Office Assistant – Liberia

We are excited to be searching for a proactive and pragmatic Office Assistant with an interest in Value chain sustainability to join our team, and we hope it’s you!

Your role.

As Office Assistant within Liberia, you will be tasked with carrying out administration and finance related errands as directed by the Finance Officer and the Country Manager. In addition, you may be traveling occasionally to the field offices to lend support to the Landscape Program Manager and Program Officer as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out in-person bank transactions such as collecting check books, delivering requests for monthly Manager Checks or depositing unspent advances.
  • Support financial information management and reporting.
  • Maintain proper filing system for all finance and administration related documents such rental vehicle logs and related invoices.
  • Review and verify financial reports from the Field Offices, keep a ledger for petty cash disbursements and report on expenditures at the end of each month.
  • File vouchers and other supporting documents as directed by Operations Officer.
  • Manage petty cash and related payments.
  • Prepare vouchers for Operations Officer review and verification.
  • Monitor maintenance activities and ensure that IDH premises are well kept.
  • Carry out other duties and tasks commensurate with the responsibilities and level of the post.

Who you are.

You are an organised and efficient individual where segregation of duties and tasks does not scare you. Within this, you are able to effectively work with limited or no supervision, showing strong independence and trust in effectively completing your tasks. Linking to this, you also thrive off a team environment and work well within this, involving effective and strong communication.

Furthermore, the dynamic international environment of IDH excites you.

What you bring.

  • Preferably a college graduate with a degree in finance, accounting, management, or business-related courses
  • Post-secondary education in Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Management.
  • Minimum 2 years accounting experience.
  • Good working knowledge of computers and MS Office package.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in recording information.
  • Good knowledge and experience of accounting practice.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize objectives and workload.
  • A high degree of integrity.
  • Fluency in English language.

We offer you.

A challenging, pivotal role within an impacting, international organization – and:

  • A competitive remuneration package.
  • A full-time (40 hours per week) 1 year contract initially, with the intention to extend.

For questions about this position, please contact Conrad Willars our recruiter, at

Who we are.

IDH seeks to transform markets through collaborative innovation, convening and investment in inclusive and sustainable solutions that enable businesses to create value for people and planet. To achieve this, IDH brings together coalitions of committed stakeholders from across global value chains towards joint visions and program agendas for sustainable trade.

IDH’s international presence extends to multiple regions and landscapes, facilitated by a network of around 400 staff including experts who are embedded in key agricultural, manufacturing, apparel and commodity value chains. In 15 years of operation, IDH has mobilized private sector investment and support to test and innovate new business models designed to create better jobs, better incomes, a better environment, and gender equity for all.

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Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume in English to this link:

We encourage applicants to respond before 29th May, 2024

Important note: To comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we do not proceed your applications via email/ LinkedIn with attached CVs, and motivational letters. We kindly request that you submit your application link shared as above. This process ensures that we can review your application while safeguarding your personal information in accordance with EU GDPR regulations.

At IDH, we’re committed to equal employment opportunity, and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We strive to be a more equal opportunity workplace every day.