ActionAid Finance Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

ActionAid Finance Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

ActionAid is an anti-poverty agency that prioritises work with people living in poverty and exclusion; promoting values and commitment in civil society, institutions and Governments with the aim of achieving structural changes in order to eradicate injustices and poverty in the world.

ActionAid Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, an International Non-Governmental organisation registered in The Netherlands with its headquarters in Johannesburg South Africa. ActionAid International works in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and America.



  • Engage and lead financial planning processes of projects that fit into the organizational annual plan.
  • Ensure that plans are consistent with ActionAid financial policies and procedures.

    Financial Reporting:

  • Responsible for accurate and timely financial and management reporting to donors and project leads
  • Ensure that effective systems are in place to allow adequate financial monitoring.
  • Ensure timely review of monthly financial reports of implementing partners
  • Support in the preparation of the Annual Finance Report and Statutory Report
  • Responsible for timely release of funds to implementing partners.
  • Review monthly bank reconciliation and quarterly staff debtor schedules.
  • Posting of financial transactions data into SUN.


  • Take a lead on project audits
  • Responsible for the implementation of project audit recommendations
  • Coordinate management response to internal and external audit findings, and to ensure proper follow up on agreed recommendations of project audits.

    Organisational Development Support:

  • Provide technical support to project staff.
  • Build the capacity of non-finance staff and implementing partners on financial and grant management.
  • Participate in the recruitment and assessment of finance staff and partnership assessment of local organisations.
  • Ensure timely remittance of pension deductions to Pension Fund Custodians
  • Support the development of accounting policies and procedures for AAN and implementing partners.
  • Providing quality control checks on ensuring that valid input data are entered into the accounting systems.

    Safeguarding Assets and Interests:

  • Ensure that project funds and assets are being used for rightful purposes as intended by the donors.
  • Responsible for regular update of project asset register.

    Risk Management:

  • Support Internal Audit unit in identifying project risks and mitigating actions
  • Reconcile and prepare monthly schedule for accrual, sundry creditors and pension
  • Any other work as may be assigned by
    line manager


  • First degree in Accounting /or Finance is essential
  • Membership of professional accounting body is essential
  • Masters’ degree in relevant studies is desirable
  • Minimum of 7 years work experience, 4 of which should be as a professional accountant is essential
  • Ability to work with an accounting software is essential;
  • Experience using SUN software is essential
  • Experience working in an INGO as an accountant is desirable
  • IT literate and have excellent knowledge of Excel & word (MS Office in general).
  • Ability to work with an accounting software is desirable

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should kindly download and complete the "Application Form" below and send as an MS Word attachment to: Subject line of emails must state clearly, job title of position applied for and location e.g.Education Project Coordinator, Breaking Barriers Project - Abuja Application Closing Date 3rd April, 2019.


  • Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Submitted CVs will be disregarded.
    Submitted applications for this position will be reviewed as received.
  • ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.
  • While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.

    For more information and job application details, see; ActionAid Finance Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

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