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Finance Assistant | Central Office/HQ (Abuja)

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis, and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.

IHVN, through funding from The Global Fund (GF), will be implementing the Grant Cycle 7 (GC7) grant, a combined TB &HIV effort pivotal to transforming TB and HIV programs. Under the leadership and coordination of the National AIDS and STDs Control Programme (NASCP), the National TB and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), and the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), this project will increase the identification of all forms of TB cases in the community and ensure prompt access to high-quality, patient-centred prevention and treatment through a Nationwide coverage of TB Public-Private Mix active TB case finding effort, and Community TB testing. The HIV component of the grant will focus on four states (Ebonyi, Anambra, Kwara, and Gombe) for end-to-end HIV comprehensive services, community PMTCT scale-up in all states, PrEP in the four GF-supported states and in other states where PEPFAR IPs will be operating, and support harm reduction program (specifically needles and syringes) in 12 states. Other focus areas include Health Systems Strengthening/Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) and National level support activities.

To further uphold our commitment to providing excellent services in the sector, we are recruiting to fill the below-listed position:

PositionFinance Assistant 
Employment TypeFull Time
LocationCentral Office/HQ (Abuja)
Scheduled Work TimeMonday – Friday (Flexibility, willing to travel and work weekends)
Reports ToFinance Officer
Operational ContactsTB Lead, HIV Lead, Program Management Team  

Opening Date: 1st  December 2023

Closing Date: 14th  December 2023

Position Overview

The Finance Assistant (Global Funds) will assist in the Institute Global Funds’ payable and receivable functions such as the Preparation of payment vouchers, transfer instructions, journal vouchers, Bank Reconciliation statements, and entering financial records in the organization’s accounting software

Description and objectives:

Under the guidance and supervision of the Finance Officer, S/he will provide direct support to the Global Fund team and operations on the general management of all the Global Funds.


  • Responsible for entering financial information and maintaining financial records in the organization’s accounting software
  • Administration of payments (Preparation of payment vouchers, transfer instructions, etc.)
  • Maintenance of cash books
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliation statements
  • Preparation and capturing of monthly journal vouchers for the reports of Sub Recipients and other implementing partners
  • Custody of cheques books, vouchers/support documents, and transfer instructions to bank(s)
  • Proper filling (& custodian) of retirements and support documents of treatment centers & laboratories and other implementing partners on a monthly basis
  • Remittance of WHT on a monthly basis

Required competencies:

Core requirements:

  • Applicants should be able to work with little or no supervision and under pressure;
  • Good working knowledge of Sage 300 ERP;
  • Analytical mind and fluency in written and oral communication;
  • Ability to relate with subordinates, colleagues, and superiors
  • Should also be prepared for occasional traveling outside his base at Abuja
  • Possess managerial and supervisory skills and should be able to multitask.
  • Innovative with a sound mind.

Education and Experience:

  •  Possession of a B.Sc in Accountancy or any of the Social Sciences or a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy.
  • A minimum of 2 years post-qualification hands-on experience in an International NGO or Grants operational environment is required.

Equal employment opportunity statement:

IHVN is an equal employment employer. We do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable laws.

Mode of Application:

Please submit your application letter and detailed curriculum vitae as one Microsoft Word document with the position applied for and location well captured as the subject of the email to the Assistant Director, Human Resources, through this email address: [email protected]