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.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Position: Finance and Compliance OfficerProgram/Department Summary The Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE) Programme is an initiative to improve learning outcomes and the economic status of marginalized adolescent girls aged 16-19 in the Northern Nigerian states of Kano and Kaduna, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria. General Position SummaryThe Finance and Compliance Officer will ensure compliance with donors regular as well Mercy Corps internal policies and procedures.S/he will support all financial functions in Nigeria country including accounting, banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting and grant financial management and compliance.The Finance and Compliance Officer will ensure accuracy and completeness of Mercy Corps accounting roles and will support the monthly accounting cycle and sub award management.Essential Job ResponsibilitiesEnsure compliance with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to emergency programming.Support in the preparation of monthly cash flow projections.Prepare the month end accounting close processSupport documentation in country officePrepare sub-journals and upload data to the general ledgerFollow up with maintaining the general ledger softwareAssist in the training and support of all partner finance officer in field officesMonitor cash and bank balance and accounts consolidationParticipate in conducting sub grantee assessment and preparation of sub grantee agreementSupport in conducting sub grantee assessment and preparation of sub grantee agreementDevelop and organize activities to secure resources for programs and convince stakeholders to provide support. Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with consortium partners, sub-grantees, donors, local governments and other stakeholders.Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.