Finance Officer at Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Officer

Job ID: 2022-4633
Location: Abuja
Supervisor: Finance Manager

Job Description

  • The Finance Officer will provide support in the implementation of financial operations of the organization.
  • Review, make necessary recommendations and implement policies and procedures for the general operation of the organization and its related activities.


  • Support the Finance Manager in preparing annual budgets and quarterly financial forecasts for Jhpiego Nigeria office
  • Ensure compliance with JHPIEGO’s financial management systems and internal controls in the Nigeria office
  • Support in preparing periodic budget updates and burn rates to project directors
  • Prepare periodic donor reports for assigned projects and awards
  • Ensure all financial transactions are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and that transactions are correctly entered into QBs accounting system.
  • Support in preparing monthly payroll and ensure all statutory deductions are made.
  • Support the finance manager in preparing and consolidating periodic financial reports and respond to all financial queries from headquarters in Baltimore.
  • Lead document retention protocols in line with donors and organization policies.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or its recognized equivalent
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or professional qualification (CPA, ACCA or recognized equivalent) will be an advantage
  • 5 to 6 years relevant experience in finance or accounting
  • Knowledge of institutional donors (United Nations, USAID/CDC etc.) regulations, procedures and requirements a plus
  • An understanding of maintenance of ledger entries, books keeping skills and bank.
  • Computers skills including use of spreadsheets and/or accounting packages
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GAAP
  • Financial and computer skills – working knowledge of database applications, word processing and Excel, as well as experience with accounting software
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and high degree of accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills and sound judgment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff and partners
  • Good oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate findings and analyses
  • Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & dependable
  • Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality
  • Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization
  • Capability to develop and implement effective strategies and tactics for accomplishing assigned duties
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision
  • Previous experience with nonprofit organization will be an added advantage.

We Offer
Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including:

  • Medical and dental plans.
  • Paid vacation, holidays and sick leave.
  • Personal accident insurance; 403(b) retirement plan.
  • Life and disability insurance.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Education assistance plan and more.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.


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