Head of Finance Job vacancy at Cishan Nigeria (recruitment@cishannigeria.org)

Cishan Nigeria is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals for the following position:

Job Title: Head of Finance

Job Responsibilities

Prepare and track budget, liability, and capital accounts and monitor financial status of both CiSHAN and her sub-sub-recipients.
Effectively control income, cash flow and manage fund disbursements (Payment vouchers, cheques, and other banking transactions).
Ensure compliance with internal control, risk management measures and adherence to donors' financial policies and procedures.
Prepare accurate and timely bank reconciliation statements, accounts payable, and account receivables, balance sheet and other reports for submission to donors/prime, management and, internal and external auditors.
Efficiently manage payroll and monthly local statutory returns such as PAYE/taxes, Pensions, etc.
Coordinate activities of accounting staff and provide necessary mentoring to subordinates.
Work closely with program team and support other staff for effective operation of CiSHAN and project activities.
Coordinate the grant management (disbursement, review of financial reports, monitoring visits and mentoring of the Sub-sub-recipients)
Ensure proper record keeping and manage data base backups.


A minimum of HND/B.Sc. degree in Accounting and ICAN, ACA, ACCA, or CPA.
Must also have at least 6 years working experience with Non-Governmental organizations in a similar position, high skills in QuickBooks, Microsoft excel words and power point, good knowledge of internal control systems, financial audit processes and accounting procedures for Global Fund funded projects.
Good knowledge of accrual based accounting and International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) is essential.

How to Apply

Applicants should send a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in a single Microsoft Word attachment to recruitment@cishannigeria.org  explaining their suitability for the job on or before March 10th, 2014.


Please indicate the title of the position applied for in the subject line of the email.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees (i.e. from present and former employers).
For every agency or organization that you have worked for, please indicate the name of your supervisor, his/her functional email adress and functional telephone numbers.

Deadline: 10th March, 2014

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