Finance & Administrative Assistant -

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and 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 United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

Finance & Administrative Assistant

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

Job Location

Cross River State

 

Number of Persons Required

Two (2)

Reporting/Supervision

  • This position reports to the Accountant

 

Job Summary

  • Responsible for the provision of accounting, administrative, and logistical support services to the Cross River State Office.
  • 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.

 

Job Requirements

Education

  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business administration

 

Attributes

  • 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

 

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.

 

 

Travel Requirements:

  • Limited

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.