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Street Child is a UK charity working to protect vulnerable children and improve access to education in some of the poorest communities in the world. We work in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nepal and in the last few months Street Child has been involved in the Humanitarian response for Nigeria as well as, being partner of the Education in Emergency Working Group.
Location: Maiduguri with frequent travel, Adamawa and Yobe
Report to: Finance Director and Programme Manager
Specification: Nigerian Nationals Only
Starting from: 13th of November
Duration: 6 months
Our work combines counselling, family mediation, business support, school building, and teacher training. We were a key player in the Ebola crisis and led the global response for children orphaned by Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia. We deliver everything through local partners and, since 2008, together we have built/renovated 156 schools and are now helping to educate over 40,000 young people. Street Child works in the fields of education, child protection and livelihoods, working through sustainable solutions to stretch donations and create maximum impact.
Street Child is looking for a dedicated Finance Manager for our programme in North East Nigeria. Our planned programme will include emergency education interventions in collaboration with the Education in Emergencies Working Group, such as building temporary learning centers, training education facilitators in delivery of the curriculum and trauma counselling, and providing teaching and learning materials.
Street Child is also planning activities relating to unaccompanied and separated children, working to create a referral network and supporting as many children as possible to be reunified with their families and access education.
The Finance Manager will be responsible for the financial operation of the organization and ensure timely and accurate financial reports and practices including cash management, payroll, financial disbursement, ledgers, receipts, requisition form etc.
Qualification and Experience
Fluency in English (written and spoken) and excellent writing skills.
Hausa language is an advantage
Familiar with both an accounting package and Excel, indicating an ability to learn the organisation’s accounting software, if different
The ideal candidate is:
Terms and Conditions
Contract is for six months, with opportunity for renewal based of funds opportunity
The Street Child remuneration policy is aligned with the Street Child ethos to offer effective and professional services and at the same time express solidarity with the people served.
The salary is calculated with the use of a post-adjustment multiplier and takes into account years of relevant experience and degree of responsibility of the role. Details will be discussed with short-listed candidate