excellent oral and written English skills.
    • Fluency in Hausa and local languages is preferred.


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