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[Job Vacancy] Finance Officer at Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria

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Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN) is a Christian interdenominational, not-for-profit, Non-Governmental Organization. We are a membership association of Christian individuals, faith-based development organizations and other civil society organizations (CSO) in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Finance Officer

Location: Plateau

Job Description

The Finance Officer is responsible for the day-to-day accounting function of the Project.
She/he will be utilizing the appropriate accounting system and following proper accounting procedures to disburse, account for, and report usage of funds.
She/ he will ensure that staff have a strong understanding of all of CRUDAN’s and Donor’s regulations and policies, especially the core policies such as; Procurement Policy, Safeguarding Policy, Code of Conduct, Fraud & dishonesty policies, Anti-bribery and corruption policy and whistleblowing policy.
Processes payments for staff travel advances, ensuring advances are liquidated on time and accurately
Prepares payment requisition vouchers in support of payments for project activities and suppliers’ invoices confirming such payments are in accordance with the laid down procedures and policies, accurate, complete, adequately supported by all underlying appropriate documents, correctly coded to appropriate expenses and tracking code and project code
Provides support in compiling and submission of the monthly financial reports package for the project
Ensures finance documents are sent promptly to the country office
Performs other duties assigned by the supervisor
Supports the state teams to provide administrative and technical support to the partners to ensure that all financial documentation and reports are prepared and submitted on a timely basis in line with CRUDAN policies, project agreements, and Tearfund requirements.
In collaboration with the line manager support the training in financial management in accordance with CRUDAN and Tearfund financial management policies
Provides support in compiling and remitting monthly statutory deductions
Maintains petty cash and makes petty cash payments
Makes payments to workshop participants (including travel and meal refunds) as designated by the supervisor
Processes cheques for suppliers and employees
Processes all banking activities in the state office, ensuring that bank account records are accurately maintained, and that bank statements are obtained on a timely basis.
Keeps track of expenses and other financial transactions, mainly involving expense entry, tracking, and record-keeping
Supports Peachtree data entry
Ensures adequate filing of finance documents

Essential Criteria:

Level of Education – B.Sc. /HND or equivalent
Specified Study Area – Finance / Accounts / Other related fields.
Language Requirements: Spoken English-Excellent; Written English-Excellent
Must be able to speak at least one local language predominant in that state.
Level of IT Expertise: Excellent (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Professional certificate in accounting and finance
Minimum 3 years post-NYSC experience
Proficient in the use of Peachtree/Sage Accounting software.
Experience in working with partners accountable for grants and other financial support provided to implement project activities, particularly at the community level.
Excellent verbal communication and listening skills.



How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should send an Application Letter and CV  to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Your Name as the subject of the email.

Note: Only applications sent in the required format will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.


Application Deadline 31st October, 2023.