ActionAid Nigeria is recruiting for fulltime Finance Advisor.
ActionAid is an anti-poverty agency that prioritises work with people living in poverty and exclusion; promoting values and commitment in civil society, institutions and Governments with the aim of achieving structural changes in order to eradicate injustices and poverty in the world. ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) is an affiliate of ActionAid International, an International Non-Governmental organisation registered in the Netherlands with its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. ActionAid International works in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and America.
We are inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill a consultancy position within the organisation in the capacity below:
Job Title: Finance Advisor Location: Abuja Responsible to: Finance Manager (PARTNERSHIP) Grade: 6 Line Management: None
The post holder will ensure maintenance of adequate financial integrity in supporting quality and timely data input for generation of financial reports, review and analyze accounting ledgers.
S/he will also contribute to strengthening the internal control and accounting systems of AAN and partner organizations.
Work with the Finance Manager on the financial planning processes of the long term (three-year planning) and short term (annual budgeting) plans that feed into the National Plans.
Assists in the preparation of financial reports as required by the project
Attend to project specific internal/external audit
Work with other members of the project team in planning and forecasting
Follow through AA Nigeria communication procedures with donor and implementing partners
Strictly adhere to AA Nigeria policies and procedures and observance with agreement or donor Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
Support Implementing partners organisations’ grant management process
Provide organizational development support to Implementing partnerorganisations
Support capacity assessment, financial and accounting processes review, and prepare reports on partner organizations as may be assigned by the Finance Manager-Partnership
Provide financial support to fundraising and proposal writing for the organisation
Monitor and review staff advances, retirements; and post hold journals
Responsible for reconciliation of projects, bank accounts and other assigned ledgers
Any other duties as assigned by line manager and Management
Min Required Experience:
Persons Specification Education/Qualifications:
First Degree in Accounting/Finance
Relevant accounting professional certification. E.g ICAN
At least four (4) years post NYSC experience, three (3) of which should have been spent in a finance position.
Experience in implementing financial control systems
Development sector experience as a finance person
Sound Practical Knowledge of any accounting software and Spreadsheets
Ability to work well with or without supervision
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to interface effectively with other members of staff and solve problems using own initiative
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Accuracy and attention to details
High sense of integrity
Willing to work additional hours at crucial times
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Effectively promote the AAN’s mission values, and objectives
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: All AAN staff
External: AAN Partners and other stakeholders.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Curriculum Vitae only in MSWord attachment
Subject line of emails must state clearly, job title of position applied for and location e.g. Finance Consultant - Abuja.
ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.
While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.
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ActionAid is an international non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to work against poverty and injustice worldwide.ActionAid was founded in 1972 by Cecil Jackson-Cole as a child sponsors...Know More about Actionaid Nigeria
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