This officer will assist the Finance and Accounts component of NASCP in evaluating and analyzing the GC7 grant financial and operational processes to ensure compliance with policies, laws, and regulations. S/he will conduct audits, review financial records, identify potential risks, and make recommendations for improving internal controls and efficiency.


<ul> <li>Undertaking internal audits to ensure the NASCP meets its financial, operational and compliance objectives.</li> <li>Supporting the development of an assurance planning reporting process</li> <li>Reporting on control deficiencies to management and making recommendations to mitigate risk and add value.</li> <li>Challenge current processes across the NASCP and identify opportunities for refinement.</li> <li>Engaging in remediation of identified issues through follow-up.</li> <li>Playing an active role in the maintenance and review of policies and procedures, including ensuring they are up to date with all legislation, aligned to GF processes and best practices</li> <li>Communicating with a variety of stakeholders across the NASCP</li> <li>Provide objective assessment to NASCP</li> <li>Enhance overall organizational performance</li> <li>Conduct audits on financial, operational and compliance.</li> <li>Identify and assess potential risks to the organization and recommend risk mitigation strategies.</li> <li>Examine financial statements, transactions, and accounting records to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting principles</li> <li>Analyze data to detect anomalies, patterns or potential fraud in the accounting component.</li> <li>Participate in the development of the annual audit plan based on risk assessments and organizational priorities.</li> <li>Provide advice and guidance to manage internal control matters and best practices.</li> <li>Perform other functions as assigned.</li> <li>Carry out other specific deliverables as required by the donor.</li> </ul>

Qualifications & Skills:

<ul> <li>A Chartered Auditor or Chartered Accountant is a must&nbsp;</li> <li>First Degree in Finance / Economics / Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration,&nbsp; or related field</li> </ul> <ul> <li>A master&rsquo;s degree in Accounting / compliance related field or professional certifications in Audit, Taxation, Accounting, or Business Administration (MBA) is an added advantage.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Experience</strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum of 8 years post graduation experience.</li> <li>A minimum of Five (5) years&rsquo; experience in similar role as in auditing / compliance.</li> <li>Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system or&nbsp; NGOs and CBOs will be an added advantage.</li> <li>In depth knowledge of accounting and auditing standards, financial regulations, and corporate governance practice is essential. S/he must be familiar with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Accounting Principles (IFRS) and auditing standard issues by professional bodies like the institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)</li> <li>High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and training skills.</li> <li>Well-developed computer skills.</li> <li>Ability to gather and interpret data, identify potential risks and propose practical solutions.</li> </ul>


Contracting & Accountability:

The officer will be accountable 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 Tue Mar 19 2024 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time). Any application sent in after the set deadline will be disqualified.