Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Kebbi, Nigeria

Palladium is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Finance and Administration Assistant.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation that works with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure all finances are managed in alignment with the Nigerian government regulations, company and client’s financial policies and procedures
  • Liaise with project team in field office and headquarters to prepare, review and revise project budgets and expenditure forecasts
  • Forecast project expenditures through field office
  • Timely submit field cash requests and manage cash flows in field office
  • Communicate and follow up with relevant suppliers, consultants, vendors, contractors and staff with regards to invoices, payments, advances or finances
  • Reconcile and review invoices for payments
  • Ensure necessary review, deliverables, and approvals before issuing payments
  • Write cheques and issue payments
  • Ensure applicable tax withholding and deductions are taken care of as per the Nigerian laws and regulations
  • Maintain up-to-date bank and petty cash account transaction records and supporting documentations
  • Accurately record all financial transactions in the financial templates provided by headquarters
  • Prepare, review and submit regular field vouchers and financial reports to headquarters, as required
  • Collect bank statements for the bank accounts, review cash book, and reconcile the accounts
  • Review monthly financial reports and inform/update expenditure forecast/budget on regular basis
  • Prepare financial report as necessary and provide necessary financial support to the project
  • Process for applicable tax exemptions and VAT reimbursements during or after procurements in collaboration with the Nigeria compliance manager
  • Assist in end-of-year financial audit, as required
  • Work closely with the operations officer for daily tasks and project management
  • Review recipients’ finance vouchers
  • Process recipients’ invoices and payments

Requirements

  • University degree in Financial Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or a related field
  • Three years, minimum, of work experience in broader finance, accounts and operations management with an international organisation/entity, preferably experience with United States government contract
  • Ability to communicate effectively and excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships at all levels
  • High level of computer literacy (proficiency in MS Excel will be an added advantage)
  • Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
  • Attention to detail
  • Proven experience in managing expenditures within budget

To apply and for more information, click here.

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