We are implementing a CDC supported 5-year project to deliver client-centered high quality comprehensive HIV care and treatment and laboratory services to reach the UNAIDS 95-95-95 targets and end AIDS by 2030. This project employs a patient-centered approach that integrates contextual health systems strengthening with comprehensive HIV care, including critical services mainstreamed towards those infected and affected by HIV. www. Overview To support the institutional and business systems strengthening under the N_SHIP project and ensure that a robust business system is in place and continuously updated in support of efficient program implementation for the achievement of program objectives. The Fiduciary Agent will work with the Business Official and other relevant Project Management Team (PMT) members as needed to ensure set standards and best practices are observed in NASCP’s operational systems, maintain an audit trail and ensure compliance with application standards as well as grant terms and conditions.


<ul> <li>Conduct a comprehensive risk assessment to determine Programme exposure to risk. The risk assessment shall include, but not be limited to, addressing the following business objectives: <ul style="list-style-type:circle"> <li>Identify and evaluate activities or actions that could create risk events, such as loss of funds or assets to fraud, waste or abuse;</li> <li>Reimbursement Manipulation &ndash; Determine risk exposure and the current ability to detect provider manipulation of the reimbursement methodology;</li> <li>Grant Funding Purpose &ndash; Determine system&rsquo;s ability to ensure grant funds are not used for unintended purposes and also ability to track grant funding to sub-grantees, subcontractors and vendors if necessary</li> <li>Develop a report of findings and recommend corrective actions based on the risk assessment conducted.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Submit monthly reports detailing progress made towards implementation of corrective actions.</li> <li>Identify training needs of staff and create a plan of action meant to meet these needs.</li> <li>Work with the Grants Manager to submit reports to CDC on progress towards achieving program objectives outlined in the grant work plan on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.</li> <li>Work with the Business Official and relevant PMT members to prepare all requests for advance payments from the Payment Management System (PMS).&nbsp;</li> <li>Work with the Business Official to oversee the disbursement of funds drawn down from the PMS in accordance with grant guidelines.</li> <li>Work with the Business Official and relevant PMT members to develop/prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and facilitate timely submission of CDC requested reports.</li> <li>Ensure all financial activities are carried out using programme financial management system.</li> <li>Attend periodic review meetings which occur at least once a month.</li> <li>Conduct routine monitoring and support for continuous quality improvement of the financial management and business systems within programme to include financial controls, asset management, procurement and human resource management.</li> <li>Ensure pre-approval of transactions, payments, procurements and retirements of expenses are done in line with approved regulations including appropriate separation of duties.</li> <li>Work with the Business Official and the relevant PMT members to ensure an efficient cashflow management system to support program implementation and i

Qualifications & Skills:

<ul> <li>The Fiscal Agent will at a minimum possess the following: <ul style="list-style-type:circle"> <li>Evidence of registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Copy of CO2 and CO7</li> <li>Past 3 years&rsquo; tax clearance certificate</li> <li>Company profile detailing skills and evidence of previous similar assignments</li> <li>PENCOM certificate, ITF certificate. NSITF certificate (as applicable)</li> <li>Staff with</li> <li>Company profile showing staff complement with at least: <ul style="list-style-type:square"> <li>Master&rsquo;s in business administration or Finance; Accounting with professional certifications such as ACCA/ICAN</li> <li>8 years&rsquo; experience working as a Finance or business systems professional</li> <li>Experience establishing financial management operations and conducting financial audits</li> <li>Previous working experience with international donors, development agencies and/or Government of Nigeria</li> </ul> </li> <li>Proven leadership qualities and experience as Project Manager/Fiscal Agent</li> <li>Knowledge and experience of grants management, contract management and procurement procedures</li> <li>Extensive experience and proficiency in the use of automated systems and accounting software applications</li> <li>Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, Project and Power Point</li> <li>Excellent communication skills and experience working with stakeholders.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>


<ul> <li>Monthly fiduciary report</li> </ul>

Contracting & Accountability:

The officer will be accountable to the National Coordinator reporting directly to the National Coordinator.


S/he will be paid competitive fees for the agreed duration based on qualification and experience.


Deadline for submission of application for this position is Fri Mar 03 2023 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time). Any application sent in after the set deadline will be disqualified.