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  • Posted: Aug 31, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-­‐profit affiliate organization of Family Health International (FHI 360), registered in Nigeria in 2009. It aims to provide technical assistance to the government and people of Nigeria in the implementation of public health and development programs. Building on th...
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    Basic Function

    • Under the direction of the State Team Lead, the Accountant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the State Office and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs/projects.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist the State Team Lead in ensuring the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
    • Work with the State Team Lead to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
    • Assist the State Team Lead in monitoring sub-project budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
    • Monitor periodic expenditures of projects by analyzing financial data and producing periodic and ad hoc reports.
    • Provide support with the accounting workflow in the review and audit of State Office and sub-recipient reports for reimbursement of expenditures.
    • Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of AHNi.
    • Prepare fiscal year budgets and enter them into AHNI’s accounting software program.
    • Support the State Team Lead in preparing reports for submission to Donors.
    • Review the work of state finance staff for accuracy and proper report content.
    • Create, update, and maintain financial spreadsheets.
    • Develop budgets, including staff time allocations.
    • Work with Team/Unit Leads to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures and life-of projects budgets.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.
    • Budget monitoring and general ledger skills.
    • Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software, database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.
    • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.

    Method of Application


    • 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 shortlisted 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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