Finance/Administrative Assistant in Abuja, Nigeria


Financial Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2016-028
Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Provide administrative, financial and logistical support to the Country Coordinator;
  • Prepare monthly cash position and bank reconciliations ;
  • Maintain a ledger, monitor and analyze the budget ;
  • Liaise with the Procurement Officer, ensure that procurements and payments to local suppliers on behalf of the project are done expeditiously;
  • Implement CIP financial policies and and prepare regular financial reporting ;
  • Make travel arrangements for the project team and any other project partners / visitors in the country;
  • Make arrangements for meetings, trainings and workshops for the national project team;
  • Handle motor vehicle maintenance, service and supervise the driver;
  • Keep inventory of office equipment and supplies;
  • Handle telephone calls/faxes, receive and assist visitors to the office;
  • Liaise with Senior Project Assistant to enforce partner contracts;
  • Maintain the office filing system (manual and electronic) including backup, archiving and storage;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • BSc/HND in Accounting, Business Administration or other related field.


  • A minimum of 3 years in finance and administration experience in a reputable organization is desirable.

Ideal Candidate must:

  • Be familiar with grants and contracts administration in a non for profit organization
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write project and financial reports.
  • Be a team player accustomed to working in multi-cultural groups.
  • Have good communication skills and willingness to travel.
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