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RTI International Recruitment for Finance Assistants

RTI International is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 5,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and multidisciplinary services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Abuja
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Description

  • The Finance Assistant is responsible for the day to day accounting function of the Project.
  • She / he will be utilizing the appropriate accounting system and following proper accounting procedures to disburse, account for, and report usage of funds.

Minimum Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related fields and 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office- Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to obtain proper security clearances as noted by contracts.
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing


Essential Duties

  • Process payments for staff travel advances, ensuring advances are liquidated on time and accurately
  • Prepare payment vouchers in support of payments for project activities and suppliers invoices confirming such payments are in accordance with the laid down procedures and policies, accurate, complete, adequately supported by all underlying appropriate documents, correctly coded to appropriate expenses and tracking code and project code
  • Provide support in compiling and submission of the monthly financial reports package for the project
  • Keep track of expenses and other financial transactions, mainly involving expense entry, tracking and record keeping
  • Support QuickBooks data entry
  • Ensure adequate filing of finance documents
  • Maintain petty cash and making petty cash payments
  • Make payments to workshop participants (including travel and meals refunds) as designated by the supervisor
  • Process checks for suppliers and employees
  • Performs other duties assigned by the supervisor.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit by e-mail only an Application Letter and a CV as One Single Word document to: On the subject LINE of your email you should only put the Position title (no other text should be on this subject line).

Important Information / Notice

  • Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as they see this advert. Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.
  • Women are strongly encouraged to apply. We offer a highly competitive renumeration. Take note that any successful candidate will be subjected to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V


Application Deadline  21st March, 2020.

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