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job title: job vacancy at Heartland Alliance International

job field: Accounting / Finance / Audit

posted date: 2019-01-25

Heartland Alliance International supports meaningful change in the lives of vulnerable individuals in the aftermath of violence and rights abuses. Across the world, when human rights are threatened, Heartland Alliance International works to restore them. We provide specialized mental health care and access to legal services to improve well-being and restore justice for marginalized people and communities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title:  Finance and Administrative Assistant
Location: Akwa - Ibom

Job Responsibilities

Carry out day-to-day financial as well administrative related issues for the project(s) within the state.
He/She will support the accounts advisor in financial and internal control concerns within the field office such as raising of vouchers, making payments and maintaining proper office records within the field office.
Keep proper office records/filings as appropriate
Record minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the staff in the field office
Aid with ensuring that personnel files in the field office are up to date with relevant documents.
Support in organizing and coordinating meetings, workshops and trainings, both on-site and off-site: making travel and hotel arrangements for staff and consultants, identifying and booking venues
Aid in generating activity budgets and maintaining office cash float.
Review staff travels and project activities advances retirements
Assist in the preparation of the Monthly Financial report
Any other duty as assigned
Aid the Accounts Advisor with handling the day-to-day Finance and administration related issues in the field office
Evaluation of documentations, raising vouchers and cheques upon approvals
Ensures that all financial transactions are properly documented
Implementing administrative processes in the field offices in line with organizational requirement


A degree or equivalent qualification in Accounting or relevant field
2 years relevant experience
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision 
Fluency in oral and written English and should have knowledge of the use of QuickBooks
Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English
Strong attention to detail
Strong organizational and prioritization skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or competency required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Competencies:

Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
Respects cultural environment in which person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community.
Do not discriminate persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity, age, preferred jobs or behavioral habits
Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and complete projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision.
Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively;
Excellent oral and written English communication skills
Knowledge of Local Language preferred.
Demonstrated competency in public speaking
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook/Exchange, Windows operating systems, Power Point.Other software routinely used by Heartland Alliance
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The employee will be required to co-locate with local partners usually in the same office.
The employee is required to travel regularly to often insecure and limited-resource environments.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
from 2019-01-25 to 2019-01-25
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