​Premiere Urgence Internationale

  • Abuja, FCT

  • Permanent

  • Full-time


Date Posted: 2021-05-11

Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. We are hiring a Finance Officer in Abuja (FCT).

General Objective

  • Under the line management of the Deputy Finance Coordinator, the Finance officer assists the Deputy Finance Coordinator in all the activities related to finance and cash management.

Tasks / Responsibilities

Treasury & Cash Followup:

  • Control the management of the petty cash
  • Ensure that the daily physical inventory of the petty cash is accurate, and report any discrepancies to his/her line manager
  • Ensure availability of cash at coordination level and forecast any cash issue
  • Prepare the weekly cash forecast and request at the coordination level
  • Prepare and validate any checks done at the coordination level
  • Monitor due dates for payments of contracts
  • Followup with regular payments
  • Guarantee security of the cash and confidentiality of information
  • Finance & Accounting Management
  • Check, before recording any entry, that the invoices are compliant with PUI’s regulations and procedures
  • Record all expenses made through the bank in the excel books on a daily basis, and properly fill in the information needed (date, accounting code, project, budget code, etc.)
  • Monitor the voucher process, and the quality of archiving of the invoices, as per the donor’s rules and regulations
  • Guarantee the quality of the archiving process at the coordination level
  • Consolidate and check the accuracy of data of coordination accountancy
  • Prepare the monthly accounting closure for the coordination
  • Participate in the consolidation of budget followups
  • Prepare the weekly financial forecast of the coordination, compile it, and send it to the Finance Coordinator for validation
  • Collect all invoices exempted from the VAT
  • Issue a monthly With Holding Tax report
  • Prepare the bank reconciliation at the end of each month
  • Prepare the annual closing documents for the coordination
  • Prepare the external audit visits (donor and coordination visits)
  • Capacity Building
  • When required, provide support to the finance team of the different bases
  • When requested, support the finance coordinator in finance staff recruitment
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs. The employee could be requested to perform other tasks as his/her line manager may judge necessary.

Priorities of the Department:

  • To follow in a timely manner the monthly accountancy calendar
  • To Implement successfully bank payment to reduce cash payment as much as possible
  • To ensure the accountancy hard copies quality

Mandatory Requirements

  • Language skills: Fluent in English and Hausa, Kanuri is appreciated
  • Education degree: University degree in Finance, Accounting, or another relevant degree
  • Work experience: Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar field (NGOs/private companies)
  • Knowledge and skills: Good analytical and writing skills
  • Computer skills: Good knowledge of 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
  • Team Management
  • Able to manage stress and pressure.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should apply on or before 17th May, 2021 by 4:00 pm.


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