USAID Job in Nigeria for a Graduate Finance Assistant

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) – SACE is a five-year
project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
through a contract with Chemonics International. It aims to strengthen
civil society to influence the development and implementation of
democratic reforms at the national, state, and local levels in Nigeria.

SACE supports both CSOs’ increased capacity to engage and influence
public institutions on key issues using the innovative STAR methodology
as well as their ability to strengthen public awareness and support for
reform. SACE explicitly aims to engage marginalized populations, such as
women, youth, and people with disabilities.

The project works with sixteen core partners and over 200 cluster
members and collaborators. In its third year, the project now seeks to
hire dedicated and high performing individual for the position below:

Job Title:
Finance Assistant
Job Description

  • The Finance Assistants primary responsibilities are making
    payments, preparing bank reconciliations, filing, photocopying, scanning
    and making cash/check deposits to the bank,
  • The individual will assist the Accountant with a variety of administrative and accounting tasks as directed.

 The idea candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of an OND or equivalent in Accounting, Auditing and Finance, or Business Administration.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • One year post-NYSC experience.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology.
  • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal skills, and should communicate well in written and oral English.
  • Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft programs (i.e. Excel, Word).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: (state position title in the subject box of the e-mail)

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  • Applications should comprise a cover letter, a CV.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The project strongly encourages applications from women, people with disability and young peoples
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; no follow up e-mails, please

Application Deadline  2nd September, 2016.

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