The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

Finance Manager

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The American University of Nigeria (AUN) is recruiting for Contract Finance Manager

Job Description

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking prospective candidates for the anticipated Prevention of Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic through Awareness Raising and Livelihoods Support for Adolescent Girls and Boys in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.

The positions are local positions and are open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Note: The positions are contingent on the award of the project to the American University of Nigeria.

All positions are for one year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.


Position: Finance Manager

Department: Atiku Center

Nature of Employment: Project Assignment

Location: Maiduguri or Yola

Supervisor: Report AUN Finance Director


Position Background:

The Finance Manager will Provide overall management of the financial of the project. H/she will work to create a finance division that is conducive to and facilitates the accomplishment of the goals and objectives of the project.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review financial documents to ensure proper allocation before submission to the PD, AGC and/or Finance Director.
  • Submit timely requisitions of funds to Yola Head Office to ensure uninterrupted flow of funds to implement programme activities.
  • Provide advice in the preparation of technical programme budgets and ensure that tracking of programme expenses takes place accordingly.
  • Assist the PD in the preparation of monthly and ad hoc financial, budget or accounting reports.
  • Oversees closing of the monthly accounts and ensure timely submission to Yola Head office and/or Donor.
  • Review the State Offices’ monthly accounts before processing them on Accounting software used.
  • Approve all Petty Cash vouchers for processing.
  • Ensuring cost-effectiveness, efficiency and accountability throughout the life of the project;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • University degree in Finance, Management, Administration or related degree.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years working experience in finance and administration, preferably with international projects development NGO.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and writing) and Fluent in Local language(s).
  • High reporting skills (excellent writing skills)
  • Strong ability to multi-tasks and work independently, attention to details.
  • Previous experience with INGO and knowledge of financial software.
  • Extensive financial, budget and Grants experience.

Description of Benefits:

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.


How to Apply:

Suitably qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to apply, and submit their resumes, cover letters and references on a single file to in a word document or PDF format before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at

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About The American University of Nigeria (AUN)
The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa.The goal of AUN is to train the future leaders of Africa and to serve as both a stimulus and agent of economic development throughout the region. To that end, all students, regardless of academic specialization, will receive high-level training in information technology, entrepreneurship and in arts and sciences, all of which are the key to future sustainable development...
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May 22, 2020
Offer Type
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