Mercy Corps, An International Humanitarian Organization is looking for a suitable candidate to fill a very strategic position within our humanitarian team in Adamawa. We are looking for a motivated individual, who is enthusiastic about the work we do and is looking to work within a dynamic team.
Job Title: Finance Officer
Finance, Accounting, Audit
Stationed in Adamawa under the umbrella of the humanitarian response, the Finance Officer under the direction of the Senior Finance Officer in Gombe and with technical assistance from the finance department in Abuja, will assist in the processing and recording of payment transactions in timely and accurate manner as well as provide financial review and support to the programs. This position requires extensive travel to the field locations in Adamawa state.
For the finance specific role, the Finance Department is responsible for all financial functions including accounting, payments and banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and grant financial management and compliance. The Mercy Corps Finance Department ensures compliance with donor regulations as well as Mercy Corps’ internal policies and procedures. In its role as a support to the Program Department, the Finance Department provides timely reports and assistance to the Country Director and the Program team to ensure that financial resources are used efficiently and effectively.
Three or more years of bookkeeping, accounting and finance. Experience in development sector is desirable.
A degree in accounting or a relevant business field is desirable.
Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel is a must.
Accuracy in the processing of cash transactions, mathematical aptitude and attention to detail
Excellent oral and written English skills
Fluency in Hausa language is needed
Interested Persons should forward CV to firstname.lastname@example.org