• Finance Officer at ​Premiere Urgence Internationale

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    Date Posted: 2021-05-11

    Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. We are hiring a Finance Officer in Abuja (FCT).

    General Objective

    • Under the line management of the Deputy Finance Coordinator, the Finance officer assists the Deputy Finance Coordinator in all the activities related to finance and cash management.

    Tasks / Responsibilities
    Treasury & Cash Followup:

    • Control the management of the petty cash
    • Ensure that the daily physical inventory of the petty cash is accurate, and report any discrepancies to his/her line manager
    • Ensure availability of cash at coordination level and forecast any cash issue
    • Prepare the weekly cash forecast and request at the coordination level
    • Prepare and validate any checks done at the coordination level
    • Monitor due dates for payments of contracts
    • Followup with regular payments
    • Guarantee security of the cash and confidentiality of information
    • Finance & Accounting Management
    • Check, before recording any entry, that the invoices are compliant with PUI’s regulations and procedures
    • Record all expenses made through the bank in the excel books on a daily basis, and properly fill in the information needed (date, accounting code, project, budget code, etc.)
    • Monitor the voucher process, and the quality of archiving of the invoices, as per the donor’s rules and regulations
    • Guarantee the quality of the archiving process at the coordination level
    • Consolidate and check the accuracy of data of coordination accountancy
    • Prepare the monthly accounting closure for the coordination
    • Participate in the consolidation of budget followups
    • Prepare the weekly financial forecast of the coordination, compile it, and send it to the Finance Coordinator for validation
    • Collect all invoices exempted from the VAT
    • Issue a monthly With Holding Tax report
    • Prepare the bank reconciliation at the end of each month
    • Prepare the annual closing documents for the coordination
    • Prepare the external audit visits (donor and coordination visits)
    • Capacity Building
    • When required, provide support to the finance team of the different bases
    • When requested, support the finance coordinator in finance staff recruitment
    • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs. The employee could be requested to perform other tasks as his/her line manager may judge necessary.

    Priorities of the Department:

    • To follow in a timely manner the monthly accountancy calendar
    • To Implement successfully bank payment to reduce cash payment as much as possible
    • To ensure the accountancy hard copies quality

    Mandatory Requirements

    • Language skills: Fluent in English and Hausa, Kanuri is appreciated
    • Education degree: University degree in Finance, Accounting, or another relevant degree
    • Work experience: Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar field (NGOs/private companies)
    • Knowledge and skills: Good analytical and writing skills
    • Computer skills: Good knowledge of MS office software including Word, Outlook. Excellent in Excel


    • Strong motivation to help people in need
    • Accounting and finance

    Transversal Skills:

    • Well organized
    • Ability to take initiative to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work
    • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
    • Autonomy, neutrality, hard worker
    • Team Management
    • Able to manage stress and pressure.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should apply on or before 17th May, 2021 by 4:00 pm.

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