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  • Finance Assistant at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

  • Posted on: 6 June, 2019 Deadline: 14 June, 2019
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  • Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

    Finance Assistant


    Location: Monguno, Borno
    Starting Date: As Soon As Possible
    Direct Line Manager: Finance Officer

    Objective 1

    • Responsible for the base field payment.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Visit the fields during various program/activities to make payments.
    • Support the program’s cash transfer implementation.
    • Make payments and verify the consistency of supporting documents summited in accordance with the AAH procedures, ensuring all invoices are accurate, consistent and signed.
    • Check the nature of all documents presented for payments. (Photocopy, original, pro forma, translation, date, signature, stamp, terms used, accuracy of calculations etc.)
    • Handover all unpaid voucher cash balances to Finance Officer.
    • Ensure that physical cash handed for payment corresponds to total amount on the PVs.

    Objective 2

    • Ensure compliance of the supply chain guidelines and payment mode.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Respect AAH purchasing procedures as per KLV3 when giving an advance and to report to Finance Officer and Finance Manager if these procedures are not respected.
    • Ensure that Logistics and PMs comply with the supply chain guidelines.
    • Liaise with Log department for any discrepancy and missing procedures.
    • Clear and release cash advances with logistics/programs.
    • Maintain and handle properly all PVs/other financial documents

    Objective 3

    • File and archive the documents.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Check that all invoices/supporting documents and their amount corresponds to the cash voucher total value.
    • Photocopy and file all the invoices/documents (base financial books) according to the monthly base book-keeping before sending to Capital office for archiving.
    • Check that all the invoices are present and attached to the PVs.
    • Follow up with programs/Log for supporting documents.

    Internal & External Relationship

    • Directly reporting to the Finance Officer.
    • Technically supported by the Finance Manager.
    • Liaise with Finance Manager.
    • Liaise with Capital finance team.
    • Liaise with Log team/PMs


    • Beneficiaries (daily workers)
    • Vendors
    • Suppliers

    Position Requirements

    • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree/HND in Accounting, Management, Finance or related field; MBA or similar higher Degree will be a plus.
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a finance and administration-related role.

    Skills & Experience

    • Professionalism
    • Organized with time management and planning skills.
    • Sense of confidentiality.
    • Strong computer skills, and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Ability to manage and follow work plans.
    • Good interpersonal skills  (communication, able to negotiate, influence, give effective feedback, be a team player)
    • Able to manage stress effectively, juggle competing priorities, balance various programmatic, logistic and team needs.


    • Experience in a non-governmental organization is preferred.
    • Experience with donor-funded programs would be appreciated.

    Gross Basic Salary

    • NGN156,995 - NGN252,100 per month.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

    Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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