Finance Logistics Assistant

  • International, Nigeria Kogi State

Salary: Local Terms & Conditions apply

Contract:  15 months

Sightsavers are excited to be recruiting a Finance Assistant who will support the finance administration and management for Kogi Ministry of Health (MoH). The Finance Assistant  will work with implementing partners and the Compliance and Risk Manager to ensure financial principles of the contract are complied with, support with financial  functions of the Kogi MoH programmes, and will plan and support the delivery of supplies and the application of an efficient commodity and logistics system for the programmes in accordance with donor requirements.

As the Finance Assistant you will ensure financial control and conformity to the polices and procedures on Financial Management & Controls, Financial Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Monitoring and Audits, and ensure compliance to local regulations and governance requirements.

Other duties of the Finance Assistant  will include implementing and maintaining vehicle/fleet logistics and movement protocols, tracking, monitoring and inventory analysis of the programmes and supplies employing the use of monitoring tools, supporting and strengthening financial management, accountability and capacities of partners in accordance with the principles of the contract and developing and providing grant management support.

As the successful candidate you will have a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field  (Accounting or similar), have a good level of working experience in a similar role (ideally within an IGNO environment),  possess Project Financial management skills, have the ability to understand and work with project  budgets, forecast and reports, and have a background of financial management of Donor Funds. Fluency in English is required for this role.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details

Interviews: Week commencing 9th December 2020

Sightsavers works to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote the rights of people with disabilities. Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes, and where people with disabilities participate equally in society.

We are truly committed to creating an inclusive culture which values and recognises diversity as something that will only ever make an organisation better. We encourage anyone to apply who possesses the qualities and behaviours outlined or who believes they have the propensity to learn them fast. You will be joining an inclusive and supportive team who welcome people from all backgrounds.

Sightsavers does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

Closing Date: 26 November, 2020

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