Finance and Administrative Officer at The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) i

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the worlds leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize.We seek suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute’s station in Onne, Rivers State:Job Title: Finance and Administrative OfficerRef: IITA-HR-NRS2017-0030ELocation: Onne, Rivers Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)ResponsibilitiesSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:Carryout monthly preparation of the station cash position, bank reconciliations and financial reportsMonitor the station budget and analyse advance accounts, petty cash accounts, reimbursements, payments and any other accounts related with the operations of the office;Provide administrative, financial and logistical support to the Country Coordinator/Station Head;Liaise with the procurement officer, ensure that procurements and payments to local suppliers on behalf of the project are done expeditiously;Make travel arrangement for meetings, training and workshop for the national project team;Handle motor vehicle maintenance, service, supervise the driver and conduct general office administrative dutiesKeep inventory of office equipment and supplies;Handle telephone call/faxes, receive and assist visitors to the office;Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor. 

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