PACT Nigeria Job for a Graduate Finance Assistant

Pact is an international non-governmental organization with headquarters
in Washington DC, USA. Pact has been in Nigeria since 2005, and
currently implements donor funded development projects in 4 States in
the area of Health, integrating livelihoods, capacity development, and
governance systems.
PACT is recruiting to fill the job position below:

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Job Description

  • The Finance Assistant will assist in all areas of the Finance management.

Specific Duties
The specific duties to be carried out by the successful candidate are listed below:

  • Prepare and follow up with transactions to ensure that payments are accurately captured, timely and complete;
  • Reviews procurement and payment documents ensuring appropriate cost coding and accuracy;
  • Ensures timely payments to vendors and other project related expenses such as telephone, travel etc.
  • Provides support in preparation of bid analysis, negotiation
    memos, purchase orders and other procurement documents in accordance
    with Pact’s and donor policies and procedures.
  • Processing all staff expenses, ensuring follow-through and filing
  • Handles Petty cash
  • Preparation of schedule for monthly statutory deductions.
  • Reconciliation of monthly payroll deductions.
  • Reviews sub-grant and sub-award financial reports, taking
    initiative to resolve problems in accordance with policies and program
  • Follow-up with 3rd part transactions, ensuring that all related
    documentation are submitted such as TA for sub-awards, deposit slips are
    properly filed etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum B.Sc in Accounting or its equivalent is required. Chartered accountant qualifications a plus.
  • Knowledge of internal control systems and financial audit processes.
  • Advanced use of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Power Point and MS Publisher.
  • Knowledge of OMB Circulars 110,122,133
  • Possession of 2 years of cognate experience in fund accounting.
    Experience with accounting standards/practices of international
    organization a strong plus.
  • Demonstrated experience with automated accounting systems (QuickBooks and serenics), including payroll.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume/CV and cover letter on their suitability to:


  • All CV’s/resume/applications MUST be in either word format or PDF.
  • Applicants MUST indicate the position applied for on the SUBJECT of the mail.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline  1st December, 2016.

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