Finance Officers at the Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria – 6 Positions

The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Baltimore, is a Non-Governmental Organization funded by the U.S Government through the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Finance Officer

Locations: 6 Geo-political Zones, Nigeria
Slots: 6
Duration: One year with the possibility of renewal subject the availability of funds.


  • The Organization is seeking qualified candidates to work on its recent award on “the Nigeria Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIlS), a Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) Survey that was developed to enable countries obtain HIV-specific indicators, including the impact of the expansion of HIV prevention and treatment programs to facilitate effective monitoring of national HIV programs.

Position Overview

  • The NPHIA Finance Officer will be responsible for coordinating financial activities within a geopolitical zone
  • Ensures timely processing of payment request i.e. Travel advances, expense reports, workshop per diems, vendor invoices, etc.
  • Ensure timely payment of all field expense and reimbursements in compliance with organizations supporting document requirement
  • Ensure adequate financial internal control systems including verifying transactions, reconciling balances on a weekly basis
  • Manage the account receivables to ensure balances are current and at acceptable levels
  • Maintains the accounts payables and monitor payments & outstanding balances
  • Ensure timely payment and submission of withholding taxes including annual remittance of tax returns
  • Maintain audit ready-financial documentation
  • Data entry of transactions into QuickBooks (Accounting software) for FM’S review
  • Review and ensure completeness of all payments and other financial records
  • Work closely with the FM in preparing bi monthly pipeline and spend plan report for the NPHIA project
  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • As part of internal controls, periodically reviews the accuracy, validity, legitimacy of randomly selected field expenses and make recommendations including supporting the internal/external auditors as required
  • Oversee an efficient document filing and archival system both in hard and electronic formats
  • Regular and timely scanning of transaction document to Country program office and HQ.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate preparation of Payment vouchers
  • Any other duty that may be assigned to him/her by the supervisor


  • B.Sc in Accounting or its equivalent
  • 2 years experience in finance and accounting practice

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2018.

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

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