Accountant

ACEBAY
Yobe
Posted 1 month ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health programs, education, research, and livelihoods initiatives in Nigeria. USAID-funded Accelerating Control of the HIV Epidemic in Nigeria (ACE) with focus on the BAY (Borno, Adamawa, Yobe) states is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Basic Function: Under the direction of the State Team Lead, the Accountant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the State Office and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs/projects.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist the State Team Lead in ensuring the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
  • Work with the State Team Lead to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
  • Assist the State Team Lead in monitoring sub-project budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
  • Monitor periodic expenditures of projects by analyzing financial data and producing periodic and ad hoc reports.
  • Provide support with the accounting workflow in the review and audit of State Office and sub-recipient reports for reimbursement of expenditures.
  • Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of AHNi.
  • Prepare fiscal year budgets and enter them into AHNI’s accounting software program.
  • Support the State Team Lead in preparing reports for submission to Donors.
  • Review the work of state finance staff for accuracy and proper report content.
  • Create, update, and maintain financial spreadsheets.
  • Develop budgets, including staff time allocations.
  • Work with Team/Unit Leads to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures and life-of projects budgets.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.
  • Budget monitoring and general ledger skills.
  • Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software, database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems. 
  • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-F&AJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Friday 9th September 2022

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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