Finance Officer

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE)

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Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is soliciting for individuals to fill the following vacancies in a 5-year USAID funded project called ‘Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (LOPIN 2) Project for Anambra, Imo, Akwa-Ibom and River States.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide input to financial reports
  • Review of local expenses reports for the compliance of USAID and WEWE’s travel regulations before signing off for reimbursement.
  • Coordinate with program and administrative staff to ensure transactions are properly coded
  • Monitor cash balances, prepare advance account reconciliations, bank statements, exchange rates and maintain a good system of record.
  • Coordinate with the bank for information regarding balance account, bank statement, exchange rates etc.
  • Maintain double entry accounting systems to track all income and expenses against approved budget
  • Prepare budget analyses when approved
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with project bank, ensure that the banking activities are processed in a timely manner, and ensure that the bank is providing all necessary services to the project at competitive price.
  • Assist with checking that staff have approved documentation on  petty cash request, Travel, office procurement request
  • Make Photocopies and scanning of monthly financial report document
  • Prepare project weekly Wire projection (Fund request)
  • Collate and review timesheet in preparation of pay-roll
  • Prepares salary schedule (Pay roll) and pay slips
  • Compute staff taxes and process staff tax clearance
  • Follow up with tax authority to collect receipts and documentations of tax remitted

 

 

Qualification and Requirements:

  • A minimum of HND/BSc in Accounting or a related field with a second class upper or upper credit
  • ICAN or ANAN qualification is an added advantage
  • A minimum of three (3) years and above experience in Accounting

 

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