Fresh Vacancy at IRC

Company Description
International Rescue Committee-Nigeria is confronted with many challenges that affect its human security and development [1] including: political corruption, conflict, climate change, poverty and weak governance.  With a population of over 160 million, Nigeria is Africa's most populous country and accounts for 47% of West Africa’s population.  Despite its middle income status, Nigeria possesses a stark dichotomy of wealth and poverty.  Although the country is rich in natural resources - the 6th largest producer of oil in OPEC, its economy cannot meet the basic needs of the people.

Job Title: Finance Controller

Job Description
The Financial Controller has overall policy and management responsibility for the finance and accounting functions for the country program. The Finance Controller’s responsibilities include general controller ship, staff training, management, treasury and budget functions.
Ensures that all policies and procedures are in compliance with IRC and funding source policies, procedures, and requirements.
As required establishes finance and supporting function policies, systems and procedures, and directs or performs their development, documentation, and implementation.
Manages the finance department activities and schedules to meet the financial reporting requirements and deadlines specified by New York and donors.
Identify requirements for and develop reporting formats to aid in the management of country operations and grant expenditures.
Provides country management and program staff with monthly actual-to-budget expenditure reports and analysis for all grants and unrestricted funds.
Ensure that on a monthly basis balance sheet reconciliations are completed on a timely basis and those final reconciliations and trial balances are reviewed with the Country Director.
Closely monitors all financial activities, and keeps the Country Director advised of all situations which have the potential for a negative impact on internal controls or financial performance.
Directs the preparation of, and approves all donor financial reports in respect to accounting, legal and contractual requirements and ensures the review of such reports by the Country Director and Regional Controller prior to submission

Job Qualification

Job Experience
5 years

Job Location 

Method of Application

Application Closing Date
21 March 2016

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