Finance Assistant at Cuso International

Cuso International is a development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors.A world where all people are able to realize their potential, develop their skills and participate fully in society.Working in inclusive partnerships to eradicate poverty through equitable and sustainable development.

Job Title: Finance Assistant – Account Payable

Responsibilities 

Financial Transactions
  • Managing payments to staff, volunteers, vendors and partners, including remitting all statutory payments and ensuring all payments are credited accordingly.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate petty cash records and vouchers according to petty cash limit with appropriate approval and within policy guidelines.
  • Making cheque and cash deposits into bank accounts and documenting all necessary evidence.
  • Stamp “PAID” on all vouchers and maintain vouchers filing in a chronological order; arrange all documents in an orderly manner in the filing cabinet.
  • Keep safe all cash-in-hand according to Cuso International cash procedure.
  • Assist operations staff in the preparation of annual budgets.
  • Assist new staff to open bank accounts and resolve official issues with staff and vendors at the bank.
  • Ensure that all staff and volunteer timesheet are correctly filled, submitted on time and filed by the 5th working day of the new month.

Qualifications
Financial Administration

  • Relevant accounting qualification (ICAN Skills Level) or/and diploma (B.Sc./HND) with at least two (3) years relevant working experience in an office environment assisting with financial duties.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Nigerian taxation processes
  • Experience of working with financial/accounting software - SAGE and Quickbook and advanced working knowledge of MS excel.
  • Proven ability to create accurate and clear financial analysis and review reports.
  • Strong attention to detail, including the ability to identify, resolve and correct errors
  • Proven record of providing good customer service to internal and external clients
  • Ability to manage time and tight deadlines and working effectively under pressure
  • Ability to maintain integrity and confidentiality of financial information.

Location: Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

Closing Date
8th January, 2017

How to Apply

  • Your application must be forwarded to hr.westafrica@cusointernational.org, with the competition number: FAAP-2017-03 clearly marked as the subject. 
  • Applications must be received by January 8, 2017, 11:59 pm EST. No late applications will be considered. 
  • Your resume, including the cover letter must not be longer than 4 pages in length.
  • To be considered, your résumé and cover letter should demonstrate that all of the essential qualifications are met. 
  • Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

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