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Vacancies at Axios Foundation Nigeria (AFN)

Axios Foundation Nigeria (AFN) is a Not-for-Profit Organization dedicated to increasing access to quality Healthcare and building local capacity in the health sector in Nigeria.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Finance Officer
Location: Abuja
Duties nd Responsibilities
  • Processing financial documentation, including orders, invoices and payment, manage cash receipts, disbursement of petty cash.
  • Maintenance of proper filing system for finance records and documents
  • Monitor and follow up for timely settlements of outstanding advances, payments due from staff.
  • Handle staff/vendors enquiries relating to payments.
  • Assists in maintaining of proper control of the supporting documents for payments and financial reports.
  • Manage office supplies, furniture and equipment; maintain system for vendor and services; Do inventory control.
  • Other Duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • A Degree in Accounting or Financial Management.
  • At least 3 years experience in Accounting and Finance with minimum of 2 years in an NGO
  • Ability to meet deadlines, to multitask, and to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of Dynamics Great Plains would be an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • A good understanding of Finance, Accounting and Taxation
  • Capacity to take initiative and to work in teams
Job Title: Finance Manager
Location: Abuja
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the timely recording of financial information and preparing all required financial statements and reports
  • Prepare and control annual and quarterly budgets for the Organization and for other significant events.
  • Monitor budget performance and prepare budget performance review reports.
  • Ensure the smooth operation of the time and billing system.
  • Responsible for preparing local staff payroll and accompanying schedules (Tax, Pension) and ensures compliance with all project legal requirements, including employee taxes, pension fund contribution and national housing scheme.
  • Manage all statutory related compliance and requirements including tax returns, VAT reporting, and Withholding Tax.
  • Oversight of accounting anti tracking of fixed assets additions, including maintenance of fixed asset records.
  • Liaise with the bank on banking activities like setting up new accounts, adding new signatures, exchange rates, banking fees and resolve various issues with bank such as cleared check differences, bank fee anomalies, targeted balance calculations and enhancements to online services.
  • Documenting and monitoring internal controls in support of auditing team to protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Ensure timely and accurate inputting of all hours and related expenses by staff into the time billing system
  • Manage Axios Foundation Nigeria field accounts system, review chart of accounts, generate reports as needed for project reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Training and mentoring of Finance Officer to ensure all costs are understood and reported accurately.
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements and assisting with financial and tax audits as the need arises.
  • Other financial and related tasks as required by the Director of Finance and Administration.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • A Degree in Accounting or Financial Management. Accounting certifications to professional bodies such as CPA,ACCA, CA and ICAEW is required
  • Capacity to take initiative and to work in teams
  • Ability to work with international organizations, government officials, non-governmental organizations and the private sector
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of Dynamics Great Plains
  • At least 5 years experience in accounting and finance with minimum of 3 years in an NGO
  • Proven experience in grants and contract management, procurement procedures would be an advantage
  • Familiar with multi-currency transactions management Experience and knowledge of Nigerian tax laws
  • would be an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Job Title: Human Resource Officer
Location: Abuja
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conduct local staff recruitment
  • Conduct orientation for new employees
  • Develop and implement a systematic/annual employee performance evaluation program
  • Administer staff benefit programs such as Group Life & Medical Insurance and serve as resource person for staff benefit questions
  • Support Finance on the monthly submission of staff time sheets and update required files to support payroll preparation
  • Prepare transfer letters and visa letters as necessary
  • Respond to employment verification requests
  • Coordinate temporary employee staffing
  • Assist AF Nigeria managers in counseling underperforming staff
  • Process terminations in accordance with AF exit policies
  • Review, update and refine Axion HR policy manual and local annexes on a periodic basis
  • Manage employee database related to new hire, change of status & performance evaluation
  • Develop employee training programs
  • Identify HR issues and provide necessary support as required
  • Any other duties as may be assigned
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • Must have a Degree in HR related field such as Business Administration or any Social Sciences
  • At least 3 years experience as a HR Generalist
  • Work experience with NGOs is an added advantage
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and work independently
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Fluency in oral and written English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Self-driven with high sense of quality, efficiency, and meeting tight deadlines
  • Commitment to working effectively and resolving problems with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to maintain confidential information
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their cover letters and CV’s to: Please indicate the Position as the subject of your e-mail and header of your cover letter.
  • Applications without a cover letter stating suitability will be rejected.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 31st August, 2017.

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