Save the Children Nigeria Job

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Save the Children Nigeria Job
Save the Children Nigeria Recruitment is to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Job Identification: 2399
Location: Abuja
Job Schedule: Full time
Team / Programme: Finance
Job Category: Finance
Grade: 5
Reports to: Finance Coordinator
Staff reporting to this post: None
Contract Lenght: Open ended

Key Areas of Accountabilities
Cash Management:

  • Ensure proper supporting documentation and authorization before writing of payment vouchers in line with SCI financial procedures.
  • Writing of Cheques as approved by relevant budget holders.
  • Maintain proper filing and easy retrieval of finance documentation.
  • Perform Bank related activities (Pick up Bank Statements, collect office running cash)
  • Ensure weekly and month-end cash counts are carried out.
  • Payment of participants and other SCI cash payments out of the office
  • Cash Reconciliation General Ledger Offline spreadsheet for country office and all field offices
  • Maintain optimum cash balances and advises the Finance Officer for cash replenishment (including emergencies)
  • Conduct weekly or month-end cash count

Statutory Remittances:

  • Registration of approved invoices in Agresso system
  • Preparing Tax, NHF, and Pension payment schedules and cheques to be remitted to the Tax authorities and the various pensions’ administrators.
  • Reconciliation for assigned balance sheet accounts.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor or line manager.

Audit and Archiving:

  • Assist during audit to retrieve all relevant documents for audit exercise.
  • Assist others requiring information on transactions to retrieve relevant payment vouchers and documentation for their use.
  • Lead on archiving of documents

Working Contacts:

  • Internal: All budget-holders, in particular the CD and other SMT members.
  • External: Auditors, Bank, Government bodies, include regulatory agencies.

Behaviours(Values in Practice)

  • holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling Save the Children values
  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • future-orientated thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members, and external partners, and supporters
  • values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • approachable, good listener, and easy to talk to.


  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • willing to take disciplined risks.


  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity


  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent in Accounting
  • Qualified or working towards professional qualifications.

Experience and Skills:

  • 2 years experience in INGO or/and 1-year audit or accountancy work experience
  • Attention to Detail.

Application Closing Date
1st August, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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