Finance Coordinator

Posted: 1 year ago

Account Department
Abuja, Nigeria
Reporting to
Chief Executive Officer

Job Description

The Finance Coordinator is a member of the Senior Management Team, who is responsible for managing and controlling the organization’s financial processes to ensure full compliance. S/he will take leadership in ensuring sound budget planning and control, striving for optimal cost-efficiency of the operations. S/he will lead the team in development of relevant financial information, forecast and analysis, as well as timely financial reporting for senior leadership, donors, and key stakeholders. S/he will take lead in making strategic changes to upgrade and improve process, policies, or procedures, and develop the finance team of the company.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and provide strategic advice on enhancement of financial management, including strategies in maintaining healthy growth in profile, cost recovery, risks mitigation, as well as staff development.
  • Responsible for verification of expenditure and implementation of corresponding payments and recoveries.
  • Develop tools and mechanisms for effective monitoring of programme and project budgets, coordinates compilation of financial data and provides accurate and up-dated financial information on a continuous basis.
  • Ensures the effective financial recording and reporting system, internal control and audit follow-up and processes financial transactions in and accurate and timely way.
  • Review monthly grant actual spending against the spending/procurement plan and liaise with budget holders for follow-up.
  • Assist in the development and preparation of cost allocation processes for overarching costs that comply with donor regulations on allowable costs.
  • Be responsible for the organization’s administrative-accounting documents and all finished project Documentation (with the support and overall responsibility of the Regional Finance Officer).
  • Facilitate efficient conduct of statutory audit, donor fund audits.
  • Develop audit plan and assist the team on the grant audit process.
  • Other Responsibilities relevant to the position as may be assigned to you
Key Skills & Competency:
Commitment & Integrity 5
Excellent Communication Skills 5
Leadership & Supervisory Skills 5
Strategic Thinking 5
Ability to influence decision making and negotiate to obtain desired result 4
Education & Experience

Academic Qualification

Advanced university degree from a recognized academic institution in one or more of the following areas: Finance Management, Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Economics.

Years of Experience

Relevant 7 years of experience in financial management, of which 5 years should be managerial

Professional Certification

CA/ACCA/CPA, or other recognized professional accounting qualification

Software Proficiency

Excellent skills in MS Office tools especially MS Excel & other accounting software packages.
Working Conditions



Health & Safety

HMO Plans & Gym Package

Employee Benefits

Career Development Support & Leave Allowances

Work Hours

45 hours per week

Work Type