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  • Posted: Feb 8, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 17, 2023
  • The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) was established in 2004 as an affiliate of the Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore in the United States of America. It has grown to become a leading local non-governmental organization addressing the HIV/AIDS crises in Nigeria through the development of infrastructu...
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    Finance Liaison Assistant

    Position Overview 

    • The incumbent will liaise between IRCE Research Administration unit, and IHVN Grants & Finance department to ensure proper budget management, expenditure tracking & financial reporting of IRCE research projects & IRCE account.
    • This position is responsible for working with the IHVN Finance and Grants department, to support post-award finance management activities in research administration.  

    Key Responsibilities 

    • Prepare monthly financial expenditure reports for IRCE projects and IRCE central account. 
    • Liaise with IHVN Grants & Finance department to monitor & reconcile monthly general ledger reports; identify accounting discrepancies and make adjustments. 
    • Prepare and collate Monthly Spend plan and Burn-rate analysis. 
    • Monitor expenditures, account balances, and receivables and perform financial projections. 
    • Ensure proper budget management of all IRCE projects budgets. 
    • Liaise with IHVN grants and finance department, to ensure consistent tracking and documentation of all IRCE projects and IRCE central account expenditure. 
    • Conduct level of effort management vis-a –vis relevant IRCE project budgets 
    • Conduct regular payroll update, reviews and management to ensure consistency with current project activities. 
    • Ensure that all IRCE projects and IRCE account financial transactions are conducted legally & ethically. 
    • Liaise with IHVN Grants –Finance department on one hand and, IRCE Research administration unit on another, on all matters concerning the IRCE project finance and IRCE account management. 
    • Work with the Post-Award Research Administrators to manage and monitor IRCE projects to completion and prepare financial reports for the projects at IRCE. 
    • Lead the preparation of grant reports and analysis for use in planning and decision-making. 
    • Clearly communicate and interpret the financial requirements/guidelines on NOFOs 
    • Perform any other duties as directed by the Research Administration Unit Lead. 

    Qualifications / Experience

    • Possession of a B.Sc in Accountancy or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy or related discipline. 
    • Minimum of 3 years post hands-on qualification experience in managing program budget and finances. 
    • Professional Accounting qualification of either ACA, ACCA, or CPA is an added advantage. 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. 
    • Knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures 
    • Experience in budgeting and expenditure tracking  
    • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills 


    • We offer highly competitive salaries with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one page Cover Letter as one MS Word Document explaining suitability for the position to "The Assistant Director, Human Resources" via: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


    • The position applied for Must be the subject of the email.  
    • Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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