Danish Refugee Council
Maiduguri, Borno State
11d ago

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world.

DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance.

It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations.

Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.

DRC has been operating in the West Africa region for over 15 years, running a combination of emergency, livelihood, protection and advocacy programmes through Country Offices (COs) Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and a Regional Office (RO) in Abidjan.

DRC has 17 offices and more than 500 staff members across the WA region.

DRC started operating in Nigeria in 2015 where plans to run a combination of emergency, livelihood, WASH, protection and advocacy programmes has been set.

DRC currently has offices in Abuja, Yola, Mubi, Maiduguri and Yobe.

The position

The Cashier reports to the Snr. Finance Officer in Maiduguri. She / He provide Support in term of field payments and she / he is responsible for archiving all the finance documents.

She / he serves as back up to finance assistance in regard to cashbook entries She / he Works within the financial procedures of DRC, municipal policies and procedures and in compliance with all national acts and legislation.

The Cashier supports the Senior Finance Officer with reports for senior management in country.

Key roles

  • Ensures that all documents are correct before paying;
  • Ensures that payment request / receipts are properly documented
  • Ensures that payments correspond to receipts and payment requests;
  • Ensures that payment requests are duly signed;
  • Ensures that the cash box is ready for inspection at any time;
  • Assists the Field Finance assistant for paying daily hires wages
  • Reports any unbalance
  • File vouchers organized by month as per DRC requirements
  • Cross check the quality and completeness of support documents
  • Highlight any missing documents and communicate to officer
  • Print the monthly cover sheet and attach to related documents
  • Scanning of all financial documents
  • Ensure that the voucher are named and saved as per DRC procedures
  • Any other task assigned by the AM or Snr. Finance Officer.
  • Key Requirements

    Experience and technical competencies :

    Essential :

  • Technical College (Govt. approved) diploma in Finance / Accounting / Commerce / Business Administration
  • At least 1-2 years’ work experience in field of finance / accounting / book keeping in an NGO or the commercial sector.
  • Hands-on experience / skills in MS Excel (experience in working with formulas)
  • Education :

  • University degree in Finance / Accounting / Commerce / Business Administration.
  • Availability : ASAP

  • Salary and conditions : In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;
  • The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws. The employee is responsible for the tax returns.

    How to apply

    The position is for NIGERIAN NATIONALS ONLY.

    Application method

  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
  • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer.
  • Please do not attach any written recommendations.

  • Applications should be addressed to : Recruitment Manager .
  • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered.
  • CV-only applications will not be considered.

    Deadline date. 27th May 2018 Applications sent / received after the deadline will not be considered.

  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.
  • Note : DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.

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