Family Health International (FHI 360) is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

Job Position: Accountant

Job Location: Abuja

Job Description

  1. The position of an Accountant will report to the System Enhancement Accountant and will be responsible for financial support to finance unit at NACA on the Meeting Targets and Achieving Epidemic Control (EpiC) GF TA (C19RM) program activities.
  2. S/he will form part of the team that will be responsible for NACA CI9RM and RSSH financial transactions documentation review, ensure compliance with payment procedures, and contribute to the capacity-building component of the TA support to the grant.
  3. S/he will work as part of a team, including the Systems Enhancement Accountant who will head the finance TA team, to ensure that all financial transactions are properly documented and recorded.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Reviewing financial transactions documentation to ensure compliance with payment procedures and donor requirements.
  2. Supporting with the recording of financial transactions in the accounting system and ensuring that all financial records are accurate and up to date.
  3. Support the preparation of financial reports and statements in accordance with donor and organizational requirements.
  4. Support in conducting financial analysis and providing recommendations to the NACA Finance and program staff to improve financial management and efficiency.
  5. Contributing to the capacity-building component of the TA support to the grant, including training and mentoring NACA staff on financial management best practices.
  6. Supporting the Systems Enhancement Accountant in coordinating financial support to the grant and ensuring that financial reports are accurate and timely.
  7. Assist with the review of NACA C19RM Subrecipients documentations and support in closing gaps identified.
  8. Liaising with NACA program staff and other NACA C19RM stakeholders on financial matters as needed.
  9. Supporting internal and external audits and reviews, including responding to audit queries and preparing audit schedules as it relates to NACA C19RM and RSSSH.
  10. Provide periodic update to FHI management on the progress made and providing recommendations on areas of improvement.

Job Requirements

  1. BS / BA Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
  2. Or MS/MA Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevant experience.
  3. Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in accounting related to international development programs.
  4. Familiarity with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.
  5. CPA, ACA, ACCA or recognized equivalent is an advantage but not mandatory.
  6. Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  1. Knowledge of accounting principles and financial management, including financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, and financial planning.
  2. Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret financial data and make informed recommendations to the Finance Manager and program staff.
  3. Excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining accuracy and meeting deadlines.
  4. Knowledge of donor regulations and requirements, particularly in the area of financial management and reporting.
  5. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively as part of a team and to communicate financial information clearly to non-financial stakeholders.
  6. Ability to use financial software and accounting systems, including Microsoft Navision, Excel, and other relevant software.
  7. Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion in dealing with financial information.
  8. Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  9. Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and requirements.
  10. A commitment to the values and mission of the International NGO, including a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

How to Apply
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