Organization: Mercy USA for Aid and Development
Position: Finance Officer
Reports To: Finance Coordinator
Nature and Scope of the Position: The position reports to the Finance Coordinator.
· Ensure all accounting records and supporting documentation for all financial transactions is maintained in a systematic order and in safe and secure conditions in the field office.
· Responsible to prepare Financial Reports for Mercy USA implemented programs, OFDA and UNICEF projects and any other donor where applicable
· Maintain accurate and effective financial controls on all transactions.
· Maintain effective control over cash and bank, and ensure that cash in hand and bank reconcile with accounting records.
· Ensure that field office funds are adequately managed.
· Prepare, Administer monthly payrolls ( where applicable)
· Ensure all Finances distributed to staff for program activities are properly accounted and cash
· Prepare scheduled and project financial and grants budgets and financial reports thereof and submit to Regional office within set deadlines;
· Monitor the project cash flow, follow up on transfers with Regional Office and maintain updated bank records;
· Maintain appropriate financial filing system;
· To be responsible for and supervise all persons reporting to him employed by the Employer and to ensure that all such employees carry out their duties diligently at all times
· Oversee petty cash, prepare Petty cash vouchers, keep cash book, prepare replenishment requests top ups and maintain established petty cash level
· Degree in the specified field- Finance, Accounts
· Professional qualification will be an added advantage
· 2 years in similar position
Work related skills
· Good organizational skills
· Aggressive and Result Oriented
· Able to meet set target on a monthly basis
· Able to meet deadlines
· Ability to work under pressure
· Team player
· Strong interpersonal skills
· Strong customer relation skills
How to Apply
The position will close 6th December 2016, the incumbents should send their Resume and cover letters or motivational letters to firstname.lastname@example.org.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted