Systems Enhancement Accountant

Posted 1 year 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:

SYSTEMS ENHANCEMENT ACCOUNTANT: will be responsible for continuous improvement of financial systems and compliance levels at the Project Head and State Offices. Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; prioritizes areas to be addressed, then, working with staff on the ground, develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future. Ensure compliance issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated and resolved. Institute and maintain an effective compliance communication program for the project, including promoting (a) use of the Feedback Finance hotline; (b) heightened awareness of SOPs and (c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures. Provide continued orientation to the State Finance and Administrative staff on how to support facilities to compile and submit monthly fund requests and prepare consolidated fund requests for the whole state (covering all Health facilities and Sub awards).

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • MSc. in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years relevant experience
  • 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.
  • Experience with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria
  • CPA, ACA or recognized equivalent is required.

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 5th August 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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