Sightsavers Finance and Logistics Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

Sightsavers Finance and Logistics Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

Sightsavers implements projects in over 30 countries in Africa and South Asia working to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote the rights of people with disabilities.

We are looking for two Finance and Logistics Assistants, one to be based in Kebbi State and one to be based in Zamfara State, to work closely with the NTD Programmes team to assist in the effective implementation of programmes.

Title: Finance and Logistics Assistant x2

Location: 1 x Kebbi State, 1 x Zamfara State, Nigeria – in office

Contract: 12 months fixed term contract

Salary: Local Terms and Conditions apply

About the role

The position of Finance and Logistics Assistant will build on your existing experience of programme financial monitoring within an NGO/INGO.

As the Finance and Logistics Assistant, you will work directly with the Finance Team, the Compliance Team and state Programme teams to ensure programme implementation is done effectively and that all field expenditure is done in accordance with donor requirements, generally accepted accounting principles and Sightsavers policies.

The Finance and Logistics Assistant will assist in a wide range of tasks which the team undertakes in the implementation of the project.

Finance and Logistics Assistant duties and accountabilities include:

  • The development and documentation of the project implementation plans.

  • The documentation, filling and archiving of documents (programme, monitoring and financial reports) in appropriate storage filling methods.

  • Innovative implementation of activities for programme delivery and achievement of organisational objectives.

  • Arranging and coordinating programme meetings and activities, also ensure reports are written and submitted within the expected timeframe.

  • Preparation of payment vouchers, cashbook and bank reconciliation statement, partners financial report and donor report.

  • Periodic verification of physical assets, bank transactions and collection of bank statement.

  • The gathering/photocopying of supporting documentations for payment vouchers and coding and filling of payment vouchers
    in arch file accordingly.

  • The process payment to vendors, per diem and transportation for participants during field activities.

  • Tracking and following up on all outstanding advances to ensure timely retirement.

  • Logistics for activity preparation and travels.

  • Compliance and risk management.

  • This is a highly varied and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills. Please click here for the Job Description for full details.

    About you

    This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with some working experience within programme finance and financial monitoring who is looking to build on this and take the next step in their career.

    Jobholder Requirements

  • A Degree/Higher National Diploma or equivalent in Finance, Accounting or similar fields of study

  • Working experience of programme finance within an NGO/INGO

  • Good Microsoft Suit skills, including Excel

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Sightsavers Finance and Logistics Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

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