The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for an Administrative Assistant. This position is a local one open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
•The Administrative Assistant contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations of the Bursary Department
• Performs a wide variety of administrative support services, ranging from complex to routine, all of which contribute to the efficient and professional operation of the office of the Bursar.
•Work in the Bursar’s office includes the handling of a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously.
•Assists in the timely, accurate preparation and distribution of meetings agendas and special events.
•Maintains confidentiality, tact and respect for all contacts
•Prepares, gathers, and relays confidential information and material on a regular basis.
•Organizes special events as required by the Assistant Bursar.
•Maintains comprehensive records on budget expenditures for Assistant Bursar.
•Attends meetings, as assigned, to record minutes.
Graduate in any of the social science or related business field.
•Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and maintaining general ledgers
•Experience in completion of bookkeeping and office administration procedures, coursework combined with related financial and administrative experience.
•Must have a minimum of two years’ experience in accounts receivable and proficiency in MS-Office and OPENERP a plus.
Other requirements, abilities for the position:
•Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial and payroll information
•Confidentiality concerning financial files
•The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:be honest and trustworthy
possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
demonstrate sound work ethics