Inclusive Friends Association (IFA) is a Person with Disability (PWD) woman-led non-profit and non-governmental organization that employs data to address the inclusion and participation challenges of over 30 million PWDs in Nigeria through advocacy, training, and research. IFA’s focal areas of work are Democracy, Good Governance, and Gender. Located in Abuja, IFA is an innovative and consistent leader within the Disability community as well as in the democracy and governance space with a wide network of allies, stakeholders, and various PWD groups nationally, which are instrumental to the success of its programs.
At IFA, we envision a world where PWDs are supported to live fulfilled lives in their communities, and we constantly look forward to hiring individuals that would share this vision with us.
IFA seeks to hire a Senior Finance Officer. The most successful candidate would be starting immediately. The ideal candidate should have experience in NGO finance management and disability-related projects. The candidate will oversee various donor funds and report accordingly, s/he will oversee advances and retirement in-line with the organizational finance and procurement policies. This position is available immediately.
Preparation of monthly financial reports
Preparation of monthly bank reconciliation.
Uploading reports on donor agencies’ platform
Post, maintain, and reconcile financials in QuickBooks Accounting software.
Prepare other periodic financial reports as may be requested
Prepare cash advance liquidations for review and submission to the donor.
Support successful external audit of IFA corporate finances yearly.
Facilitate effective, efficient, and timely financial transaction recordings.
Support proper budget monitoring/management in a manner that will aid good management decisions on project expenditures.
Ensure compliance with statutory deductions and remittances
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Require skills and Experience
Graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma in Accounting or finance with at least 5 years of experience
Must possess a Second Class Upper / Upper Credit
Candidates with ICAN or ACCA qualification or its equivalent is preferred
Additional professional certifications or postgraduate qualification is an added advantage
Experience in program design, strategic planning, and monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage
Experience in working with Persons with Disabilities is an asset.
Excellent oral and written communications skills to effectively and persuasively present information, respond to questions, negotiate, and share information with partners and donors.
Working knowledge of computer-based word processing and spreadsheet applications, PowerPoint, QuickBooks, and Google Apps suite (Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive, G+, etc.) strongly desired
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent people skills, ability to work independently, and the ability to work in multi-cultural teams and environments.
Experience in grant/proposal writing and grant reporting
Good teamwork and personal communication skills;
How to apply?
Interested candidates are requested to submit their application by attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday 26 February 2023. Applications would be reviewed immediately after they are received.
The application must include a cover letter and a CV outlining the motivation for this position at IFA. The email subject should be the position applied for. Example: Senior Finance Officer
Note:Qualified females with or without disabilities will be given first consideration.