Background:

Engagement of a Fiduciary Agent to Conduct a comprehensive risk assessment to determine the exposure to risk. 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.

Responsibilities:

<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> <li> <p>Identify and evaluate activities or actions that could create risk events, such as loss of funds or assets to fraud, waste or abuse;</p> <p>Reimbursement Manipulation &ndash; Determine risk exposure and the current ability to detect provider manipulation of the reimbursement methodology;</p> <p>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</p> <p>Develop a report of findings and recommend corrective actions based on the risk assessment conducted.</p> </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 in line with the

Qualifications & Skills:

<p>The Fiscal Agent Key Official(s) will at a minimum possess the following qualifications, skills and professional experience:</p> <ul> <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> <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>

Deliverables:

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

Contracting & Accountability:

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

Renumeration:

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

Deadline:

Deadline for submission of application for this position is Wed Oct 12 2022 17:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time). Any application sent in after the set deadline will be disqualified.