April 19, 2024

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit establishment that generates agricultural improvements to fulfill Africa’s most urgent challenges of starvation, malnutrition, poverty, and pure useful resource degradation. Working with varied companions throughout sub-Saharan Africa, we enhance livelihoods, improve meals and diet safety, enhance employment, and protect pure useful resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a world agriculture analysis partnership for a meals safe future.

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, on behalf of HarvestPlus, is recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Finance & Administrative Assistant

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Job Type: Full-time


  • Responsible for the preparation of Payment Requisition Memos and acquiring the mandatory approvals earlier than presenting them to the Finance Manager for cost.
  • Responsible for collation of sufficient transaction/exercise supporting paperwork from employees, companions, distributors, and collaborators to make sure completeness and accuracy.
  • Assist with sourcing for quotations and elevating of LPOs for the procurement of products and supplies for program supply as per company procedures to make sure worth for cash is obtained.
  • Book money advances for employees and course of the advance retirement accordingly (on Oracle Suite).
  • Responsible for the coordination of journey logistics reminiscent of lodge reservations, flight tickets, and airport pickups amongst others.
  • Maintains an up-to-date document of all inventories and repeatedly checks that these are safe and effectively maintained while holding observe of all receipts and points.
  • Responsible for all administrative capabilities to make sure clean workplace operations and program implementation.
  • Coordinate and collate Timesheets from all employees on the finish of each month whereas sustaining wonderful interpersonal relationships with distributors and different stakeholders.
  • Ensure that property are acquired, registered within the property register, and tagged, and guarantee disposal of property is carried out in line with current insurance policies.
  • Ensure an efficient upkeep system for all workplace tools, together with photocopiers, computer systems and their networks, printers, and so on.
  • Support the coordination of inside and exterior or technical conferences, workshops, and seminars, together with all journey and lodging preparations.
  • Assist in supervising the drivers and making journey preparations for employees whereas making certain the provision of workplace stationery and tools always.
  • Periodically monitor car logbooks regarding upkeep and gas consumption.
  • Perform every other duties which may be assigned every now and then to assist the attainment of organizational targets.


  • B.Sc / HND in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or associated subject with a minimal of three (3) years expertise performing related position in a well-structured atmosphere.

The splendid candidate should:

  • Be expertise in the usage of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Have strong composition, grammar, and proofreading abilities with the power to compose routine correspondence; wonderful oral and written English language abilities.
  • Demonstrate expertise in accounting software program, particularly oracle ERP and different ERPs.
  • Have excessive diploma of consideration to particulars and the power to make use of private initiative whereas searching for new and efficient methods to realize higher outcomes.


  • We supply extremely aggressive salaries with equally engaging advantages and wonderful working situations in a pleasing campus atmosphere.

Application Closing Date
twenty eighth July, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
Click here to apply online

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