Senior Compliance Officer

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 interventions education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

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

SENIOR COMPLIANCE OFFICER: The SCO will ensure compliance with AHNi and funder policies, procedures, the management and reduction of general risk to the organization. S/he will carry out independent appraisals of the effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards by which AHNi’s financial resources are managed. S/he will review and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, reliability of financial reporting, compliance with applicable laws and the safeguard of assets. S/he will plan, perform and report back on internal audits to ensure that financial control, financial guidelines of funder organizations and other control procedures in purchasing, procurement and contracting are in place and are being properly implemented and managed within AHNi offices. S/he will also be responsible for advising and monitoring quality standards and ensuring value for money.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • BSc in accounting or finance with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs that includes 3-5 years of supervisory experience in internal control function.
  • MS/MA in accounting or finance or related field with 3-4 years relevant experience with international development programs and includes 2- 3 years of supervisory experience in internal control function.
  • Experience in accounting and accounting principles sufficient to prepare complex and detailed financial and budgetary analyses.
  • Experience in financial reporting, and financial management systems applications
  • Familiarity with USAID or similar donor-funded programs is required.
  • CPA. ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or any other relevant professional qualification is required.
  • Overseas internal control experience 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&

Vacancy closes: Friday 3rd November 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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