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Job Title: Finance Executive

Location: Lagos

Job Description

The Finance Executive is a new role and will add capacity to Slum2School’s finance team while working with the Head of Finance and the team leads in the Finance and Administrative Department.

The successful candidate will play an important part in ensuring that Slum2School’s finances are managed effectively and in line with internal policies and statutory requirements.

This is an ideal position for an individual with previous experience in a finance role or a fully/partly qualified finance professional

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that complete and accurate accounting records for all Slum2School’s transactions are maintained, and accounting software is updated and reviewed in a timely manner
  • Assisting with Slum2school’s banking operations including setting up accounts, updating mandates/signatories, making payments and reconciling accounts
  • Assisting with Slum2School’s payroll process
  • Preparing monthly management accounts, including updating cash flow forecasts and other reports (Including to the Board and Finance and Audit Committee, Funders and Other stakeholders)
  • Providing finance-related support to team members, ensuring that the policies and procedures of Slum2School are upheld
  • Preparing PAYE returns and assisting with other statutory returns
  • Assisting with the year-end accounts’ preparation and any external audits
  • Other tasks as required by Slum2School

 

Qualifications

  • Strong intellectual ability and professional financial experience as evidenced by a formal qualification or part qualification in accountancy (CIMA, ACCA, AAT etc.) 
  • Excellent IT skills, with specific competency with Microsoft Excel. Previous experience using accounting software (E.g. Use of QuickBooks) is highly desirable
  • Previous relevant experience in a small or medium-sized not-for-profit business
  • Ability to work in a team environment with technical and non-technical staff.

 

Core Competences

  • Reliable, honest and trustworthy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interest and/or previous experience in the NGO or development sector
  • Self-motivated and dynamic, with excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Confidentiality

 

Application instruction

Complete application at www.slum2school.org/apply by 15th April, 2021. Interviews will be on a rolling basis.

Application instruction

Complete application at www.slum2school.org/apply by 15th April, 2021. Interviews will be on a rolling basis.