Finance Assistant at Community Health, Justice and Peace Initiative for Development (JDPH)

Community Health, Justice and Peace Initiative for Development (JDPH), is a faith based organization working in the Catholic province of Jos, which is comprised of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Plateau, Taraba and Yobe states of Nigeria. The programme has a mandate of capacity building to promote integral human development and providing services to the JDPCs and all people irrespective of their religion, race or gender in the states mentioned.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Jos, Plateau

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To oversee the financial recording procedures, daily expenses and documentation of all financial transactions
  • To maintain and disburse amounts approved by the Executive Director
  • Prepare monthly Bank reconciliation reports and present same to the Programme Accountant
  • To verify and certify that funds disbursed are efficiently and effectively used
  • Initiate new methods and strategies that would advance financial procedure and process of the organization
  • Maintain petty cash book and ensure monthly cash count
  • Ensures all outgoing correspondence, reports are shared with the Programme Accountant.
  • Reporting discrepancies to the Programme Accountant
  • Raising of payment vouchers and ensure all supporting documents pertaining transactions are available before payments are made
  • Perform other related duties as directed
  • Report to the Programme Accountant


  • University Degree or HND in Accounting from a recognized Institution
  • At least 2 years of finance management of NGO related project.

Essential skills:

  • Ensures effective use of resources
  • Excellent Knowledge of English
  • Computer skills (MS Excel, Word, Accounting software (Quick book)
  • Willing to learn on the job


  • 25 – 35 years.

Application Closing Date
3rd March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV and Cover Letter, explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • All applications should be sent in English.
  • Applications should be on MS Word documents
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Qualified candidates from Taraba and Adamawa are highly encouraged to apply.
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