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DAI’s Career and Recruitment Vacancy

Job title : Finance Officer jobs in Jigawa

Job Location : Jigawa

Deadline : October 15, 2021

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Reports to Finance Manager
Duration 7 years


  • The Finance officer will support the Finance Manager in managing the state budgeting, forecasting, disbursement and accounting functions. Other duties and responsibilities include;
  • Provide financial management guidance & support to State offices, fielding queries from staff and capacity development of field staff.
  • Checking and analysing weekly and monthly spend returns from the State and forwarding of these to the National Finance and Administration Manager.
  • In-put of Cash, Bank and Hotel accounts data for the State.
  • Maintain an efficient, proper and transparent financial filing system of all documents relating to Finance
  • Compile monthly cash-flow forecasts and weekly cash requests.
  • Make payments (in cash and cheques) to third parties, issues cash advances and maintain the Advances Register
  • Write checks, request/obtain bank statements and oversee the office cash holding
  • Manage the office cash in safe and reconcile daily
  • Act as the first point of reference for staff at the state level on queries regarding Finance issues and
  • assist FM in preparing protocols and guidelines on Finance.
  • Undertake visits and field queries from the States to develop capacity and ensure implementation of
  • finance guidelines across the States.
  • Any other duties which might be allocated.


  •  A University degree in accounting, economics, business administration or similar disciplines
  •  3 ‰ÛÒ 6 years‰Ûª work experience in a similar role with same responsibility
  •  Good knowledge of accounting, budgeting techniques, and financial control theory/practices.
  •  Ability to relate with programme/technical personnel who may have little or no knowledge of financial control procedures and practices.
  •  Knowledge of the funding, reporting and administrative requirements of FUDO-funded programmes.
  •  Ability to perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  •  Functional independence with the initiative to manage high-volume workflow.
  •  Skills to interact with diplomacy and tact, and follow up on requests in time and diplomacy and tact, and
  • follow up on requests in time and efficient manner.
  •  Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and the ability to work with modern accounting software (e.g. SAGE, QuickBooks, Peachtree, etc).
  •  Membership of a professional accounting body, or an in-view status of membership will be a big advantage.

*Finance Officer jobs in Nigeria

*Accounting / Financial Services jobs in Jigawa

How to Apply for this Offer

Qualified candidates should send their CV to [email protected] by the 15 h of October 2021. Please state the role and location in the subject of your email.
DAI will only contact candidates that are successful at this pre-qualification stage. More information about DAI
can be found on the DAI website:

*Accounting / Financial Services jobs in Nigeria

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