Finance Assistant at Malaria Consortium – Jigawa

Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations, which is dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium (MC) works to improve lives in Africa and Asia through sustainable, evidence-based programmes that combat targeted diseases and promote child and maternal health.

Malaria Consortium has recently been awarded funding from Givewell Foundation to implement seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) in three countries, including Nigeria. The funds will support SMC implementation in selected LGAs in Jigawa and Katsina states as a follow on to previous SMC campaigns funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and DFID. Approved by WHO in 2012, SMC is the monthly administration of a combination sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and amodiaquine (SP+AQ) to children aged 3-59 months during the malaria transmission season to prevent or reduce the effects malaria. Evidence suggests that SMC given monthly prevents approximately 75% of all malaria episodes.

We are is currently looking to recruit candidates for the role below in the Givewell SMC project:

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Jigawa

Job Description

  • The Officer will provide cashier functions and accounting services including maintaining proper financial records of all transactions in accordance with Malaria Consortium’s financial procedures to the respective field office.

Qualifications

  • Candidate should have a HND or Bachelors in Accounting with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a finance team, with at least one year of this in an Accounts Officer role.
  • Knowledge of donor funded financial reporting systems and high proficiency in Microsoft office tools especially excel is an added advantage.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
The appointment term will be for a renewable period of up to 24 months, with an initial 6 months’ probationary period.

Application Closing Date

10th July 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and a copy of their recent CV to: mcvacancy@gridconsulting.net

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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