Senior Finance Officer

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, Education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters 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), 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

We seek applications from qualified persons for the following position under the Global Fund National Alignment for HIV Impact;

Position: Senior Finance Officer
Number of Persons: 1
Position Location: Akwa Ibom State

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

The senior Finance Officer has the responsibility to participate in accounting, financial and other administrative policy planning and development.

  • He should take part in preparing the annual budget on the basis of program narratives and work plans, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions.
  • He designs forms for financial data capturing; installs and manages the organization’s electronic accounting systems, and ensures that books of account are kept in accordance with the Generally Accepted Governmental Accounting Standards (GAGAS) with particular respect to the GF regulations.
  • He is also responsible for procurement processes in the states and ensures that fund is available for use in accordance with program activities work plan.
  • He monitors and reviews accounting and related systems report such as monthly pipelines and progress reports for grantors, management and regulatory authorities to ensure compliance, accuracy and completeness; makes sure that stock taking is done on a monthly basis.
  • He manages and maintains the organization’s banks relations through correspondences and bank reconciliation; supervises the process of project finance close-out.
  • Any other responsibilities as directed by Finance Manager.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The position reports to the Finance Manager.

 

Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of HND/ BSc. degree in Accounting and ACA/ACCA/CPA.
  • Must also have at least six years working experience with Non-Governmental organizations
  • Skills in QuickBooks, Sage 50, Microsoft excel, words and power-point.
  • A good knowledge of internal control systems, financial audit processes, grant management systems and accounting procedures for Global Fund projects is essential.

Note

This vacancy will close on the 3rd 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: careers@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE POSITION OF

INTEREST WITH PREFERRED 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.