Finance & Administrative Assistant -

Background:

Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading indigenous non- governmental organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, Education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. Based in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State with a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States agency for international development (USAID), US CDC and The United Nations office of Projects and the World Bank. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has earned a solid reputation among its funders and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

The broadened scope of activities under its Global Fund (GF) Alignment HIV Grant has created the need for increased staff capacity around new and enlarged areas of focus.

Job Title

Finance & Administrative Assistant

Reporting/Supervision

  • This position reports to the Senior Finance Officer

Job Summary

  • Responsible for the provision of accounting, administrative, and logistical support services to the Covid-19 Grant implementation in the State.
  • Prepare monthly financial report forms which accompany executed sub-project documents, prepare monthly reporting/ budgets, enter data into excel spreadsheets and automated MIS reports and disseminate information to ECEWS Headquarters.

Required Qualifications

  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business administration
  • 2 – 3 years’ Experience with administrative and secretarial skills
  • Sound accounting skills
  • Experience with large complex organization is required, familiarity with international NGOs preferred.
  • 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 Nigeria

Note

The advertised position is full time. This vacancy will close on the 25th of July, 2022.

ECEWS has a competitive compensation package, interested candidates may submit a one-page capability statement and an updated resume as a single MS word document with full names as tittle of the document to careers@ecews.org with position clearly stated as subject of the email. ECEWS is an equal opportunity employer and strongly advise female qualified applicant to apply for any of the positions listed above. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

There will be no physical interview. All interviews will be carried out via the Zoom platform. All applicants are encouraged to download the App in preparedness for the interview.