Senior Accountant

Global Fund - GC7
Abuja
Posted 6 months 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 interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria.

The Global Fund Grant Cycle (GC7) is to ensure a coordinated and intensive effort to scale up the prevention, identification, and treatment of HIV in both general and key populations in Anambra state. The focus will be on facility and community-based approaches to reach epidemic control, and in addition, ensure improvement in the coverage of pregnant women on ART as well as target KP and AGYW programs.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT: will be responsible for accounting and finance operations for the HQ and state office and ensure compliance with the contractual requirements of Nigeria’s programs/projects with the objective of providing professional accountancy services consistent with generally accepted accounting principles. S/He will provide support for operational problem resolution on HQ and state office cash accounts, bank resolutions, finance systems, resolution of audited questioned costs, and financial close outs at the state level. Ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the HQ office, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records. Also, s/he will monitor/track SRs cash balance and work with the Finance Manager to ensure prompt cash transfer to SRs and State Offices to avoid cash-out. S/He will oversee capacity building activities and other support to local implementing agencies (IAs) in the focus States. The Senior Accountant will also ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the HQ office, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records, prepare monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of sub-projects account activities for the Finance Manager’s review. Take lead in the preparation of the project activity budget and workplan development, ensure timely processing of payments including retirements and support the procurement unit carryout procurement process.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
  • CPA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or any other relevant professional qualification is required.
  • Experience in managing financial records of donor-funded organizations, and familiarity with donor and local contractual procedures is an advantage.

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: Tuesday 5th December 2023

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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