Small Mammal Conservation Organization (SMACON) is a non-governmental organization committed to the protection of small mammals and their habitat through evidence-based conservation that safeguards local livelihoods. We work with local and regional and international partners to deploy SMACON's mission. We are looking for passionate individuals who are dedicated to the documentation and protection of biodiversity in Nigeria, the Gulf of Guinea Islands and supporting our network of partners across West Africa.
In addition to the requirements listed for each role, each applicant should possess the following skillset for optimum productivity - email management, knowledge of basic Microsoft tools for word processing, and communication - Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, and similarly able to work collaboratively in Google Suites e.g. Docs, Sheets; Managing and handling/transferring large files online; familiarity with virtual meeting platforms (Zoom, Google Meet).
1) Position: Finance Manager (one position)
Location: Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
Salary: 120,000 - 170,000 NGN
Scope / Responsibilities
Manage monthly reconciliation and reports
Prepare financial annual reports and statements
Ensure prompt entry of financial activities into accounting software
Prepare budgets for grant applications
Ensure SMACON meets donors’ financial reporting expectations
Ensure that SMACON complies with federal and state financial and tax requirements
Maintain financial security and appropriate expenditure through internal controls
Reconcile financial discrepancies through in-depth analyses of accounts, and financial records
Requirements / Qualifications
Minimum of B.Sc/BA/HND in Accounting, Management, or related disciplines
ICAN or equivalent certifications will be an added advantage
Must be able to work with QuickBooks
Must have experience in bookkeeping
Bank and auditor liaison
Relevant post-qualification experience
Prior experience with a non-governmental org. will be an added advantage
Should be fluent in spoken and written English
Analytical, physically organized, and good report-writing skills
Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills
In-depth knowledge of financial systems, financial management, and reporting
Must be a good team player
How To Apply
Submit your resume and a cover letter, all in one document to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the Finance Manager position, your cover letter should indicate your salary expectations. Your email subject should read “Finance Manager Position”.
For all other positions, your email subject should state the position, e.g. "Finance Manager Position".
Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, we will contact only shortlisted candidates for interviews.
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