ActionAid Nigeria Jobs: Project Accountant

Posted on :

4 Feb, 2010

Category :

Accounting Jobs in Nigeria

actionActionAid Nigeria is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Project Accountant based at the Country Office, Abuja

Person Specifications
• Degree in Accounting or Finance is essential.
• Chartered Accountant (ICAN) is essential

• At least seven years post NYSC experience with at least four years as an accountant and 3 years in a similar position in the development sector. Sound Practical Knowledge of SUN accounting software and Spreadsheets (MS Office in general) & experience in handling cash are essential.
Experience in working with international development of NGO agencies is desirable.

Attention to details;  knowledge of management accounting practices, strong financial management skills, fluency in spoken and written English language; ability to work independently and in a team & highly numerate skills are essential.
Excellent planning and prioritisation skills & strong analytical/problem solving skills are desirable.

Personal Qualities
Excellent oral and written communication skills; well developed and proven interpersonal & organisational management skills; able to work effectively in a diverse team environment; creative and should be able to take initiative; should be ready to work additional hours at crucial times & and high integrity are essential.

All interested candidates should fill in the application form as accessed from the application pack from The application pack contains the Vacancy announcement, Job Description and Application form. Subject line of emails should clearly state position applied for otherwise application will not be considered.

ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women are particularly welcome. In line with the GIPA principle, applications are also particularly welcome from candidates living with HIV/AIDs (PLWHAs).

Closing date for receipt of application forms is 6th February, 2010.  Interview date will be communicated to short listed candidates.  Only electronically completed application forms will be entertained and should be mailed to [email protected] Applications will ONLY be considered if submitted on AAN’s Standard Application forms.

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