Finance Assistant at Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development - ACTED

The Agency For Technical Cooperation And Development (ACTED)

Job Description / Responsibility

The Finance Assistant be supporting the Finance Officer to be accountable for the true and fair accountancy of the Base.

He/She is responsible to respect and follow-up the ACTED’s financial procedures.

He/She is responsible to update SAGA and work on Finance Titanic on monthly basis.

He as well would be expected to assist in the preparation of project financial report if authorized by The Finance Officer


On a daily basis:

Allocation of the Expenses: Daily allocation of expenses on “purchase orders” & “vouchers”;

Data entry in SAGA: Daily vouchers to be entered in SAGA;

Follow-up of Contracts: Update contracts follow-up database in TITANIC, whenever payments or any other changes occur to specific contract(s)

Assistance: Assist the Country Finance Manager whenever needed

On a weekly basis:

Weekly cash request: Prepare Statement of expenditures and present it to the Finance Manager on each Friday

On a monthly basis:

Cash Request (Monthly Budgeting): To prepare the monthly budgeting of the base office for the coming month and send it to Country Finance manager on the12th of each month;

Monthly official signature table

SAGA (Accountancy of the month): To send monthly closure of accountancy (Saga) to the CFM before the 5th of each month.

Finance Vouchers of the month: Review and send all the Finance Vouchers to the capital office after receiving the SAGA backup.

TITANIC: Prepare Titanic sheets of the Capital office and send them to the CFM before the 10th of each month;

Maintain all allocation tables and BFU update on monthly basis;

Cost Control:

Ensure that all the expenses of the area are allocated on the available projects

Ensure that the running cost of the area are not exceeding the standard norms

Ensure that non allocated resources are not used on any project, unless an approval is given by the CFM or CR;


Review and check all project related financial, logistics, administrative, and program information and send them to the Capital Compliance Officer.

Facilitate the country Compliance review process once the project has been terminated and ensure the accurate documentation of costs/expenses allocations within the documentation;

We Offer:

Contract length: 6 Months with possibility of extension

Level: E1-1 (national contract)

Start date: As soon as possible Desirable

Educational Requirements

    University degree or advanced training/ course in Banking and Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, sociology, social work, international affairs, humanitarian or related field

Experience Requirements

    An understanding of humanitarian/civil society issues in the country and the region.

    1-2 years working experience, in the field of business is require.

    Experience with the use of SaGa (Accountancy) and Microsoft Office Package

    Previous working experience with humanitarian agencies is desirable.

    Experience working with displaced populations is desirable.

Additional Job Requirements

    All employees should master ACTED's core Principles: Independence, Neutrality, Non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, Ethics, Professionalism, anti-Corruption, Transparency and Accountability

    Moreover, we also expect the following:

    Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages.

Company Information
The Agency For Technical Cooperation And Development (ACTED) Address : Paso Tower, 11th Floor, 88 Silom Road, Bangkok 10500, , Bangkok , Nigeria Web : Website

Job Summary

The Agency For Technical Cooperation And Development (ACTED)
  • Category : Accounting and Finance Professionals
  • Posted on : 18 Jul 2019
  • Job Type : Contract
  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Employer : The Agency For Technical Cooperation And Development (ACTED)
  • Experience : 0
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Borno
  • Application Deadline : 22 Jul 2019

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Print at: 21 Jan, 2020 11:52 pm

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