Norwegian Church Aid ('NCA') - We offer disaster relief, fight for long-term development in local communities, and address the core causes of poverty. We also advocate for just decisions by governmental officials, corporate leaders, and religious leaders. Norwegian Church Aid is a global justice ecumenical diaconal organization. Title: Finance Assistant Location: Borno GENERAL DESCRIPTION \tThe Finance Assistant will be based in Maiduguri and will provide all necessary financial assistance to programs and operations. S/he will maintain cash register, make cash disbursements and reconciliations, prepare cash projections and requests. S/he will also be responsible for financial file archiving. Performs partners’ review and verification. JOB ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES \tAccounting and Finance Management: \tConducts Daily, weekly, and month-end cash counts. \tPrepares bank instructions and cash payments. \tPrepares monthly vouchers. \tComplete the monthly closing process of the cash/bank accounts after validation of the Finance Officer. \tEnsure all documents are filed and stamped. \tEnsure that all vouchers are scanned and uploaded into the NCA Share file for Supervisor review and internal audit purposes. \tMaintain proper filing and easy retrieval of finance documentation. \tAd hoc finance duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors. Working Relationships: \tMaintain frequent communication with Finance Officer to ensure finance activities and objectives are communicated. \tWork with program and other operation staff to ensure the coordination of payments are met on time. Security: \tEnsures application and compliance with security protocols and policies. \tFacilitates emergency and non-emergency security expenditures. \tActively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within NCA and amongst beneficiaries served by NCA. Additional Job Responsibilities The job duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the Post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE Essential \tStrong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills. \tCan function effectively in a loosely structured work environment and set appropriate priorities and deal effectively with numerous simultaneous requirements. \tAbility to work under pressure and manage workload effectively and efficiently to meet deadlines. \tAbility to work in a participatory manner with staff to assess needs, implement and monitor activities. \tAbility to integrate and work well within a multi-ethnic and multicultural team. \tProficiency with MS Word and Excel. \tFluent English in written and oral. \tFamiliarity with Nigerian law enforcement systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable. Qualifications \tA university degree or HND in Accounting or related field required. Professional certifications such as a fully qualified/almost qualified member of ICAN or other qualification recognized by IFAC is an added advantage. Experience \tMinimum of 2 years’ experience in INGO \tExperience in working within a relatively large team. \tAbility to carry-out responsibilities independently with minimal technical support from within the organization. \tExperience in enforcing the compliance of internal control procedures and policies relating to different departments and activities. Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: \tActively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within Norwegian Church Aid and amongst \tbeneficiaries served by Norwegian Church Aid. Compliance & Ethics: \tPromotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics within Norwegian Church Aid. \tAs applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of Norwegian Church Aid’ and donor compliance and ethics standards \tand adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partner and requires them to adhere to these values. Deadline: Sep 10, 2023 How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should submit a copy of their CV to Recruitment-Ng@nca.no by September 10th, 2023 at 4 pm. Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply early. We value your interest and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Please note that only qualified candidates will be invited for the next phases of this recruitment.