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Finance Officer-Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-01-23 15:51   Accounting / Financial Services   Plateau   69 views
Job Details

Location: Plateau

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

The Finance Officer is responsible for the day-to-day accounting function of the Project.

She/he will be utilizing the appropriate accounting system and following proper accounting procedures to disburse, account for, and report usage of funds.

She/ he will ensure that staff have a strong understanding of all of CRUDAN’s and

Donor’s regulations and policies, especially the core policies such as; Procurement

Policy, Safeguarding Policy, Code of Conduct, Anti-Fraud & corruption and whistleblowing policies.

Processes payments for staff travel advances, ensuring advances are liquidated on time and accurately.

Prepares payment requisition vouchers in support of payments for project activities and suppliers’ invoices confirming such payments are in accordance with the laid down procedures and policies, accurate, complete, adequately supported by all underlying appropriate documents, correctly coded to appropriate expenses and tracking code and project code

Provides support in compiling and submission of the monthly financial reports package for the project

Provides support in compiling and remitting monthly statutory deductions

Maintains petty cash and makes petty cash payments

Makes payments to workshop participants (including travel and meal refunds) as designated by the supervisor

Processes cheques for suppliers and employees

Processes 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.

Keeps track of expenses and other financial transactions, mainly involving expense entry, tracking, and record-keeping

Supports Peachtree data entry

Ensures adequate filing of finance documents

Ensures finance documents are sent promptly to the country office

Performs other duties assigned by the supervisor

Supports the state teams to provide administrative and technical support to thepartners to ensure that all financial documentation and reports are prepared and submitted on a timely basis in line with CRUDAN policies, project agreements, and Tearfund requirements.

In collaboration with the line manager support the training in financial management in accordance with CRUDAN and Tearfund financial management policies

Essential Criteria

Level of Education – B.Sc. / HND or equivalent

Specified Study Area – Finance / Accounts / Other related fields

Minimum of 3 year’s finance experience

Proficient in the use of Peachtree/Sage Accounting software.

Experience in working with partners accountable for grants and other financial support provided to implement project activities, particularly at the community level.

Excellent verbal communication and listening skills.

Language Requirements: Spoken English-Excellent; Written English-Excellent

Must be able to speak at least one local language predominant in that state.

Level of IT Expertise: Excellent (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Professional certificate in accounting and finance

Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)


Accuracy and timeliness in all areas of responsibility

High level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations

Holds self and others accountable

Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates the highest levels of integrity.


Working effectively with team members to achieve common goals

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members,

and external partners

Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to


Designing more effective Finance and admin systems

Willing to take disciplined risks

Future-oriented, thinks pro-actively

Skills & Experience:

Administrative & General Skills

Desirable Criteria:

Good training and facilitation skills (for financial training/support to partners).

Ability to multi-task, engage in long-term planning, meet deadlines, and handle last-

minute demands; exercise patience, and adapt to changing circumstances.

Ability to be creative and proactive; health service improvement is essential.

Understanding of local language(s)

Application Closing Date

26th January, 2024.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: career@crudan.org using the Job Title and Applicant's name as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only applications sent in the required format will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Company Description
Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN) is a Christian, not-for-profit, Non-Governmental Organization, working to ensure that Nigerian communities experience sustained food security, improved household nutrition, economic justice, natural resources management, disaster risks reduction, conflict transformation and humanitarian aid without bias to faith, gender or ethnicity.