Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research Finance Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research Finance Officer Jobs in Nigeria


The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research - An indigenous, non-profit organization registered in Nigeria in 2010 to promote best practices in health care delivery, medical training and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening.

CCCRN implements projects through a team of experienced health and allied professionals that include clinicians, laboratorians, community workers and health information specialists.

CCCRN has established footprints in 14 states of Nigeria with offices in Abuja and Benue, where it has implemented quality public health initiatives and contributed to the global knowledge of effective health solutions in Nigeria.

CCCRN is the recipient of the Integrated Child Health and Social Service Award (ICHSSA) to increase access to high-quality comprehensive services and strengthen the capacity of families and communities living in target communities to care for and protect the children in their care.

The project is implemented in 31 Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State and in 7 LGAs of Cross River State.

We require qualified candidates to fill the under-listed position through an external recruitment process:

Job Title: Finance Officer

Location: Calabar, Cross River

Project Summary

The USAID/Nigeria funded Integrated Child Health and Social Service Award (ICHSSA) is to ensure that Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) are cared for, and protected by their households, communities, and local and state government to reduce their vulnerability to HIV.

CCCRN urgently require the service of skilled, competent, and seasoned specialist in the field of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) program who understands the recent development in PEPFAR programming for Children and households susceptible to HIV.

Job Description

The Finance Officer is responsible for managing the region or assigned accounts and Operations with safeguarding the assets (financial and physical) of Organization and ultimately the donor against fraud, loss or misuse.

In collaboration with the Finance and Account Manager, carryout the following responsibilities:

  • Review bank vouchers and prepare expense pre accounting requests
  • Prepare and verify salaries cost allocations and other cost allocations
  • Prepare, Check and verify the accuracy of bank reconciliations
  • Carry out payment / activities request review
  • Reviews and approves payment
  • Ensures the effectiveness of approvals.
  • Properly code all transactions.
  • Control and enter all expenses from the petty cash,
  • Blank cheque custody cheque preparation
  • Uploading approval from the Procurement / other Finance Team
  • Cheques raised and signed by approved signatories.
  • Bank voucher preparation
  • Cash tracking of incoming and outgoing transactions.
  • Petty cash custody & reconciliation
  • Accrual statements management
  • Prepaid statements management
  • QB data entry (Payment & Retirement)
  • Review of retirements
  • Supplier withholding tax statements
  • Supplier withholding tax payments
  • Office Tax compliance
  • Donor Budget preparation & monitoring
  • Preparation and submission of Month end reporting package
  • External audit preparation & follow up
  • CCCRN region Budget preparation
  • Payment of expenses, including per diem and transport
    to participants during activities in the field
  • Prepare and control advances.
  • Assure balances of unused portions of advances are deposited into the Organization account.
  • Prepare deposit slips for cash to be deposited into the bank account.
  • Reconcile advances, including review of receipts, coding of expenses on the general voucher and entering into QuickBooks.
  • Maintain accounting files.
  • Follow up on outstanding advances and assure timely reconciliation.
  • Control consumption of project (petrol, electricity, water, telephone,)
  • Participate in the improvement of the accounting system and the system of internal control.
  • Create all financial reports as requested by supervisor.
  • Preparation of forms for payments of taxes and social security.
  • Other tasks as requested by supervisor
  • Ensure that payments are processed accurately, timely, and safely (to minimize Organization’s risk exposure).
  • Ensure that entries are entered into financial system accurately and timely.

    Requirements

    Experience / Knowledge and Sklls:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Accountant
  • ICAN Qualified or in progress will be of advantage.
  • Understanding of key aspects of accounting
  • Experience with Donor projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel spreadsheets, or comparable software
  • Ability to use basic accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks)
  • Demonstrate good judgment and sound financial "common sense"
  • Ability to create and monitor budgets.
  • Understanding of the basic tenets of Cash Control, Asset Management and Bank Reconciliation
    Understanding of principles of adequate documentation and of audit, and performance necessary to ensure audit compliance.
  • Written and verbal proficiency in English including business terminology
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills in English
  • A creative and proactive approach to all areas of work with a ‘can do’ attitude, in line with the Organization ’s values
  • Strong team working orientation with a flexible and adaptable approach to work demands across the whole organization
  • Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail
  • Collaboration Skills

    Competencies:

  • Financial Management
  • Good ethical conduct
  • Monitoring / assessing performance to make improvements or take corrective action
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally
  • Ability to plan, balance and cope with competing priorities
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage teams, initiate and organize work
  • Ability to establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines

    Application Closing Date

    30th January, 2020.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to email their CV / Resume and Cover Letter (as a single MsWord document) to: cccrncareers@gmail.com with the job title as email subject.

    Note

    CCCRN is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.

    Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the positions.

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs Nigeria.

    Scholarship 2020/21

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2020/2021
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.