Finance Assistant at Premiere Urgence Internationale PUI

Job Title: Finance Assistant | Location: Maiduguri, Borno | Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)
Contract Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Contract End Date: 31st July, 2021.

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General Objective

  • The Finance assistant will have to assist theDeputy Finance Manager in all the activities related to finance and cash management.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Treasury & Cash Follow-up:
    • Manage the cashbox and ensure the safe keeping of cashbox
    • Process receipts and invoices for cash payments
    • Do daily physical inventory of the cashbox with the Finance Officer
    • Ensure the daily worker payments
    • Prepare and follow up the pay-outs and cash advances,within established guidelines
    • Guarantee security of the cashbox andconfidentiality of information
  • Finance & Accounting Management:
    • Check,  before  recording  any  entry,  that  the  invoices  are compliant with PUI’s regulations and procedures
    • Record cash expenses in the excel books on a daily basis, and properly fill in the information needed (date,accounting code, project, budget code, etc.)
    • Issue voucher numbers, and properly archive the invoices and Saga vouchers in dedicated files, as per the donors’ rules and regulations
    • Assist in the preparation for the external audit visits (donor and coordination visits)
  • Archiving Finance Record:
    • Manage the electronic archival of Finance files as per the filing process at the base level and share the scan data with Abuja
    • Manage the physical archival of Finance files as per the archiving process at the base level.

The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.

Priorities of the Department:

  • Be responsible of all cash payments and relevant protocols related to the base.
  • Ensure the accountancy hard copies quality.
  • Scanning of all finance documents.
  • Ensure that the cash security procedures are implemented and respected

Mandatory Requirements

  • Language skills: Fluent in Hausa and English, Kanuri is appreciated.
  • Education Degree: University Degree in Finance, Accounting, or another relevant degree.
  • Work experience: Minimum 1 year of experience in a similar position (NGOs/private companies).
  • Knowledge and Skills: Good analytical and writing skills.
  • Computer skills: Good knowledge of the MS office software including Word, Outlook. Excellent in Excel.



  • Strong motivation to help people in need
  • Accounting and Finance.

Transversal Skills:

  • Well organized.
  • Ability to take initiative to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work.
  • Ability  to  adapt  or  change  priorities  according  to  the  changing  situation within  a  mission  or  the organization itself.
  • Autonomy, neutrality, hard worker.
  • Able to manage stress and pressure.

Application Closing Date
30th April, 2021.

How to Apply
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