• Finance Officer Job at Mercy USA

  • Posted on: 25 November, 2016 Deadline: 6 December, 2016
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     Mercy-USA for Aid and Development is dedicated to alleviating human suffering and supporting individuals and their communities in their efforts to become more self-sufficient. Incorporated in the State of Michigan in 1988, Mercy-USA’s projects focus on improving health, nutrition and access to safe water, as well as promoting economic and educational growth around the world.


    Finance Officer


    Finance Officer Job Duties

    • Ensure all accounting records and supporting documentation for all financial transactions is maintained in a systematic order and in safe and secure conditions in the field office.
    • Responsible to prepare Financial Reports for Mercy USA implemented programs, OFDA and UNICEF projects and any other donor where applicable
    • Maintain accurate and effective financial controls on all transactions.
    • Maintain effective control over cash and bank, and ensure that cash in hand and bank reconcile with accounting records.
    • Ensure that field office funds are adequately managed.
    • Prepare, Administer monthly payrolls ( where applicable)
    • Ensure all Finances distributed to staff for program activities are properly accounted and cash
    • Prepare scheduled and project financial and grants budgets and financial reports thereof and submit to
    • Regional office within set deadlines;
    • Monitor the project cash flow, follow up on transfers with Regional Office and maintain updated bank records;
    • Maintain appropriate financial filing system;
    • To be responsible for and supervise all persons reporting to him employed by the Employer and to ensure that all such employees carry out their duties diligently at all times
    • Oversee petty cash, prepare Petty cash vouchers, keep cash book, prepare replenishment requests top ups and maintain established petty cash level

    Qualifications for the Finance Officer Job

    • Degree in the specified field- Finance, Accounts
    • Professional qualification will be an added advantage CPA-K
    • 2 years in similar position
    • Work related skills Good organizational skills
    • Aggressive and Result Oriented
    • Able to meet set target on a monthly basis
    • Able to meet deadlines

    Personal attributes

    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Trustworthy
    • Team player
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong customer relation skills
    • Integrity

    Method of Application

    The position will close 6th December 2016, the incumbents should send their CV’s and cover letters or motivational letters to hr.eaprogram@mercyusa.org . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

    This job description is meant to be only a representative summary of the duties and responsibilities performed by the jobholder. The jobholder may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description. The jobholder is expected to perform in a manner consistent with the values and philosophy of
    “Mercy USA for Aid and Development”

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