State Finance and Admin Officer at Jhpiego Nigeria


Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: State Finance and Admin Officer

Job ID: 2022-4789
Location: Minna, Niger
Employment Status: Temporary (3 months temporary hire)

Overview

  • The State Finance & Admin. Officer will provide support in the implementation of financial and administrative systems in Jhpiego’s field offices.
  • Review, make necessary recommendations and implement policies and procedures for the general operation of the organization and its related activities.

Responsibilities
Finance:

  • Preparing state level annual budgets and quarterly financial forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with JHPIEGO’s financial management systems and internal controls in the field office
  • Support in preparing periodic budget updates and burn rates to State Teal Leader and other staff
  • Prepare periodic donor reports for assigned projects and awards
  • Ensure all financial transactions are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and that transactions are correctly entered into QBs accounting system.
  • Support in ensuring that all statutory deductions are remitted at the various government agencies in the state
  • Support the finance manager in preparing and consolidating periodic financial reports and respond to all financial queries from headquarters in Baltimore.
  • Lead document retention protocols in state offices and in line with donors and organization policies

Administration:

  • Ensure all procurements in the field office are in line with Jhpiego’s and donor procurement policies.
  • Ensure documentation for the procurement of all goods and services are completed and available for audit trail.
  • Ensure state offices administration processes run smoothly to support effective and efficient program implementation.
  • Responsible for the accurate recording and maintenance of all Jhpiego Nigeria and donor assets located in the state office
  • Provide and ensure that all logistics requirements are available for the smooth running of state office and program activities.
  • Ensure that all shipments received in the state office are properly recorded in the electronic inventory register on time, and ensure that appropriate program staff and the State Team Leader is informed of the arrival of each shipment.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or its recognized equivalent
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or professional qualification (CPA, ACCA or recognized equivalent) will be an advantage
  • 3-5 years relevant experience in finance or accounting.
  • Knowledge of institutional donors (USAID/CDC etc.) regulations, procedures and requirements a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • An understanding of maintenance of ledger entries, books keeping skills and bank
  • Computers skills including use of spreadsheets and/or accounting packages
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GAAP.
  • Financial and computer skills – working knowledge of database applications, word processing and Excel, as well as experience with accounting software
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and high degree of accuracy;
  • Strong analytical skills and sound judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff and partners.
  • Good oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate findings and analyses
  • Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & dependable.
  • Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality
  • Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization
  • Capability to develop and implement effective strategies and tactics for accomplishing assigned duties
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of USAID regulations would be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience with nonprofit organization will be an added advantage.

Remuneration

  • Salary Range: NGN638,531.42 – NGN 694,147.33 Monthly
  • Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: medical and dental plans; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; personal accident insurance; 403(b) retirement plan; life and disability insurance; travel insurance; education assistance plan and more.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Applications
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • Nigerian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.