New Employment Opportunities at FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the positions of:

 

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Requisition: 2020200513
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Supervisor: Finance & Grant Officer

Basic Functions  
Under the direction of the Finance & Grant Officer, the Finance Assistant performs diversified accounts payable and reporting functions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists in the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including maintenance of the checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
  • Supports the Finance Officer in the review of all payment requests and determines the propriety and accuracy of all expenditures.
  • Assures completeness of supporting documentation and coding in accordance with FHI360 policies and procedures.
  • Prepares workshops schedule/payment to participants and retire same for review by the Financial Accountants.
  • Carries out all FHI360 banking transactions such as cash/check lodgments, collect bank statements and bank confirmation
  • Prepares bank reconciliations for review by the Lagos Office Finance Officer.
  • Manages the Petty Cash Imprest Account for the Lagos National Office.  Prepares and submits request for replenishment of imprest petty cash account and ensures proper coding and recording of all petty cash expenses.
  • Assists the Finance Officer in preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
  • Assists the Finance Officer in tracking travel advances to ensure that they are retired on a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the filing of payment vouchers, supporting documentations, workshop and travel retirements

Qualifications and Requirements

  • University degree or higher diploma in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in accounting related to NGOs and community level programs, with increasing responsibility.
  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above
  • This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
  • FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others – and yourself.
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven ability in accounting for medium to large, multifaceted programs
  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance
  • Well developed computer skills
  • Well developed written and oral communication skills

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Requisition: 2020200502
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time
Supervisor: Associate Director, Finance

Basic Functions

  • To act in collaborative capacity with the Associate Director Finance with the objective of providing professional accountancy services consistent with generally accepted accounting principles for FHI360 Nigeria Programs that are classified as “special projects”. S/He is expected to provide leadership in the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project(s), including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records. S/he will prepare monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide main support for special projects with problem resolution on CO cash accounts, bank resolutions, finance systems, resolution of audited questioned costs, and financial close outs at the state and zonal level.
  • Coordinate with AD to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for FHI360/Nigeria Country Office including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
  • Monitor budgets and financial reports for all IA sub-agreements not directly managed by the field offices.
  • Provide technical assistance on accounting and financial matters on all special projects.
  • Participate in the preparation of contract package for sub-agreements and rapid response funds and small grants.
  • Work with the Director, Finance and Administration and the AD Finance in the development and monitoring of annual country budget.
  • Maintain and update monthly project status sheet that include project duration dates, number and description of modifications, budgets, disbursements and expenditures, and status of monthly reports. Prepare additional monthly status sheets for other financial activities as requested by FHI360 and according to donor reporting guidelines.
  • In accordance with approved sub-agreements, provide project funds to IAs subprojects and collaborating organizations.
  • Serve as a resource person to FHI360/Nigeria on relevant financial regulations and FHI360/Nigeria terms and conditions.
  • Oversee capacity building activities and other support to local implementing agencies (IAs) in the focus states and zones.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Knowledge of local and donor contractual requirements and regulations
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.
  • Budget development skills with multi funding sources and general ledger skills.
  • Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software and database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.
  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Report on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Routine coordination with FHI360 employees and consultants, on-site and in the field.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in the interpretation of budgetary, financial and related management information.
  • Must have report writing skills and be able to communicate with impact.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and handle pressure situations.
  • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.
  • Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times. Time management skills, both in planning and organizing work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively communicate financial and internal control issues to staff with little or no financial background.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Qualifications and requirements

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years’ relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years’ relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ supervisory experience in office management and administration.
  • CPA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or any other relevant professional qualification is required.
  • Experience in managing financial records of donor-funded organizations, and familiarity with donor and local contractual procedures is an advantage.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer, OVC / Care and Support

Requisition: 2020200506
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time
Supervisor: Director, Prevention Care & Treatment (D-PCT)

Basic Function

  • Under the direction of the D-PCT, the Senior Technical Officer- OVC / Care and Support will coordinate and provide technical assistance for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) including care and support activities as part of the program for FHI 360 Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with D-PCT to provide technical assistance in the design, implementation, and evaluation of national -level OVC and care and support activities for FHI 360 Nigeria, which involves both community-based interventions, linked to facility based services
  • Development of interventions, including (1) measures focused on health care, Nutrition and food security, education and skills development; (2) environmental interventions focused on pshychosocial / spriritusl support and shelter; (3) Provides contextual interventions focused on household economic strengthening, legislative support and child protection; (4) Provide interventions focused on Care and support services, including Home Based-Care for PLWHA
  • Provides technical support to build the capacity of implementing agencies and state counterparts to 1) carry out care and support programs specifically related to orphans and vulnerable children and adults and 2) create effective linkages with clinical care services
  • Works with NGOs and relevant FHI 360 staff to facilitate the transfer of appropriate skills to people living with HIV / AIDS (PLWH / A) and their families for prevention, support and care.
  • Assists in the application of program evaluation results to modify existing programs and design new programs.
  • Work with the D-PCT to develop Orphans and Vulnerable Children sub-agreements with Implementing Agencies (IAs).
  • Contributes to FHI 360’s overall care and support technical strategy, especially within the new PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Provide technical assistance to community-based NGOs to facilitate the formation of community-based peer support structures for networking among children orphaned by HIV / AIDS and their care givers.
  • Remains informed on current issues and best practices and contributes to FHI 360 global lessons learned documentation of HIV / AIDS and OVC activities.
  • Represents FHI 360 / Nigeria to donors and government officials on OVC and care and support issues as assigned
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MBBS with 3-5 years post national youth service corps experience at the community level or in the private health sector or similar degree and equivalent experience in public health, social sciences or other relevant areas.
  • Or an MPH with 5-7 years post national youth service corps experience at the community level or in the private health sector or similar degree and equivalent experience in public health, social sciences or other relevant areas.
  • Or BSc Nursing with 7-9 years post national youth service corps experience at the community level or in the private health sector or similar degree and equivalent experience in public health, social sciences or other relevant areas.
  • An MPH is required.
  • Minimum of three years experience in Care and Support at the community level with evidence of increasing official /professional responsibilities. Experience working with orphans and vulnerable will be an added advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of health programs in developing countries.
  • Knowledge of legal issues affecting orphans, Care and Support, donor community and familiarity of both OVC and Care and Support programs Nigeria.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding OVC, Care and Support including HIV infections.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Computer literate and proficient in the use of word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work with the DHIS and interpret and analyze data
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to travel in Nigeria minimum of 25%.

 

 

 

Job Title:  Technical Officer, OVC / Care and Support

Requisition: 2020200508
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Supervisor: Senior Technical Officer, OVC/Care and Support

Basic Function

  • Under the direction of the Senior Technical Officer, the Technical Officer- OVC/Care and Support will coordinate and provide technical assistance for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) including care and support activities as part of the program for FHI 360 Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with Senior Technical Officer to provide technical assistance in the design, implementation, and evaluation of national -level OVC and care and support activities for FHI 360 Nigeria, which involves both community-based interventions, linked to facility based services
  • Development of interventions, including (1) measures focused on health care, Nutrition and food security, education and skills development; (2) environmental interventions focused on pshychosocial/spriritusl support and shelter; (3) Provides contextual interventions focused on household economic strengthening, legislative support and child protection; (4) Provide interventions focused on Care and support services, including Home Based-Care for PLWHA
  • Provides technical support to build the capacity of implementing agencies and state counterparts to 1) carry out care and support programs specifically related to orphans and vulnerable children and adults and 2) create effective linkages with clinical care services
  • Works with NGOs and relevant FHI 360 staff to facilitate the transfer of appropriate skills to people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH/A) and their families for prevention, support and care.
  • Assists in the application of program evaluation results to modify existing programs and design new programs.
  • Work with the Senior Technical Officer to develop Orphans and Vulnerable Children sub-agreements with Implementing Agencies (IAs).
  • Contributes to FHI 360’s overall care and support technical strategy, especially within the new PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Provide technical assistance to work with community-based NGOs to facilitate the formation of community-based peer support structures for networking among children orphaned by HIV/AIDS and their care givers.
  • Remains informed on current issues and best practices and contributes to FHI 360 global lessons learned documentation of HIV/AIDS and OVC activities.
  • Represents FHI 360/Nigeria to donors and government officials on OVC and care and support issues as assigned
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of health programs in developing countries.
  • Knowledge of legal issues affecting orphans, Care and Support, donor community and familiarity of both OVC and Care and Support programs Nigeria.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding OVC, Care and Support including HIV infections.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Computer literate and proficient in the use of word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work with the DHIS and interpret and analyze data
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to travel in Nigeria minimum of 25%.

Qualifications and requirements

  • MBBS with 1-3 years post national youth service corps experience at the community level or in the private health sector or similar degree and equivalent experience in public health, social sciences or other relevant areas.
  • Or an MPH with 3-5 years post national youth service corps experience at the community level or in the private health sector or similar degree and equivalent experience in public health, social sciences or other relevant areas.
  • Or BSc Nursing with 5-7 years post national youth service corps experience at the community level or in the private health sector or similar degree and equivalent experience in public health, social sciences or other relevant areas.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Care and Support at the community level with evidence of increasing official /professional responsibilities. Experience working with orphans and vulnerable will be an added advantage.

 

 

 

Job Title: Systems Enhancement Accountant

Requisition: 2020200500
Location: Abuja
Job type: Full time
Reports to: Associate Director, Finance

Basic Functions

  • This position will report to the Associate Director, Finance and will be responsible for continuous improvement of financial systems and compliance levels at the State offices in the country.

Essential Job Functions, Duties and Responsibilities
Compliance:

  • Working with the Office of Compliance and Risk Management, identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; prioritizes areas to be addressed, then, working with staff on the ground, develops / implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
  • The implementation phase must include direct training and demonstration of how to implement corrective action.
  • Ensure compliance issues / concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated and resolved.
  • Report on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Director, Finance and Senior Management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
  • Institutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting (a) use of the Feedback Finance hotline; (b) heightened awareness of SOPs and (c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.

Capacity Building:

  • Work with the State Finance and Administrative staff to ensure that s / he fully understands and complies with the provisions of the FHI360 financial policies and procedures manual.
  • Provide continued orientation to the State Finance and Administrative staff on how to support facilities to compile and submit monthly fund requests and prepare consolidated fund requests for the whole state (covering all Health facilities and Sub awards).
  • Develop, maintain and work with the State Finance and Administrative staff to ensure that they fully understand and comply with the FHI 360 procurement process including, but limited to, purchase requests, prequalifying vendors,  soliciting quotes, collating quotation / bids from prequalified / potential vendors, the vendor selection process through receipt and payment for goods and / or services.
  • Train State Finance and Administrative staff on the procedure involved in tracking expenditures incurred from States sub agreements by FHI360 on behalf of the government and maintain copies of all documentation.  After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed.  Provide additional hands on training and guidance as necessary.
  • Train State Implementing Team (SIT) Accountants on the procedures involved in the collection and processing of travel advances (TAs), prepare sub-recipients financial reports (SFRs), reimbursement requests and continuous quality improvement / technical assistance (CQI / TA) reports from SIT members to the FHI360 state offices.  After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed.  Provide additional hands on training and guidance as necessary.
  • Train State Finance and Administrative staff on how to track burn rate / maintain financial monitoring pipelines for each health facility, to monitor budget performance against plans for each health facility managed under the sub agreement and provide feedback to the SIT and other stakeholders in the States.  After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed.  Provide additional hands on training and guidance as necessary.
  • Provide hands on training to the State Finance and Administrative staff on how to maintain inventory of all project assets managed through the sub agreement, including ensuring proper filling and storage of financial documents at SIT level.  After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed.  Provide additional hands on training and guidance as necessary.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc. in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 5– 7 years relevant experience, or
  • MSc. in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
  • Experience in accounting and accounting principles sufficient to prepare complex and detailed financial and budgetary analyses.
  • Experience in financial reporting, and financial management systems applications.
  • Experience with Global Fund and USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria.
  • CPA, ACA or recognized equivalent is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to train one on one and in a small group specific technical applications in a way that makes the trainee feel comfortable enough to ask questions when they do not understand and proficient when training is complete
  • If necessary, must have the ability to deliver a strong message of compliance in a difficult situation
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in the interpretation of budgetary, financial and related management information
  • Ability to conduct complex system analysis studies involving financially oriented applications
  • Proficiency in the use of software applications, database and spreadsheets (including extensive knowledge of Excel database applications)
  • Knowledge of global fund donor (including USAID) contractual requirements and regulations
  • Must have report writing skills and be able to communicate with impact
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and handle pressure situations
  • Excellent numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use software tools to present data clearly and concisely
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%

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