Finance Associates

February 8, 2022

Job Description

Georgetown Global Health Nigeria (GGHN) - 4 Openings

The Georgetown Global Health Nigeria (GGHN) LTD / GTE is the operational arm and an affiliate of Georgetown University Centre for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) in Nigeria. GGHN is a Non–profit, Non- Governmental Organization in Nigeria that promotes best practices in health care delivery and research using local and internationally adapted models to strengthen health systems.
We require the services of individuals with skills and expertise to work on an anticipated HIV Care and Treatment program by USAID on the Accelerating Control of the HIV Epidemic in Nigeria (ACE) in the position below:
Job Title: Finance Associate
Locations: Bauchi, Jigawa and Kano
Employment Type: Full Time
Slots: Bauchi (1), Jigawa (1) and Kano (2)
Job Overview

Finance associates will prepare and review financial information. They will manage account records, process transactions, and analyze financial data.
They also advise the Finance Specialist and internal departments on best practices to ensure compliance with financial regulations.

Finance Report:

Assisting in the posting of state financial transaction.
Managing records and receipts.
Reconciling daily, monthly, and yearly transactions.
Processing invoices.
Resolve financial disputes raised by vendors.
Support with staff advance and retirement process.
Being a key point of contact for other departments on financial and accounting matters in the state.
Ensure timely remittance of all statutory deductions (PAYE, WHT, PENSION, NHF, NSITF, etc.).
Prepare monthly bank reconciliations.
Supporting the Finance specialist and executives with projects and tasks when required. 

Prepare Budgets:

Finance associates assist with a GGHN yearly operating budget. This includes developing, analyzing, and interpreting statistical and accounting information to evaluate operating results.

Compile Financial Reports:

The Finance associate will prepare reports that outline the GGHN financial position regarding income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and future operations. This includes revising and updating reports to be more useful and efficient and furnishing external reports as necessary.

Assist with Audits:

The Finance Associate will assist with audits, reviews, and tax preparation. They closely examine financial and accounting records, compile data, and conduct financial reviews and audits. This requires familiarity with recognized accounting standards and a basic understanding of the tax code.

Compliance Assistance:

Finance associates will develop and implement policies, procedures, and best practices for GGHN financial and accounting operations and general compliance. They might also review proposed changes to existing policies and procedures to better comply with current laws and regulations.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Supervisor


University Degree in Accounting, Finance, and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent.
Previous experience in working with a variety of donors.
Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience working in an NGO environment.
Ability to use QuickBooks accounting software.
Self-directed, self-motivated, with excellent attention to detail.
Strong organizational and excellent time management skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team player with proven communication, diplomacy, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to communicate well with all levels of staff, internal management as well as clients.
Strong writing skills and ability to produce documents and reports primarily in English.
High proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Application Closing Date
22nd February, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

The position is subject to GGHN's award from the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) 72062021RFA00004 – NPI GH ROUND 8.
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