Mediatrix Development Foundation (MDF) is an initiative of Her Excellency, Dr. Mrs Linda Ayade who also sits on the Board as President of the organization which is aimed at improving the lives of women and children by reducing the burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases, within these target populations in Cross River State through effective collaboration with Government MDA’s and other relevant stakeholders and partners.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Officer

Location: Calabar, Cross River
Employment Type: Full-time

Key Roles
Under the general supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, the Finance Officer will:

  • Support in the training of new employees/assistants in the accounting department.
  • Assign financial responsibilities in consultation with the Chief Operating Officer.
  • Conduct financial evaluations that are timely and constructive.
  • Prepare corporate financial statements in a timely fashion.
  • Create and maintain financial controls and procedures for MDF.
  • Conduct periodic audits of budget items, including comparing per diems to actual expenses and other budget-to-actual comparisons.
  • Provide relevant financial information to the Principal/CEO
  • Prepare finance SOPs and applicable documents.
  • Oversee and take responsibility for all financial procedures and records.
  • Maintain corporate checking accounts and invoices.
  • Responsible for the various ledgers, including cash disbursements, cash receipts, accounts payable, month-end payroll summary, accounts receivable summary, and journal entries to adjust the general ledger.
  • Generate monthly reports, including accounts payable reconciliation, accounts receivable reconciliation, cash flow report, and balance sheet audits.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by Mediatrix foundation.
  • Ensure Complete and reliable financial information is maintained- conduct budget vs. actuals budget analysis; ensuring appropriate expensing and coding of award costs; analyze Life of Award (LoA) reports for financial monitoring of spend; conduct general ledger reviews, as needed; and determine corrective actions necessary to resolve errors.
  • Support budget preparation, modification and ensure timely reflection on QuickBooks.
  • Review and ensure donor reports are coherent, accurate and submitted timely.
  • Maintain and update Finance files (electronic and hard copy files)
  • Use QuickBooks in managing organization financial data.
  • Review of contractual performance of projects with Project Lead, proactively working to address financial/compliance issues; escalate risks and issues to line manager when needed.
  • Maintain a donor tracking mechanism to track all grant management performance indicators for effectively monitoring of grant activities to ensure progress and KPIs are met.
  • Conduct of Compliance review of all donors’ financial reports and proactively flag issues relating to cost recovery, expenditure rate, and value for money.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following document to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

  • A cover letter describing the candidate’s desire and motivation to work for MDF and how her/his qualifications and experience are a good fit for this position.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English, including three (3) professional references with contact information, phone and email address


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