Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we collaborate to put bold solutions into action – helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within, now and for the future. In Nigeria, Mercy Corps operates in over 13 states focusing on key thematic areas of humanitarian response, conflict mitigation and adolescent girls’ empowerment.
Knowledge and Experience
Diploma or advanced certificate or equivalent in Accounting or Finance is required.
1 year experience in handling cash and accounting.
Any Finance experience is preferred.
Accounting skills and experience in general ledger, journal entries, payroll, cash/bank mgt.
Computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel and accounting software experience.
Excellent oral and written English skills
Willing to travel to Mercy Corps offices and take temporary assignments..
Fluency in English, Kanuri and Hausa languages
The successful candidate will combine curiosity and strong technical skills, experience in Shelter programs, and a want-to-do attitude.
S/he will be an effective communicator, with dedication towards community work, commitment to work long hours in the field conditions with limited access to resources.
S/He will be highly motivated, with initiative and capable to work with limited direct supervision. ideally s/he will have previous experience in working in large-scale emergency programs in insecure and conflict-affected contexts, including remote management and capacity development.
S/he will be willing to conduct several days-long field travels and work in ethnically and culturally diversified and fast growing team.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org All applications must include the position title in the subject line, be not more than four pages.
Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
Application Deadline 20th June, 2017.