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Finance Officer

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full Time
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance
  • Deadline:
    January 19, 2024

With funding from the German Cooperation Deutsche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ) and the Welthungerhilfe (WHH), Serving Humanity for Empowerment and Development (SHED), formerly Finn Church Aid (FCA) is seeking qualified Liberians to occupy the vacant positions in her upcoming food security project “Increasing Production and Consumption of Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes as part of the system Strengthening Approached in Liberia” conforming to the job descriptions below of the various positions. The project is geared toward providing improved economic and nutritional livelihoods through localized, commercial Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes (OFSP) and vegetables productions for women, adolescents and the elderly in rural communities in Montserrado, Bong, Grand Bassa and Margibi Counties. The requested vacancies are full time positions that will provide relevant support to the implementation of the project, ensuring that the project meets its objective outlined below:

 

About SHED

SHED, formerly Finn Church Aid is a Liberian organization established as a national office following FCA’s ten (10) years of work in Liberia. We are a right based organization working in four thematic areas: right livelihoods, right peace, right quality education, and Watsan. Our head office is located Rehab Junction, Opposite Calvary Chapel School. SHED’s action is guided by international human rights standards and principles. As a right based actor, SHED facilitates dialogues and peace building between the right-holders and duty bearers to address root causes of conflict.

 

  • JOB/POSITION DESCRIPTION
Position Title:Finance Officer
Supervisor/Reports to:Accountant
Position Description:New
Deadline for Submission:January 19, 2024
Duty Station:Monrovia, Montserrado County

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

On a day-to-day basis, the Finance Officer carries out a variety of accounting functions required to ensure the financial needs of the programme are met and that all financial transactions are carried out and recorded with integrity and in accordance with SHED and donor guidelines. She/he should be familiar with audits, invoices and budget preparations, including bank reconciliations, accounts payable and accounts receivable.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partake in the preparation of bank vouchers on a daily basis and monthly financial reports for the project;
  • Assist in the preparation of staff payroll;
  • Participate in the preparation of donors’ financial reports;
  • Maintain stock cards and conduct inventory for all stationeries in stock on a monthly basis;
  • Conduct semi-annual inventory count of institution assets;
  • File all posted bank vouchers;
  • Prepare and maintain staff time sheet on a monthly basis;
  • Assists with audit preparation, auditor reviews and implementation of recommendations as directed;
  • Performs other duties as requires by SHED Management.

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE/ CREDENTIALS

  • Bachelor degree in Finance /Accounting with an added advantage in QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • At least 5 years of experience working in accounting and/or finance and working with INGO/NGO;
  • A strong sense of ethics and honesty with attention to detail is mandatory;
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to keep absolute confidentiality is required.

How to Apply:

  • A letter explaining your suitability for the role of no more than one page, and CV, as well as contact details for three referees (including latest, or current employer) should be addressed to and sent by email only to the following addresses of SHED:

Mrs. Joyce Queeglay-Pajibo, Executive Director SHED

Email joyce.pajibo@shed-liberia.org

Mr Emmanuel Sandi, Programme Director SHED

Email: Emmanuel.sandi@shed-liberia.org

All applications must be received by 17:00, Friday January 19, 2024. Kindly indicate the position you are applying for in the “subject” section of your email and your letter of motivation as well. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Kindly note that, due to the high volume of responses, only short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview, which will also include proficiency tests. Women are highly encouraged to apply.

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