Accountant Vacancies at The Nigeria Education Crisis Response
Posted: 07/Jun/2017

Nigeria Education Crisis Response is a USAID funded project aimed at supporting Adamawa, auchi, Bomo, Gombe and Yobe states to expand access to quality, relevant non- formal education and altemativeeducation opportunities for internally displaced persons (IDP) children, as well as out-of-school children in host communities, aged 6 to 17 at target locations.

The Nigeria Education Crisis Response (ECR) Project is seeking applications from qualified Nigerian Nationals to fill the  position below:

Position: Accountant

Location: Bauchi

Position Summary

  • The Accountant will be responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.
  • The accountant will also be responsible for maintaining personnel leave files that inform payroll.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manages day to day finance operations, including implementing Creative and USAID policies, procedures and systems, reviewing accounts payable documents for proper accuracy and completeness, and liaising with bank on all banking issues.
  • Completes donor financial reporting, track spending, and support the Director of Finance and Grants.
  • Provides updated monthly cost reports and draft quarterly financial reports and monthly ad hoc reports on financial status of project expenses and budget information.
  • Manages the process of clearing bills, payments, and vouchers from the Bauchi field office; and the transfer of project funds from the central account to field accounts.
  • Works dosely with the home office in Washington, DC to ensure reconciliation of monthly expense reports, and respond to any inquiries they may have.
  • Expertise In accounting, finance or business administration.
  • Knowledge of laws, accounting principles, USAID rules and regulations, and labor laws.
  • Reports to Reports to Director of Finance and Grants.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, BA/BS degree highly desired
  • Must have 4+ years of general work experience
  • Must have 2+ year of specialized experience relevant to accounting
  • Must have 6+ months supervisory experience, if supervising staff
  • Knowledge of USAID Rules and Regulations, previous experience working on
  • USAID-funded projects preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Spoken and Written English highly desired, Medium level required

Application Closing Date
16th June, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send in a current resume or curriculum vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities and cover letter to the "Human Resources Manager" through the email:


  • Applicants should indicate the Job Position and Location as the subject of their applications (e.g. Logistics Assistant- Bomo) and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted forinterview.
  • Creative Associates International is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Females as well as indigenes of Bauchi, Yobe and other northeastern states are encouraged to apply.

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