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Administrative Assistant At The American University Of Nigeria

Date Posted: 20/Jul/2014
Deadline: 25/Jul/2014

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for an Administrative Assistant. This position is a local one open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Title: Administrative Assistant
Department: Bursary
Opening Date: July 18th, 2014
Closing Date: July 25th, 2014

•    The Administrative Assistant contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations of the Bursary Department
•    Performs a wide variety of administrative support services, ranging from complex to routine, all of which contribute to the efficient and professional operation of the office of the Bursar.
•    Work in the Bursar’s office includes the handling of a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously.
•    Assists in the timely, accurate preparation and distribution of meetings agendas and special events.
•    Maintains confidentiality, tact and respect for all contacts
•    Prepares, gathers, and relays confidential information and material on a regular basis.
•    Organizes special events as required by the Assistant Bursar.
•    Maintains comprehensive records on budget expenditures for Assistant Bursar.
•    Attends meetings, as assigned, to record minutes.

Position Requirements:
•    Graduate in any of the social science or related business field.
•    Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and maintaining general ledgers
•    Experience in completion of bookkeeping and office administration procedures, coursework combined with related financial and administrative experience.
•    Must have a minimum of two years’ experience in accounts receivable and proficiency in MS-Office and OPENERP a plus.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:
•    Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial and payroll information
•    Confidentiality concerning financial files
•    The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • be honest and trustworthy
  • be respectful
  • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • be flexible
  • demonstrate sound work ethics

Description of Benefits:
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

How to Apply
Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to [email protected] before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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