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Senior Finance Officer at International Medical Corps


International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations. We are recruitng to fill the position below:     Job Title: Senior Finance Officer Location: Abuja Job Summary

  • Senior Finance Officer provides day-to-day financial support on one or more programs/grants, including the processing of transactions, adhere to donor regulations and IMC policies and procedures, reporting, and assisting in financial analysis. Senior Finance Officer reports directly to Finance Manager.
Essential Responsibilities
  • Preparation of monthly pipeline updates and analysis
  • Ensure grant filing, management and administration of sub awards
  • Ensure timely deductions and remittance of relevant statutory payments.
  • Research on financial compliance topics.
  • Maintain frequent communication with Program Staff, and Field office Finance to ensure finance activities and objectives are communicated clearly.
  • Prepare and update monthly AR/AP and prepayment analysis and ensure necessary follow up action is taken to clear any outstanding items.
  • Assist program staff with day-to-day accounting operations and financial support in accordance with donor/client and International Medical Corps internal policies and procedures
  • Ensure required pre-approvals are secured in advance of incurring an expense.
  • Account for procurement transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy, and control over payments
  • Prepare ad hoc logistics and financial reporting to aid in tracking and reconciliation of transactions
  • Maintain accurate financial transactions and grant/contract records
  • Assist program staff and finance department in meeting donor/client and internal reporting requirements
  • Prepare timely and accurate financial reports for submission to donor on or before the deadlines
  • Prepare Cash request projection to HQ/country office.
  • Work with program and logistics staff to ensure the coordination of programs is within budgeted targets.
  • Attend coordination meetings upon need.
  • Respond promptly to internal audit’s queries.
  • Interface with service providers on service delivery, invoicing and processing of payments
Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting , Finance, or Business Administration or other relevant degree from an accredited university
  • ICAN or any other professional certificate will be an added advantage
  • Understanding of international relief and development principles and humanitarian issues
  • Familiarity with International humanitarian operations, coordination structures and the mandate of donors, UN agencies and other NGOs
  • At least 3 years cognate experience
  • Excellent OPPT
  • Experience using accounting packages
  • Skills and competences in raising resources and achieving results in relief and development
  • Ability to excise sound judgment and make decisions independently
  • Team player with strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to network and cultivate strong relationships with government, donors and partners and other stakeholders
  • Competency in the MsWord and internet.
Ethical Conduct for IMC Staff:
  • The International Medical Corps maintains a code of standards of conduct that shall govern the performances of its employees engaged in the award and administration of contracts.
  • IMC officers, employees, or agents shall neither solicit nor accept gratuities, favors, or anything of monetary value from contractors, or parties to sub-agreements. These standards shall provide for disciplinary actions to be applied for violations of such standards by IMC officers, employees, or agents.
  • No employee, officer, or agent shall participate in the selection, award, or administration of a contract supported /by donor funds if a real or apparent conflict of interest would be involved. Such a conflict would arise when the employee, officer, or agent, any member of his or her immediate family, his or her partner, or an organization which employs or is about to employ any of the parties indicated above, has a financial or other interest in the firm selected for an award.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps
Compliance & Ethics:
  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.
  • Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values
  • Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
  How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should submit all applications which should be addressed to the "Human Resource Manager, International Medical Corps" via: [email protected] Candidates must state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise applications will not be considered. Note: Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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