Finance Officer at Catholic Institute for Development Justice and Peace

Catholic Institute for Development Justice and Peace, is a non governmental organization located at 1 – 3 Cidjap Street, Uwani Enugu. CIDJAP is currently engaging in the Enugu State 4GATES OVC Project to improve the health and well-being of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and their families in Udenu, Igbo – Etiti and Isiuzo LGA.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Officer
Location: Obollo Afor, Enugu
Employment Type: Full-time

Primary Responsibility

  • The Finance officer is responsible for overseeing project finances and other operational and administrative duties.
  • The FO will supervise all financial management and reporting as well as provide financial and technical management to ensure best use of resources by preparing sound budgets, monitoring project expenses, and ensuring timely preparation of donor financial reports.

Specific Responsibilities
Financial Management:

  • Support the PM in Budget development and Quarterly Cash Forecasting
  • Assist in the reporting Sub-Agreement expenditure
  • Facilitate the process of liquidation and request the issuance of project advances in accordance with CCFN and Donor Policies and Procedures.
  • Assist in ensuring CSO’s advances are liquidated and report submitted on timely manner and they are within allotted liquidation timeframe as per CCFN policy.

Compliance Management:

  • Conduct verification of CSO financial reports and associated support documentations and process liquidation in accordance with Donor, CCFN policies and procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Report any fraudulent activities, observed as part of the review to the CSO management immediately.
  • Assist in ensuring CSO’s advances are liquidated and report submitted on timely manner and they are within allotted liquidation time frame as per CCFN policy


  • B.Sc in Accounting or any relevant fields.
  • Minimum of two years’ relevant experience.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate high level of initiative, diplomacy and tact
  • Excellent knowledge of computer software – MS Office (PowerPoint and Excel especially)
  • Must be flexible and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Resident in Obollo Afor or Willing to Relocate
  • Must be a motivated, problem solving individual with high levels of initiative;
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong internal relationship management and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email

Application Deadline  29th September, 2021.

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