Monday, 29 August 2016

Finance Officers at Ohonyeta Care Givers (OCAG)

Ohonyeta Care Givers (OCAG) is a Non-Government Organization (NGO) established in 1997 in Otukpo - Benue State to address the socio-economic and health concerns of the people of Benue and other poor communities in Nigeria. OCAG is dedicated to empowering vulnerable and marginalized communities in Benue State and beyond through advocacy / policy influencing, reproductive health messaging and referrals, capacity building, household economic strengthening and program /services delivery across the broad spectrum of HIV/AIDS.

OCAG is about to start the implementation of an integrated community case management of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea (ICCM) in partnership with Christian Aid and funding from DFID/UKAid subject to signing of contract agreement. In view of this, the organization is requesting applications from only qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Finance Officer

Job Description

  • The role is responsible for financial record keeping and general banking of project funds in OCAG office.
  • Monthly accounts and returns are produced in a timely manner; reports are extracted from the financial and administration systems to review the status of the budget and the adherence to financial policies.
  • The role will ensure that financial reports are of high standard, in the right format and timely, policies and procedure are strictly adhered in all procurement.
  • The role will ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures including reporting requirements and contribution made to other team members in the development and implementation of community based volunteers’ capacity development and training.
  • The role will maintain good relationships with internal and external stakeholders through positive communication.


  • Qualified Accountant- professional certification
  • Degree in Accounting or its equivalent
  • Knowledge of financial standards required by donors, 
  • local financial standards and legal framework.


  • Experience in working with financial accounting procedures and reviewing financial reports, creating and monitoring budgets and working with compliance regulations.
  • Considerable experience in delivering financial training using different methodologies.
  • Experience in using Excel spread sheet and word processing packages and other account reporting tools.
  • 1-2 years working experience in similar post for a local NGO or  an INGO 
  • Experience in dealing with institutional donor fund accounting.
  • Experience in using computerised financial reporting tools.

Closing Date
2nd September, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and Cover Letter to: stating the position as subject of the mail.

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