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  • Posted: Sep 18, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 24, 2020
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    Action Against Hunger | ACF International, a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger, works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger.
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    Finance Assistant

    Location: Dutse, Jigawa State
    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 submitted in accordance with the AAH procedures, ensuring all invoices are accurate, consistent and signed.
    • Review all documents submitted for payments. (Photocopy, original, pro forma, translation, date, signature, stamp, and terms used, accuracy of calculations etc.)

    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.

    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.
    • Maintain bank, supplier contracts, PAYE, vendor & all other finance relevant contracts in finance department.
    • Verify & cross-check all base monthly financial documents are correctly allocated & completed as per AAH archiving guidelines
    • Assist Base Finance Officer in archiving financial files as per AAH archiving guidelines


    • 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 one year experience in a similar role.

    Skills and Experience

    • 1 year of experience in one or more of the following areas: Administration, HR, Finance, Logistics.
    • Exceptional organization and planning skills, ability to manage and follow work plans.
    • Highly developed interpersonal, 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.
    • Champion of AAH Charter values of: Professionalism, Transparency, Neutrality, Access to Victims and  Non-Discrimination.


    • Previous INGO experience.
    • Experience with donor-funded programs.
    • Experience supervising others.

    Minimum Basic Salary
    NGN156,995 per Month

    Method of Application

    Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Action Against Hunger | ACF-International on to apply

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