Finance & Administration Officer At The Population Council
The Population Council
Port Harcourt
1d ago
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Job Details

Job Title : Finance & Administration Officer

Job Descriptions

  • This position provides support primarily to the Director of Finance & Administration, Abuja office, Nigeria in carrying out the day to day financial management of the CHRC in Rivers.
  • This includes budgeting, financial reporting, professional documentation, tracking and monitoring of all projects implemented in the Rivers office;
  • ensuring compliance to donor’s and Population Council’s Policies; keeping accurate financial records, professional documentation, timely liquidation, and controls Council’s assets.

  • This position must confidentially handle all financial and program documents and seek guidance from the Director of Finance and Administration on matters relating to confidentiality of information.
  • Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Senior Financial Accountant and Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) in managing the accurate and timely preparation of the office’s monthly expenditure report.
  • Provide support to staff and partners on budget, finance and audit needs for seamless projects implementation and reporting.
  • Document in a professional manner, all financial related activities of the office.
  • Ensure timely payments to vendors and liquidation of advances.
  • Provide daily update of the accounting software with all payments and receipts.
  • Manage petty cash disbursement and reconciliation.
  • Ensure compliance to donors and Population Council’s policies.
  • Support the DFA to Represent the Council to local accounting firms, bankers, auditors, Rivers State Board of Internal Revenue and Federal Inland Revenue Service.
  • Collaborate with the Abuja based Finance staff to ensure timely remittance of Rivers state staff PAYE and WHT; Update of staff records with the remittance and issuance of credit notes to the vendors for remitted WHT.
  • Ensure daily preparation of vouchers for payment
  • Provide financial support during all program activities; participants reimbursement and hotel bills reconciliation.
  • Liaise with Admin / Logistics Unit in procurement; inventory, storage, update of asset register and ensure proper usage of procured items and other office assets.
  • Supervise the project expediter and use of office vehicles, ensure proper usage of fuel coupon and vehicle logbook.
  • Other work-related tasks assigned by Director of Finance and Administration and Project Manager towards the achievement of the strategic priorities of the Council.
  • Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher Diploma in Accountancy.
  • Two years of working experience in the fields of Audit, Finance, Grants, Contracts and Accounts
  • Professional Membership in ICAN, ACCA or ANAN.
  • Computer Literacy in Micro soft office and accounting software.
  • Proven interpersonal relation skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Positive attitude towards issues of development in general and reproductive health in particular.
  • Ability to interact in cross- cultural setting with ease.
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