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CBM Nigeria is an international development organization, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world CBM provides grants sourced from private and institutional donors to local partners. who subsequently implement the grants on the basis of contracts signed with CBM detailing implementation, accounting. and reporting standards.
Finance Officer (Emergency Response)

Location: Abuja
Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: Accounting
Required Grade: Any

Location: Maiduguri, with travels within the north-east & Abuja

Contract Duration: 2 years

Contract Type: Full-time

Contract Start: January 2018




    CBM is seeking a Finance Offices (Emergency Response) to support emergency response protects in the north-east funded by CBM Germany and BMZ The Finance Officer (Emergency Response) reports to the Finance Manager CO, and works closely with other CO finance / programme staff and projects partners.


S/he wil:


    Drive best practices in financial and administrative management of emergency projects

    Be accountable for ensuring that accurate partner accounts, statistic and financial information ore completed to set deadline and that costs are controlled to within budget allocation

    Assist the Finance Manager In producing and presenting protect forecasts and budgets, working with CBM accounting systems and to further assist him with partners’ financial reports


Main Tasks

Financial management and partner financial management support:


    Manage the cash-flow position of emergency projects

    Develop / disseminate guidelines on efficient use of organizational resources and procedures fan purchasing, payment of bills, and other financial transactions

    Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements

    Support completion of CBM supported project audits no timely manner

    Ensure compliance and consistency with In-country, CBM internal and donor/MA policies. procedures. as well as donors contracts

    Analyze and present financial reports, budget versus actual expenditure information, annual financial statements, request for hinds In an accurate and timely manner

    Maintain financial records and accounts of daily transactions. ensuring accuracy and completeness of ties and supporting documentation to serve as evidence of transactions

    Promote a cost consciousness culture and practice and advises partners on best financial practices

    Support programme staff and partners in project budget preparation, as needed

    Participate in capacity development for partners in financial management

    Participate in financial monitoring of implementing partners projects


Administration and Human Resources Management:


    Ensure compliance with relevant local regulations, with internal policies. donors requirements

    Manage all matters related to project operations and administration

    Maintain proper filing and documentation

    Arrange travel logistics for the state office state prepare weekly/monthly travel plan, rn&e hotel reservations, arrange for hotel pick-ups and arrange halls and meals for all training

    Maintain the storage of office supplies, sourcing of vendors, obtaining quotations for required service and arranging for repairs of office equipment

    Maintain the Asset inventory list in the office

    Participate in partner capacity assessments and development

    Other relevant assigned duties as necessary




    Professional profile and requirements

    B.Sc/HND Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or any other related fields

    2-5 years’ experience in a similar role with an INGO/NGO, private or public organisation

    Good working knowledge af accounting administration. financial analysis. budgeting procedures and cash/boys. reconciliation

    Excellent and demonstrable rolls in the use of standard accounting packages and Microsoft Office programmes

    Knowledge of social Inclusion and Navision or any related programme management software is an added advantage

    Ability to use Quick books accounting software


Personal Profile and Competencies:


    Development programme experience NGO

    Knowledge and experience of project cycle management in development context for 5 years

    Knowledge and experiences of project planning. monitoring and reporting of minimum of 3 years

    Experience in narrative and financial reporting on complex protects to International donors

    Cooperation with civil society/government/donors and private rector knowledge and/or experiences

    Basic knowledge of advocacy and Inclusion

    Working experience in insecure environments


Performance Criteria



    Efficient management of emergency response projects finances

    Project financial reporting completed according to set timelines




    Timely and accurate financial reporting

    Capacity development progress Is reported regularly

    Adherence to finance, administrative, and procurement rules


Risk and Compliance:


    Financial, operational and compliance risks identified and reported and/or addressed proactively Budget variances are anticipated, noted, and addressed


Application Closing Date

21st December, 2017 .


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit in English a meaningful letter of motivation, CV, copies of diplomas, three professional referees and salary expectations quoted in Nigerian Naira to Human Resource Unit via:




    The future job holder adheres to CBM values and commits to CBM’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

    CBM is an equal opportunities employer, and particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities.


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