Finance Assistant at Ambassadors of Dialogue, Climate and Reintegration (DCR Ambassadors)

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Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Contract

Job Summary
The Finance Assistant is to assist the Finance officer by managing the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department, responsible for Cash processing and record-keeping of the day to day transactions in accordance with DCR Ambassadors policies and procedures.


  • To assist the Finance Officer in ensuring that timely and accurate payments are made.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of payment documents in compliance with DCR ambassadors, donor policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with distinct teams for advance issuance and their timely adjustment of advances, trainings and documentation.
  • Ensure completeness of supporting documents in all respect which includes authenticity of signatures, cross-checking attendance sheets, and verifying payments made to beneficiaries
  • Posting all vouchers into transaction spreadsheet on daily basis for review by the Finance Officer and ensure that all information in the spreadsheet is correct and complete.
  • Processing of petty cash transactions on daily basis and ensure petty cash is replenished on time to meet daily cash needs.
  • Carry out cash count as per the DCR Ambassadors’ policy and schedule and document the cash count sheets for records.
  • Prepare all payments and make sure that they are properly coded and supported with relevant necessary documents.
  • Assist Finance office in monthly bank & account reconciliation.
  • Ensure all the financial documents are properly filed and Paid stamping of all the invoices and related documents before filing.
  • Ensure timely preparation of tax challan & deposit into the bank.
  • Visit the Bank for necessary collection & submission of financial documents.
  • Photocopies & scanning of all necessary documents/Instruments.
  • Perform any other task assign by the line manager.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, or a closely related field.
  • Minimum of three years of Finance experience preferably in NGO is mandatory.
  • Honesty and strong commitment.
  • Accuracy in record checking.
  • Ability to work as part of the team.
  • IT skills including MS Office & Accounting applications.


  • Fluency in English ( spoken and written), Hausa, and Kanuri

Application Closing Date
21st December, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed CV and a Motivation Letter to: [email protected] and copy [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only complete application packages will be considered. Female candidates are encouraged to apply

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