Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Number of Persons Required
This position reports to the Senior Finance & Administrative Officer
Is responsible for accounting in the Cross River State Office, ensuring compliance
with the contractual financial requirements of the project.
S/he will assist the Finance & Administrative Manager to ensure 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 Senior Finance & Administrative Officer to lead the preparation of
monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of sub-project
account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
Assist the Senior Program Officer and Finance Manager in monitoring sub-project
budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
B.Sc / B.A Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its
MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its
CPA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or any other relevant professional qualification is
4 – 6 years relevant experience in accounting field.
Minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience in accounting relating to development programs
Experience applying U.S. Government grants, contracting and auditing standards as
they apply to effective management of multi-year funds
Proven experience in transferring knowledge into operational plan with clients
collaboration and sustainable buy- in.
Substantial experience using computerized financial information systems.
Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with
clients and staff.
Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English
Familiarity with Donor-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in
Typical Physical Demands:
Typical office environment and will be required to co-locate with other team usually
in the same office space.
Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
Technology to be used:
Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail),
Accounting software’s, office telephone, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier
and any other hand held devices.