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  • Posted: May 18, 2022
    Deadline: May 20, 2022
  • Malaria Consortium Nigeria is committed to tackling the large number of malaria cases and deaths in the country. Working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and other partners, we lead and support three major malaria control initiatives in the country: Support to the National Malaria Control Programme (SuNMaP); NetWorks and MAPS. Our areas of focus in...
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    Finance Assistant (PF-SMC Support)

    Locations: Abuja, Bauchi, Borno, Kebbi, Kogi, Nasarawa, Oyo, Plateau and Sokoto
    Employment Type: Temporary, Contract
    Duration: This is a fixed term contract for the period of 5 months

    Job Purpose

    • The Finance Assistant will provide finance functions including clerical work and accounting services of maintaining proper financial records of all transactions in accordance with MC financial procedures to the respective field offices.

    Scope of work

    • The Finance Assistant will be responsible for timely filing of field/country office monthly financial information inclusive of payment vouchers, bank information, financial correspondence etc.
    • S/he will also ensure orderliness within the finance department.
    • The Finance Assistant will deal with all payments documentation as well as advising the Project Manager, Technical Officer and Financial Accountant on the arising financial matters and sharing area of concern with suggested solution within he/her capacity.

    Key Accountabilities
    Finance work (50%):

    • Review all transactions and ensure completeness of documentation and approvals.
    • Review attendance using the approved Database and prepare payment schedules for participants of SMC personnel to ensure names in attendance sheet tally with Database and Schedules.
    • Prepare payment vouchers, ensure correctness of cost classification and coding
    • Receive payment advise and attached to relevant documents to file
    • Preparing Payment schedule of all meetings, workshop and training participants and consultants
    • Safeguarding the organisation resources by scrutinising all payment requests, TAFs, PRFs by adhering to the MC Manual, Policies and Procedures
    • Follow up on the stock balance of financial documents (forms, vouchers, receipts etc.) and make a timely order before stock outs occurs.
    • Work with Finance Officer to ensure PV is raised with all supporting documents for every payment made and filed.
    • Advising the Finance Officer on the arising financial matters and sharing areas of concern with suggested solutions.
    • Maintain an excel journal template for recording of all payments completed and share with Finance Officer weekly for posting.

    Suppliers Invoice (15%):

    • Track and receive all invoices from suppliers & vendors and prepare the Invoice authorisation forms
    • Prepare all invoice payments and obtain approval from the authorised personnel

    Operations related work (30%):

    • In charge of archiving, scanning and filling all finance documents and ensuring that they are in safe custody and easily accessible by the finance team.
    • Ensure Finance Documents (PVs) are filled as per Malaria Consortium Finance Manual filing requirement.
    • In-charge of collating timesheets of all field office staff.
    • Keep tracker for all payment documents to ensure they are sent/ received to/in Abuja.

    Perform other duties as require by Finance Officer, Accountant and Finance Manager. This will include but not limited to (5%):

    • Support audit by making documents available.
    • Support in Asset spot check and physical verification.

    The successful candidate will have:

    • OND / HND or Bachelor's in Accounting
    • Minimum of 2 years experience in a finance team, with at least one year in an      Accounts Assistant position.
    • Desirable
    • Experience in working in INGO an added advantage
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other software skills.

    Method of Application


    • Due to the nature of this role we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and the role might be filled and closed before the closing date.
    • Early applications are encouraged.
    • To apply for this position you will need to have the right to work in Nigeria.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Malaria Consortium on to apply

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