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  • Posted: Mar 4, 2014
    Deadline: Mar 10, 2014
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    CiSHAN was established in August 2000, as a coalition of over 3,000 indigenous non-governmental, non-profit making organizations. CiSHAN’s membership spreads across the 774 LGAs; it has coordination and project offices in the 36 states and the FCT-Abuja, thereby putting it in a vantage position of reaching all the nooks and crannies in the country with...
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    Head Of Finance


    • Prepare and track budget, liability, and capital accounts and monitor financial status of both CiSHAN and her sub-sub-recipients.
    • Effectively control income, cash flow and manage fund disbursements (Payment vouchers, cheques, and other banking transactions).
    • Ensure compliance with internal control, risk management measures and adherence to donors' financial policies and procedures.
    • Prepare accurate and timely bank reconciliation statements, accounts payable, and account receivables, balance sheet and other reports for submission to donors/prime, management and, internal and external auditors.
    • Efficiently manage payroll and monthly local statutory returns such as PAYE/taxes, Pensions, etc.
    • Coordinate activities of accounting staff and provide necessary mentoring to subordinates.
    • Work closely with program team and support other staff for effective operation of CiSHAN and project activities.
    • Coordinate the grant management (disbursement, review of financial reports, monitoring visits and mentoring ofthe Sub-sub-recipients)
    • Ensure proper record keeping and manage data base backups.


    • A minimum of HND/B.Sc degree in Accounting and ICAN, ACA, ACCA, or CPA.
    • Must also have at least 6 years working experience with Non-Governmental organizations in a similarposition, high skills in QuickBooks, Microsoft excel words and power point, good knowledge of internal control systems, financial audit processes and accounting procedures for Global Fund funded projects.
    • Good knowledge of accrual based accounting and International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) is essential.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in a single Microsoft Word attachment to explaining their suitability for the job on or before March 10th ,2014.


    • Please indicate the title of the position applied for in the subject line of the email.
    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees (i.e. from present and former employers).
    • For every agency or organization that you have worked for, please indicate the name of your supervisor, his/her functional email adress and functional telephone numbers.
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