Recent Jobs in Abuja at ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) for Finance Advisor

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) is a not for profit, non-governmental entity registered with the Nigeria
Corporate Affairs Commission. It commenced operations in Nigeria in 1999, while the programmatic
operations commenced in January 2000 through a Country Agreement signed with the National
Planning Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

ActionAid is an anti-poverty agency that prioritises works with the poor and excluded; promoting values and commitment in civil society, institutions and governments with the aim of achieving structural changes in order to eradicate injustices and poverty in the world.

ActionAid Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, an International Non-Governmental
organisation registered in The Netherlands with its headquarters in Johannesburg South Africa. ActionAid International works in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the
Americas. AAN is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Finance Advisor based in Abuja.

Job Title: Finance Advisor

Location: Abuja
Experience: 5 year(s)

Educational Qualifications

Degree in Accounting or Finance is essential.
Chartered Accounting Professional Certification is desirable


At least five (5) years post NYSC experience, three (3) of which should have been spent in a finance position with Sound Practical Knowledge of SUN accounting software and Spreadsheets (MS Office in general) are essential.
Experience in working with international development agencies is desirable.


Attention to details; fluency in spoken and written English language; ability to work independently and in a team & highly numerate skills are essential.
Excellent planning and prioritisation skills & strong analytical/problem solving skills are desirable.

Personal Qualities

A well developed and proven interpersonal & organisational management skills;
Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment;
Creative and able to take initiative;
Ready to work additional hours at crucial times and a high sense of integrity are essential.

How to Apply

All interested candidates should complete the application form accessed from  and send as an MS Word attachment to

Only Electronically submitted forms will be entertained. Scanned application forms will be disregarded.
Subject line of emails must state clearly the Name of Applicant and Job Title of position applied for e.g. Sunday, Joy: Finance Advisor ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women are particularly welcome.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 26th May, 2014. While we respect all applicants, interview date will be communicated only to short listed candidates.

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