Thursday, 15 June 2017


Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Abuja
Category: F1
Based in: Abuja
Direct supervisor: Deputy Finance Coordinator
Works closely with Logistics, HR & Admin departments

General Objective

Finance Assistant has responsibility to support payments, receipts and disbursement of funds.
He/She is responsible for preparing financial statements, preparing the cash books, maintaining cash controls, cross-checking the payroll and maintaining accounts payable.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Keep and maintain all the accounts records in soft as well as in hard form.
Establish, maintain and reconcile the general ledgers
Responsible for the daily routine of the organization with the banks
Prepare the first draft of and reconciliation of bank statements
Establish and maintain third parties accounts
Prepare and submit a first draft of regular accounting reports to the Deputy Finance and Admin Coordinator.
Any other accounting task assigned by the supervisor.

Cash management:

Processes receipts and invoices for cash payments
To analyse the cash situation weekly and report same to the Deputy Admin and Finance Coordinator.
To ensure the safe keeping of the cashboxes.
To perform periodic cash counts with the Deputy Finance and Admin Coordinator.
To ensure that the cash security procedures is implemented and respected

Invoice and Payment management:

Processes receipts and invoices for bank payments
Issue checks for all accounts due


Maintain financial files and records
Assist with preparation of the cash flow forecast
Prepare the first draft of monthly financial statements balance sheets, income, etc.)
Assist with the audits on the field
To aid in the preparation and payment of taxes and pensions as at when due.

The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project needs. The employee could be requested to perform other tasks as his/her Line Manager in line with his duties.

Required Skills

Language skills: Fluent in English
Education degree: Graduate in Finance/Accounting/Business Administration/Economics
Knowledge of generally accepted accountancy principles
Work experience: Minimum 1 year of relevant experience as a Cashier or Finance Assistant.
Experience in Accounting and book keeping is critical
Experience in an INGO is an asset


Commitment to the NGO values and principles
Organized with time management and planning skills
Sense of confidentiality and Integrity
Strong computer skills, and familiarity with Microsoft Excel.
Ability to manage flow of work.
Good interpersonal skills (communication, able to negotiate, influence, give effective feedback, be a team player)

Application Closing Date
27th June, 2017.

Method of Application
Applicants should send their Applications and CV’s to:


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