Finance & Admin Officer

Finance & Admin Officer

Employee Type

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a non-governmental and non-profit organization registered to contribute positive change in the economic and social status of African youth through effective programs that deliver sustainable outcomes.


The Finance & Administration (F&A) Officer will be responsible for overseeing all financial project management, as well as general office services.

The F&A Officer will be responsible for maintaining financial integrity, preparing all financial reports efficiently in accordance with relevant financial reporting standards.

Job Description

• Manage the accounting, finance, and administration components of programs, including petty cash funds and field office finance, accounting, and administrative activities;
• Establish program financial management systems, procedures and controls to ensure consistency with donor requirements;
• Coordinate monthly requests for funds to ensure the project has all necessary funds for operations, and coordinate and oversee program tendering and procurement activities;
• Advise project staff on financial health through the provision of regular and timely financial expenditure reports;
• Review and approve all vouchers prepared (disbursement, receipt, and general journal vouchers) for expenditures and ensure that expenses are reasonable, allowable, and allocable to the project;
• Maintain financial controls and procedures for the management of funds;
• Supervise project staff, consultants, and partners working in finance and administration for the project;
• Produce budget projections, analysis, and reports for review and action by the Project Manager and ED;
• Manage financial files and support annual audits.
• Other duties as assigned.

Is it a local employment?
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Requirements and Qualification

The Person

The ideal candidate should have;

• Degree in accounting, finance, or related field strongly preferred
• At least 5+ years finance experience in donor funded projects.

Skills / Competencies

• Strong management, communication, and negotiation skills, and the ability to collect data from multiple partners
• Knowledge of local financial and accounting systems preferred.
• Knowledge of donor regulations, policies, and procedures and familiarity with grants management.
• Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem solving, conflict, ethical management skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Strong analytical and computer skills, especially with accounting software, spreadsheets, and financial analysis

Interested Candidates should send their applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application, addressed to the Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) on indicating position and location applied on the subject line.
Application Deadline is 22nd Aprill 2021.
N/B. This position is open only to applicants residing in Kogi and Niger States of Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AYGF is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

Years of Experience
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