Finance Assistant at Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS)

Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) incorporated in October 2007. HIFASS was primarily established as a continued effort of the Nigeria Ministry of Defence Health services to provide strategic manpower needs of the Military health facilities so as to meet the health needs of Military personnel, their families and the population around military health facilities, especially for the control of HIV epidemic and other related diseasesWe are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Finance AssistantLocation: Benue StateReports To: Program Manager/Accountant HQDuration: 6 monthsPurpose of PositionThe Finance Assistant refers to UNHCR Manuals and relevant policy papers to assists with the processing of financial transactions. S/he keeps frequent contact with staff at various levels in the office and with bank officials and suppliers to exchange information.ResponsibilitiesCompile and verify budget and accounting data by checking files, calculating expenditure and estimating projections.Assist newly arriving or departing staff members on opening/closing bank account; process their entitlement upon assignment.Issue PO and non-PO vouchers including monthly salaries of HIFASS/non HIFASS Staff, daily subsistence allowance to staff going on official missions, cost of air-tickets, requisitions of goods and services based on agreements with the suppliers, office running common cost, rental and salary advances, lease agreements of UNHCR offices, etc.Process on-line bank transfers ensuring that bank accounts of staff and suppliers are complete.Liaise with other functional units who work closely with Finance Unit on relevant issues.If applicable, may be required to assist in the preparation of the VAT refund submissions and monitoring of the reimbursable amounts.Maintain efficient and timely archiving system of physical and electronic files to ensure that all documents are accounted for.May be assigned as the custodian of the office petty-cash.Draft routine correspondence.Perform any other related tasks as required.

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