Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS) is recruiting for contract Finance Assistant.
Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) incorporated in October 2007. HIFASS was primarily established as a continued effort of the Nigeria Ministry of Defence Health services to provide strategic manpower needs of the Military health facilities so as to meet the health needs of Military personnel, their families and the population around military health facilities, especially for the control of HIV epidemic and other related diseases
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Finance Assistant Location: Benue State Reports To: Program Manager/Accountant HQ Duration: 6 months
Purpose of Position
The Finance Assistant refers to UNHCR Manuals and relevant policy papers to assists with the processing of financial transactions. S/he keeps frequent contact with staff at various levels in the office and with bank officials and suppliers to exchange information.
Compile and verify budget and accounting data by checking files, calculating expenditure and estimating projections.
Assist newly arriving or departing staff members on opening/closing bank account; process their entitlement upon assignment.
Issue PO and non-PO vouchers including monthly salaries of HIFASS/non HIFASS Staff, daily subsistence allowance to staff going on official missions, cost of air-tickets, requisitions of goods and services based on agreements with the suppliers, office running common cost, rental and salary advances, lease agreements of UNHCR offices, etc.
Process on-line bank transfers ensuring that bank accounts of staff and suppliers are complete.
Liaise with other functional units who work closely with Finance Unit on relevant issues.
If applicable, may be required to assist in the preparation of the VAT refund submissions and monitoring of the reimbursable amounts.
Maintain efficient and timely archiving system of physical and electronic files to ensure that all documents are accounted for.
May be assigned as the custodian of the office petty-cash.
Draft routine correspondence.
Perform any other related tasks as required.
Min Required Experience:
Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Office Management, Human Resources or other related field.
Minimum 5 years of job experience relevant to the function;
Computer skills (MS office and Quickbooks).
Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant language or local language (as applicable in the duty station).
Knowledge in UNHCR Admin and financial rules, procedures and processes;
Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should send their current Curriculum Vitaes and Cover letters to "The Assistant Director, Human Resources (HIFASS)" in only one attachment (MS word document) and indicate the title of the position and choice of location (e.g Cross River State, Benue) as the subject of the mail.
Note: Only shortlisted applicant will be invited for interview and HIFASS will not cover any cost for invited shortlisted candidates.
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