Finance & Administrative Officer at FHI 360

Finance & Administrative Officer at FHI 360

Finance & Administrative Officer at FHI 360. As a matter of fact, 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 currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Finance & Administrative Officer

Requisition: 2019200911
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Supervisor: Finance and Administrative Manager
Job Type: Full time

Basic Functions

  • This position will report to the BOSO Finance and Administrative Manager and will be responsible for accounting and finance and overall coordination for the state offices and ensure compliance with the contractual requirements of Nigeria’s programs/projects with the objective of providing professional accountancy services consistent with generally accepted accounting principles.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide main support with problem resolution on IHANN project cash accounts, bank resolutions, finance systems, resolution of audited questioned costs, and financial close outs at the state level.

  • Also, Ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the state offices, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.

  • Prepare monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities.

  • Also, Oversee contractual issues for the state offices.

  • Ensure continuous flow of funds to state office and to sub recipients.

  • Provide support to and coordinate the FHI 360/Nigeria IHANN project activities within USAID guidelines and regulations.

  • Collaborate with relevant parties from programs, finance and contracts and grants, to develop subproject documents, work plans and budgets.

  • Also, Oversee capacity building activities and other support to sub awardees in the focus states.

  • Serve as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.

  • Also, Coordinate all administrative and secretarial support services for the field offices (as relevant).

  • Keep proper office records/filings as appropriate.

  • Also, Record minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the field staff.

  • Also, Provide logistic support for workshops and trainings.

  • Coordinate all records/storage of supplies for the Maiduguri office.

  • Finally, Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.

  • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevant experience.

  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in accounting related to international development programs.

  • Familiarity with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.

  • CPA, ACA, ICAN or recognized equivalent is an advantage.

  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.


The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:

Core benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)

  • Also, Dental insurance

  • Also, Vision coverage

  • Group life and AD&D insurance

  • Also, Health savings account

  • Also, Long-term disability

  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

  • Also, Dependent life insurance

  • Also, Business travel insurance

  • Supplemental personal accident insurance

  • Also, Supplemental disability

  • Life insurance

  • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave

  • 403(b) retirement plan

  • Pension plan

Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

  • Public transportation program

  • Also, On-site fitness center

  • Also, Local credit union membership

  • Health and wellness program

  • Also, Employee assistance program

  • Also, Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)

  • Bicycle subsidy

  • Also, Legal assistance plan

  • Also, Pet insurance.

Application Closing Date
24th May, 2019.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • The above 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.
  • Also, FHI 360 is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Also, FHI 360 does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.
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