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25TH AND STAFFING LIMITED


FINANCE OFFICER job vacancy in Africa | 25th and staffing

Job Title

FINANCE OFFICER (Africa)

Job Type

Contract

Industry / Specialization

Engineering & Technical - Finance, Accounting & Audit

Qualification Requirements

BSc

Years of Experience

3 Years

Job Availability

From: 5-May-2020   To: 19-May-2020

Job Functions

Principle Accountabilities

  • Assist the Finance Manager and Project / Regional Business Development Manager to support the accounting and financial tasks of the program.
  • Administer the day-to-day financial requirements of the assigned project which includes assisting in the invoicing cycle, program costs tracking, operational expenses, office expenses, payroll, cash counts, cash management, etc.
  • Assist in providing accurate financial data and other reports to Managers as required.
  • Maintain good Accounts Receivable Management by increasing the collection rate and reducing the number of days of receivable turnover.
  • Assist with the tracking of inventory and with the updating of the inventory list.
  • Maintain an updated listing of Fixed Assets that the Company owns on site.
  • Maintain good Costs Management by enforcing the company policies and procedures that govern spending and monitoring of budget against actual costs.
  • Monitor Payables owed by the Company ensuring the list is updated and provided with accurate due dates and payment status according to creditor’s term.
  • Maintain good record management from creation, classification, and retention based on Company policy.
  • Record and reconcile advances, expenditures, and liabilities.
  • Preparing applicable local payroll and taxes.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all costs and expenses incurred in the course of running a project.
  • Management and reporting for various aspects of administration and finance, including local staff contracts, casual labor contracts, service contracts, preferred and/or sole source supplier contracts, Cash For Work (CFW) Payments, etc.
  • Assist in monitoring the cash flows of the projects and the office.
  • Maintain proper receipts for all transactions and preparation of monthly financial reports for the
  • Finance Manager and Singapore Finance Team to compile and consolidate the data for monthly financial reporting and invoicing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with local authorities, contractors, businesses, landlords, and service providers.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulations, code of conduct and Security aspects of the Company (and Donor Agency / Client where applicable)

Job Requirements

Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy or related discipline essential
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in finance, auditing or accounting positions
  • Strong commercial awareness and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with the Aviation Industry is advantageous
  • Excellent inter-personal and English writing communication skills
  • Possess a strong service orientation
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision in a multi-cultural environment
  • Good command of the English language (reading, writing, and speaking) is essential
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Excel spreadsheets and MS Word is a must.
  • Strong Journal and General Ledger skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of online Quick books

Challenges

  • Able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Able and willing to work a six-day workweek if required

Travel Requirements

Travel within Nigeria and other African countries to different project sites will be required.