Led by IntraHealth International, CapacityPlus is the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded global project uniquely focused on the health workforce needed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. Placing health workers at the center of every effort, CapacityPlus helps partner countries achieve significant progress in addressing the health worker crisis while also having global impact through alliances with multilateral organizations. In Nigeria, CapacityPlus will provide a package of human resources for health (HRH) technical assistance responsive to the priorities of the Government of Nigeria. CapacityPlus will also continue supporting interventions for Social Service Workforce Strengthening (SSWS).
The Finance and Administrative Officer is responsible for the financial, procurement and other administrative functions of the CapacityPlus Nigeria office. S/he supports general logistical and administrative support to the Senior HRH Advisor and other staff. S/he works closely with the CapacityPlus Nigeria Operations Manager and IntraHealth Finance Unit.
Ensure compliance with IntraHealth/CapacityPlus Nigeria Field Manual;
Coordinate and schedule appointments and meeting arrangements with key in-country clients and stakeholders, as requested;
Assist with in-country travel and accommodation arrangements for project staff and consultants as requested;
Record and/or distribute meeting agendas, minutes and other project related communications as directed;
Assist with contracting and payment of locally-hired consultants;
Maintain bank accounts and provide internal controls as well as prepare bank reconciliations for all CapacityPlus Nigeria bank account;
Maintain up to date, accurate and complete financial records as well as prepare monthly financial reports for the CapacityPlus Nigeria office;
Assist in tracking monthly expenses against the budget and monitor and communicate budget performance;
Assist with quarterly projections of project expenditures and accruals;
Assist with payment processes, preparing vouchers, recording payments, preparing cash advance requests, preparing travel authorizations and expense reports;
Ensure payments are made in accordance with Intrahealth/USAID procedures and regulations
Prepare and process payroll for the CapacityPlus Nigeria staff;
Pay office expenses and maintain records of expenditures;
Develop and maintain records pertaining to inventory including vehicle log book;
Monitor stock availability to avoid stock outs, the use of office equipment and arrange for servicing/maintenance accordingly;
Ensure filing, office maintenance, faxing, phone duties, and customer relations;
Other administrative duties as needed.
Degree in or equivalent to finance or business administration
Minimum of five years of relevant financial management experience
Preferred experience working with USAID-funded projects
Solid administrative and organizational skills and attention to detail
Experience with accounting software and Microsoft office software
Excellent customer service skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
This is a position with IntraHealth International, CapacityPlus in Abuja, Nigeria. For immediate consideration, please apply by responding to firstname.lastname@example.org and attaching your most recent CV/resume (3 page maximum and in Rich Text Format (RTF)). IntraHealth International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Not later than 24 April 2012.