Finance & Administrative Assistant

FHI 360

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all US. states and territories.

Requisition: 

  • 2018200270

Supervisor: 

  • Field Coordinator

Project Description

  • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance.
  • These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.
  • FHI360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through the integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions

Basic Functions

  • Under the direction of the Field Coordinator, the Finance & Admin. Assistant performs recording keeping and payment transactions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists in the accurate keeping of all financial transactions for the field site.
  • Prepare monthly financial report forms which accompany executed sub project documents.
  • Assists in the provision of logistic support for workshops and training.
  • Assists in the maintenance of an efficient records/storage of all office supplies.
  • Serves as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
  • Coordinates all administrative and secretarial support services for the state office (as relevant).
  • Records minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the staff of the state.
  • Assists with production of presentation materials for staff members.
  • Manages incentive payments for community volunteers and all field site transactions.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in accounting related to NGOs and community level programs, with increasing responsibility.
  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Proven ability in accounting for medium, multifaceted programs
  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, community volunteers and recipients of assistance
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English & Hausa communication.

Remuneration

  • The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:

Core benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision coverage
  • Group life and AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Long-term disability
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Business travel insurance
  • Supplemental personal accident insurance
  • Supplemental disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Pension plan

Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

  • Public transportation program
  • On-site fitness center
  • Local credit union membership
  • Health and wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
  • Bicycle subsidy
  • Legal assistance plan
  • Pet insurance

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Summary

Company

FHI 360

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Borno

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years