The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.
In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the anticipated prevention of gender-based violence and livelihoods support project.
Applications are invited for the position below:
Job Title: Finance and Admin Officer
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 1 (One) Year
Managing of petty cash transaction;
Disbursing of funds to all participants during workshops;
Handling of cash payments to all vendors/Staff
Preparation of petty cash update and reports;
Weekly cash reconciliation and replenishment;
Scanning and filing financial documents into database and maintaining hard copies filling;
Review of payment documents in relation to payment checklist;
Keep petty cash funds in safe and provide periodic petty cash report.
Raising of Payment Vouchers/Petty Cash Vouchers
Day to day bank liaison and general finance and Admin duties
Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.
B.Sc in Accounting / Banking and Finance with 3 years of project experience
Grant management experience for UNHCR projects
Experience in the use of financial accounting software
Experience in project finance, audit and project banking
Knowledge of UNHCR financial regulations and ICT skills.
Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.
The project is to be implemented in two target LGAs in Borno state that are currently accessible. The position is local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
The position is contingent on the award of the project to the American University of Nigeria.
The position is for a year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.
The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.aun.edu.ng