Accountant / Finance Manager - Justice & Empowerment Initiatives
Justice & Empowerment Initiatives
6d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Description

  • We are looking for a committed accounting professional with significant experience in NGO / non-profit accounting to join our team as an Accountant / Finance Manager based in Lagos to oversee financial management across offices in Lagos, Port Harcourt, and Cotonou.
  • He / she will work with, train, and oversee finance-related staff in both offices and report directly to the Co-Executive Directors.


  • Ensure that JEI’s financial system runs properly in order to process financial information and generate accurate reports.
  • Ensure that internal controls are maintained at an acceptable level.
  • Manage and minimize risks affecting JEI’s assets.
  • Ensure compliance with JEI financial policies, procedures set out in this Manual and any additional donor compliance requirements.
  • Ensure timely preparation of all internal and external financial reports.
  • Work with Co-Executive Directors on project and general budgeting.
  • Be responsible for all aspects of cash management including : Monitoring accounts receivables, processing of staff payroll, and collection of debt and managing pre-payments.
  • Direct, mentor / coach, appraise and supervise the other finance staff.Ensure that internal financial reports are generated accurately and disseminated in a timely manner.


  • At least 3 years experience in NGO / non-profit accounting and financial management. Please describe the required experience in a short cover letter.
  • Candidates with more experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • HND and / or B.Sc. in Accounting or other relevant field.
  • Working familiarity with IFRS and other relevant international standards.
  • Professional certification a significant plus.
  • Experience working with Quickbooks / other accounting software a plus.
  • Supervision / management experience a plus.
  • Remuneration

  • A competitive salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
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