(1) Ensure timely and appropriate cash flows,
transaction journals, matched with the operational
needs of the state office and budget forecasts, and
in line with SC policies, WINNN, Life Step, CGPP &
(2) Manage the electronic spreadsheet/format for
receiving and disbursing funds; coordinate the
preparation and timely submission of monthly
financial reports and other reports to Abuja as
required. Ensure accurate keeping of account books
(electronic and paper) for the state office.
(3) Ensure that timely and accurate information is
generated and disseminated accordingly to the
project team, to inform activity planning and
(4) Process all banking activities in the state office,
ensuring that bank account records are accurately
maintained, and that bank statements are obtained
on a timely basis.
(5) Process all payments (cheque and/or cash) to
vendors, service providers, and partners in line with
SC policies requirements. Ensure all financial
transactions in the state office are appropriately
approved, authorised and administered, in line with
SC, WINNN, Life Step, CGPP & GATES policies.
(6) Maintain the office cash box and disburse cash
payments. Ensure weekly cash counts are done and
properly documented by non-finance staff.
Facilitate statutory payments to the relevant
authorities such as PAYE, WHT, and pension
deduction and ensure adequate documentation is
kept in the office.
(7) Conduct state level finance induction for all new
staff on finance policies, systems and procedure.
Support the state teams to provide administrative
and technical support to the partners to ensure that
all financial documentation and reports are prepared
and submitted on a timely basis in line with SC
policies, project agreements.
(8) In collaboration with the line manager support the
training in financial management in accordance with
SC’s financial management policies.
(9) Work with the state team to establish basic
systems/procedures for state office support
functions, such as: communications, documentation,
records and file-keeping, publications, training
resources and informational materials, inventories
for office supplies and equipment, etc.
(10) Provide support in coordinating all state-level
procurement activities, basic administrative
functions, and asset/property management in line
with SC policies and liaise with other external
stakeholders as needed.
Required Qualification and Skills
(A) Level of Education – B.Sc, B.Tech /HND or
(B) Specified Study Area – Finance / Accounts /
(C) Experience in working with an INGO or partners
accountable for grants and other financial support
provided to implement project activities, particularly
at community level.
(D) Excellent verbal communication and listening skills.
Language Requirements: Spoken English-Excellent;
(E) Must be able to speak at least one local language
predominant in that state (Hausa).
(F) 5 years’ experience working in Northern Nigeria and
familiar with the terrain, a plus
(G) Level of IT and Enterprise Resource Planning
Systems (ERP)- AGGRESSO, SAP, PRISM, GLACOS
(H) Excellent using MS Office applications (Word, Excel,
(I) Professional certificate in accounting and finance –
ACCA, ICAN or NAN
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