Finance Manager needed at the Centre for Community Development and Research Network (CCDRN)

June 9 2018, 12:24pm


Job Title: Finance Manager
Reports to: Executive Director
Scope of Work

  • To manage day to day financial activities of CCDRN according to best practices and provide financial advices to management.
  • To provide accounting and book-keeping services to donor’s operations and projects.
  • To coordinate all regulatory and statutory filings.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the Organization, such as payroll, invoicing, and other transactions
  • Ensure partners or client’s accounts are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Ensure timely & accurate invoicing and proper archiving of financial records.
  • Manage partners various income streams – individuals, funders etc.
  • Manage donor’s budgets.
  • Ensure weekly accounts reconciliation for the benefit of the ED.
  • Develop a monthly management accounts for the Board.
  • Produce quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Liaise with client’s auditors & tax consultants
  • Track CCDRN's financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
  • Seek out methods for minimizing financial risk to CCDRN
  • Research and analyze financial reports and market trends
  • Provide insightful information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making
  • Present financial reports to board members, stakeholders, executives, and clients in formal meetings
  • Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for CCDRN
  • Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation.
  • Perform any other duty commensurate with the position.

Position Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree (minimum of Second Class) in Accounting, Banking and Finance, or related courses
  • Previous work experience in a similar role; superior mathematical skills
  • Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns
  • Experience in financial reporting for non-profit organizations
  • Proficient user of Excel and QuickBooks, etc.

Required Competencies, knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of data privacy standards
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
  • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and management skills
  • Good problem solving and independent thinking skills
  • Ability to work well with senior management, colleagues and the public
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Ability to plan, schedule and monitor work to meet deliverables in a timely manner
  • High degree of trustworthiness, discretion & confidentiality
  • Willingness to travel to any part of the country (Especially, Northeast - Nigeria).

Application Closing Date
22nd June, 2018.

How to Apply

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  • Late application will not be considered.
  • Please clearly indicate the Position and State in the subject line of your mail.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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