INTRODUCTION : -
Finance & Administration (F&A) Officer job opportunity is available at Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) for individuals who possess Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
The Finance & Administration (F&A) Officer will be responsible for overseeing all financial project management, as well as general office services.
The F&A Officer will be responsible for maintaining financial integrity, preparing all financial reports efficiently in accordance with relevant financial reporting standards.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -
Manage the accounting, finance, and administration components of programs, including petty cash funds and field office finance, accounting, and administrative activities;
Establish program financial management systems, procedures and controls to ensure consistency with donor requirements;
Coordinate monthly requests for funds to ensure the project has all necessary funds for operations, and coordinate and oversee program tendering and procurement activities;
Advise project staff on financial health through the provision of regular and timely financial expenditure reports;
Review and approve all vouchers prepared (disbursement, receipt, and general journal vouchers) for expenditures and ensure that expenses are reasonable, allowable, and allocable to the project;
Maintain financial controls and procedures for the management of funds;
Supervise project staff, consultants, and partners working in finance and administration for the project;
Produce budget projections, analysis, and reports for review and action by the Project Manager and ED;
Manage financial files and support annual audits.
Other duties as assigned.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -
The ideal candidate should have;
Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field strongly preferred
At least 7years finance experience in donor funded projects.
Skills / Competencies :
Strong management, communication, and negotiation skills, and the ability to collect data from multiple partners
Knowledge of local financial and accounting systems preferred.
Knowledge of donor regulations, policies, and procedures and familiarity with grants management.