TY Danjuma Foundation Vacancy for a Finance Assistant

The TY Danjuma Foundation is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of a Finance Assistant

Support the Finance and Administration Manager in recording and retrieving financial details of the Foundation, including maintaining financial records, processing payments, cash handling and salaries.

  • Work closely with the Finance and Administration Manager to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters
  • Assist with end of year preparation and procedures
  • Checks, corrects and maintains a variety of financial and other business records and documents.
  • Prepares or assists in preparing various financial or administrative reports.
  • Support the Finance and Administration Manager by inputting into the accounting system from source documents
  •  Assist in the production of financial statements and applications, preparation of spreadsheets, reports and correspondence as required
  • Plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure  contribution to the Foundation’s monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner
  • Resolution of finance related queries
  • Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate to this role

Academic and Professional:  

  • HND/Degree in Accounting or Business Related Course.
  • Must be systems literate with budgeting skills.
  • Excellent organizational, writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and capable of anticipating organisational needs.
  • Familiarity with and ability to use accounting packages is critical to this role
  • A Chartered Accountant is desirable.
  • Familiarity with, and ability to present, IFRS – Based financial reports is critical.
  • High level of professionalism, courage, accountability, and personal integrity.


  • 2+ years’ experience, some of which must be in a similar role, in the not-for-profit sector or comparable organisation.

How to Apply
If you are interested and consider yourself suitable for this positions, please send your application to [email protected]

Applicants should submit:

  • An application letter (no more than 2 pages) stating why you think you are suitable for the position and what value you hope to bring to the Foundation if given the opportunity.
  • A 2-page CV which speaks directly to the position of your interest.

The deadline for submission of applications is 30th of August, 2016

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