Ref. No. : NACA / GF / FO2021
Location : Abuja, Nigeria
The core responsibility and mandate of the National AIDS Control Programme (NASCP) is to coordinate the formulation and effective implementation of National Policies, Guidelines and Standard operating procedures for the biomedical prevention and treatment of HIV, STIs and Viral Hepatitis.
With the re-establishment of the NTPP and recent selection of NASCP as a sub-recipient of the Nigeria 2021-2023 Global Fund grant, there is a need to further strengthen the Account / Finance Unit of the organization.
The objective of the engagement of a Finance Officer is to support the National AIDS and STIs Control Programme (NASCP) to carry out all the Financial procedures required to successfully account for all the funds it receives for the implementation of HIV health sector activities.
Support the NASCP Finance Team lead to :
Review the retirements of advances to staff to ensure that advances are retired with acceptable documentation and vouchers,
Analyze monthly expenditure, raising alerts when overspends / under-spends are identified.
Keep accurate record of all books of accounts and ensuring that all accounting records are consistent with generally accepted accounting principles.
Variance analysis and forecasting
Any other duties assigned by the Head of the Accounts Unit.
The key deliverable of the engagement is :
Satisfactory level of accountability and internal control maintained at all times
Advances retired with acceptable documentation and vouchers
Analysis of monthly expenditure, raising alerts when overspends / under-spends are identified.
Qualifications / Requirements
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Account or its equivalent
Professional Accountant with ICAN certification or equivalent
Good understanding of and experience with budgets.
Good understanding of and experience with financial reporting and compliance with donor requirements (experience working on a Global Fund funded project will be an added advantage)
Thorough knowledge and proven experience in accounting and finance
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and work well with people.
Ability to meet tight deadlines and to work effectively under pressure.
Contracting and accountability
The successful candidate will be accountable to NASCP through the Head of the Accounts Unit.
S / he will be paid competitive fees for the agreed duration based on qualification and experience.