Senior Finance / Account Officer at Lindii Peace Foundation (LPF)

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  • Maiduguri, Borno, Lindii Peace Foundation (LPF) View on Map
  • Post Date : September 28, 2023
  • Apply Before : October 10, 2023
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  • Job ID 33036
  • Experience See Job Description
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

Lindii Peace Foundation (LPF) is a nonprofit non-governmental organization established in Nigeria with the aim to improve the lives of people through effective and efficient Humanitarian and Developmental assistance within communities affected by poverty, natural disasters, war, and other conflicts. Through international and national networking, LPF provided humanitarian and developmental assistance to individuals, families, schools, Hospitals, and communities in states within Nigeria regardless of their ethnicity, political and religious affiliation. LPF essentially implements multi-sectoral humanitarian activities majoring in Protection and Nutrition mainstreamed Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) interventions. Other activities include stand-alone Programmes on Nutrition, Protection, Food Security and livelihood, Education, and Cross-Sectoral areas.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Finance / Account Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Contract

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Financial Management:

  • Support the creation of organizational forecasts.
  • Prepare a monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Support in the development of monthly and yearly financial reports for submission to the Executive Director.
  • Support the auditing of the organization account by an appointed external auditor on an annual basis.
  • Support quarterly organizational internal audits for State Finance and Administration Operations.
  • Develop and process organization payroll.

Organizational Management:

  • Support the development of the organization and donor’s budget.
  • Provide technical support and supervision to the finance assistants.
  • Support accounting financial management tools in line with organization priorities annually.
  • Support in the preparation of the organization’s budget.
  • Act on behalf of the team leader, finance, and admin where and when necessary.
  • Collect and Collate all Fund Requests from State Team
  • Responsible for all Bank Deposits and Withdrawals Including Transfers
  • Maintain and Issue Receipts and Cheques
  • Make Payment to Vendors and Meeting Participants
  • Responsible for the Keep of Financial Files and Records
  • Prepares Bank Reconciliation Statement
  • Ensure Prompt Remittance of Statutory Deductions
  • Update the Project Fixed Assets Registered Regularly
  • Prepare Payment Requests and Vouchers
  • Prepare Statutory Financial Reports as Fall Dues
  • Supervise proper Keeping of Petty Cash Boxes and Records
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within a reasonable level of skills and experience.
  • Understanding of NGO principles and practices.
  • Proficient in the use of accounting software systems
  • Strong Organizational, Planning, and Prioritization Skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Relationship Skill
  • Excellent Skills in Oral and Written Communication in Both English And Hausa Languages
  • Ability to Work in A Multi-cultural Team Environment
  • Knowledge or Experience in Any Finance Program, Strong Quantitative and Qualitative
  • Research Skills Are Advantages.

Required Qualification and Skills

  • Applicants must have a minimum of University Degree / HND in Accounting, Banking and Finance or any related field of discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience.
  • Possessing professional qualification like ICAN is an added advantage

Application Closing Date
10th October, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover Letter as a single file by email to: hr@lindiipeacefoundation.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • For an application to be valid, responsive references/referees should be captured in the application with full and accessible contact information/details.
  • Only applicants who scale through the prerequisite conditions will be invited for interview.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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