Job Details

Finance And Admin Officer
Closing Date: 31st December 2023

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Abuja
Reports to: Finance Manager
Division/Department: Finance


The Finance Officer will provide support to the Finance Manager to ensure prompt disbursement and reporting both at all levels of grant implementation.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with HSCL, USAID and other donor agencies policies and procedures, systems and practices.
  • Ensure that Concept Notes for state-based activities are promptly reviewed for accuracy with the approved budget and processed for approval.
  • Process advances due to States for their activities.
  • Perform daily posting of all financial transactions.
  • Assist with Budget Preparation.
  • Collaborate with the STLs and Finance Officers to ensure timely reporting.
  • Prepare payment schedule for review by the Finance Manager.
  • Carry out a review of staff advance retirement.
  • Raise adjustment and retirement of journal voucher and review of travel advances and authorization for accuracy for Finance Manager’s review.
  • Support Banking Reconciliation.
  • Appropriately and accurately file all transactional documents, financial vouchers, and journals.
  • Support trainings, meetings, and field activities as the case may be.
  • Preparation of required reports as at when due.
  • Carry out other duties that may be assigned by the Finance Manager.


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • S/he must possess HND/BSc in Accountancy/Finance or related discipline
  • Professional Certification (ACA or ACCA) is an added advantage.


Desired Competencies:

  • Minimum of 4 years working experience.
  • Grants and project financial reporting experience, preferably in the health, social, or financing sector would be an advantage.
  • Experience and/or understanding of the flow of funds and associated risks associated with Grant management would be an advantage.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent technical, written, and presentation skills are highly desirable.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing.
  • Must be computer literate with experience in an Accounting Package, MS Office-Excel especially.
  • Knowledge of working in Centralized Accounting System (CAS) would be an advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills.
  • Ability to use computer applications for data collection.

Health Systems Consult Limited (HSCL) is a public health and development consulting firm established by a team with extensive experience in international development and public health programming. We provide technical assistance for health system reforms towards access to cost-effective and quality health care across Nigeria and the continent of Africa. With a network of over 50 global partners and consultants, we develop programmes and provide sustainable solutions for a broad spectrum of health and development challenges.

HSCL is registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (2009), the Tanzanian Registry of Companies (2014), the Office of Administration and registration in Sierra Leone (2015) and the Office of the Registration of Companies in Zambia (2016). HSCL has established offices in Nigeria, Tanzania and Sierra Leone and has also done work in several African countries including Cameroun, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mauritius, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Zanzibar. In Nigeria, HSCL with it’s headquarters in Abuja, has offices in Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Borno, FCT, Kaduna, Kebbi, Lagos, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara states.


Send a cover letter (no more than a page) and an updated CV in one document to [email protected], stating the advertised position as the subject of your email.