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Finance Assistant: Save the Children

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. They work in 120 countries. They save children’s lives; they fight for their rights; they help them fulfil their potential.

They work together, with their partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. 

Job Description:

  • Support and ensure that sub grantees (CSOs) have clear roles and responsibilities, and a strong understanding of all Donors and save the children regulation and policies, especially the core policies such as; Child Safeguarding policy, Code of Conduct, Fraud & dishonesty policies, Anti-bribery and corruption policy and whistle blowing policy.
  • Liaise with the Finance Coordinator, Katsina and Field Manager, Jigawa to ensure timely and appropriate cash flows, matched with the operational needs of the state office and budget forecasts, and in line with SC policies, GATES and other donor requirements.
  • Assist the Finance Coordinator, Katsina to manage the electronic spreadsheet/format for receiving and disbursing funds on GLACOSS.
  • Support the Finance Coordinator, Katsina in processing all banking activities in the state office, ensuring that bank account records are accurately maintained, and that bank instruments are obtained on a timely basis.
  • Process all payments (cheque and/or cash) to vendors, service providers, and partners in line with SC policies, GATES and other requirements. Ensure all financial transactions in the state office are appropriately approved, authorised and administered, in line with SC, GATES and other policies. 

Requirements:

  • Accuracy and timeliness in all areas of responsibility
  • High level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations
  • Holds self and others accountable
  • Ambition
  • Creating best-in-class EA function
  • Future-orientated, thinks pro-actively
  • Collaboration:
  • Work effectively with stakeholders to achieve common goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
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