Finance Assistant I at Breakthrough Action-Nigeria

Breakthrough Action-Nigeria is a new five-year, USAID-funded project. The goal of Breakthrough ACTION/Nigeria is to increase the practice of 17 priority individual and household level behaviors and five provider targeted behaviors in the areas of malaria; maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition; family planning and reproductive health (RH); and tuberculosis, while increasing the capacity of national and sub-national entities to coordinate and oversee quality SBC programming. Implementation will vary by health area across eleven states. The project will require interested and qualified candidates to fill the new position below:Job Title: Finance Assistant I Advert Code: FAS160818Location: AbujaReports to: Senior Finance Officer IISlot: 2 OpeningsSummaryThe Finance Assistant I under the direct supervision of Senior Finance Officer II and technical guidance from the Finance and Admin Director will assist the finance team in performing routine finance tasks and helping program staff on finance related needs were necessary.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesAssist with raising day to day paymentsAssist with the handling of office petty cashEnsures that all supporting documents are available and attached to the payment vouchersEnsure travel and activity advances from the field offices are retired timelyEnsure all vouchers are serially numbered and stamped paidProper filling of finance documents for easy retrievalMake payments to participants for meetings and workshopsEnsure proper photocopying and scanning of monthly payment vouchersSupport the Finance Officer in submission of PAYE and Withholding Tax ChequesEnsure the safe receipt, handling and banking of Staff retirements fundsSupport the FCT Team with finance related field activitiesComplete other duties as assigned.

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