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Entry Level Job Opportunities at U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)


U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) – SACE is a five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through a contract with Chemonics International. It aims to strengthen civil society to influence the development and implementation of key democratic reforms at the national, state, and local levels in Nigeria. 

SACE supports both CSOs’ increased capacity to engage and influence public institutions on key issues using the innovative STAR methodology as well as their ability to strengthen public awareness and support for reform. SACE explicitly aims to engage marginalized populations, such as women, youth, and people with disabilities.

The project works with sixteen core partners and over 200 cluster members and collaborators. In its third year, the project now seeks to hire dedicated and high performing individual for the position below:

Job Title: 
Finance Assistant

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • The Finance Assistants primary responsibilities are making payments, preparing bank reconciliations, filing, photocopying, scanning and making cash/check deposits to the bank,
  • The individual will assist the Accountant with a variety of administrative and accounting tasks as directed.

 The idea candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of an OND or equivalent in Accounting, Auditing and Finance, or Business Administration.
  • One year post-NYSC experience.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology.
  • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal skills, and should communicate well in written and oral English.
  • Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft programs (i.e. Excel, Word).
  • Must be detail oriented.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to:recruitment@nigeriasace.org (state position title in the subject box of the e-mail) 


  • Applications should comprise a cover letter, a CV.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The project strongly encourages applications from women, people with disability and young peoples
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; no follow up e-mails, please.
Deadline: 2nd September, 2016.


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