~ Position Open ~

Finance Assistant, TB/HIV Integrated Project

Ekiti, FCT, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa and Rivers State

Job Description

The Finance Assistant will support the Finance Officer in ensuring prompt disbursement and reporting of grant implementation at the state level. The role involves managing financial transactions for state TB implementation (both PPM and ACF strategies), ensuring transparency and accountability in financial processes.

Scope of role

The role will be responsible for processing payments for and at the state level, as well as reviewing and validating all supporting documentation coming from the state, ensuring compliance with ARFH and Global Fund’s policies and processes. It will also involve finance-related monitoring and reporting for the ARFH state offices.

Key working relationships

The Finance Assistant will work closely with the state program team as well as the Finance Officer at the country office. The post holder will also interact with the Country Director and the SMC Finance Support Manager based in London, UK.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Receive and review requests for payments to State implementers (CBOs, PPMs, health facility)
  • Receive and review requests for payments to all state training or meeting participants
  • Ensure supporting documentation for payment requests is complete, accurate, and conforms to ARFH’s policies and procedures, as well as the donor’s standards with regard to transparency and accountability
  • Raise any concerns about timeliness, completeness or validity of supporting documentation received with appropriate ARFH staff
  • Ensure advances are settled in a timely manner in line with ARFH’s policies
  • Any other tasks that may be required in line with your role

Required Experience

  • Applicant must possess excellent planning and prioritization skills, be able to work independently and pay very close attention to details. Good knowledge of internal control systems, financial audit processes, grant management systems and accounting procedures for Global Fund projects is essential.
  • Other requirements are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint with good analytical, interpersonal, communication skills and fluency in spoken and written English Language.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of HND/ BSc. Degree in Accounting, Finance or other social sciences
  • Being a student of professional accounting qualification examination in either ICAN OR ACCA is an added advantage
  • Must also have at least One (1) year’s working experience in a similar position, preferably with non-governmental organizations
  • Workingknowledge of accounting software

Method of Application

Applicants should complete the online form at https://forms.gle/WPWD6yDTwHavKjcL9 and send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to programs@arfh-ng.org on/or before 18th June, 2024.

Please indicate the title of post applied for and the Location in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

JOB TYPE

Full Time

POSTING DATE:

11 June, 2024

CLOSING DATE:

18 June, 2024

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