Accountant At Jami Al Hakeem Foundation

Jami Al Hakeem Foundation is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization, registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in 2008. The foundation since its inception has extensive experience in coordinating programme interventions across communities and various target audience including youths, women, girls, traditional leaders, etc. The organization has vast experience in coordination, management and administration of development programmes that bring together a range of stakeholders, including state and non-state actors.

Jami Al Hakeem has also demonstrated experience in delivery of effective and sustainable programme aimed at addressing all forms of violence against women and girls including gender-based violence in Nigeria. It has also coordinated capacity building training for citizen participation in governance and ownership of policies.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Job Category/Sector: Operations
Employment Category: Contract
Duration of Contract: 3 Months
Open to Expatriates: No
Position Reports to: COO

Job Description

  • Taking responsibility for the planning and execution of financial duties and projects of the Organization.
  • Preparing financial statements, reports and forecasts for the business to ensure financial stability.
  • Drafting budgets, income statements, balance sheets, tax returns, and report required by regulatory authorities.
  • Managing the risks involved in the financial activities of the organization.
  • Estimating short and long team financial objectives by setting financial performance targets.
  • Compiling financial reports and supervising month-end processes.
  • Managing and monitoring metrics, keeping performance index (KPI) tracking and report for the financial department.
  • Evaluate the financial performance of the organization and measure returns on investment.
  • Providing training to staff members regarding financial processes.

Other Key Qualities Required:

  • Understanding your role and responsibilities as well as policies of the organization.
  • Completing tasks assigned by the Management, or line manager.
  • Keeping internal information confidential
  • Willing to learn and participate in meeting and training programs.

Technical Expertise, Skills, Knowledge, and Competencies

  • A Degree in Accounting and registration with Professional Body (ICAN,etc) or HND.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of cognate experience within the developmental or humanitarian sector.
  • A willingness to learn and work as part of a team.
  • A high degree of professionalism and the ability to follow instructions.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Strong planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
2nd March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications (Cover letter and CV in a single file and in PDF format) addressed to “The Human Resource Officer” via: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
Submit their Applications addressed to “The Human Resource Officer” at:
The Head Office,
No 5 Yola Road, Jimeta,
Adamawa State.

Application Process

  • All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English.
  • The CV and Cover Letter should indicate and explain their suitability to the position applied.
  • Applicants should provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related referees, whereas 1 must be from the latest Employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Applications should be addressed to: The Human Resource Officer.
  • Only applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail otherwise will not considered.
  • J-HF considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, gender, colour, religion, age, marital status, or disability.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Short-listed candidates will be responsible for their logistic and accommodation during interview.
  • Due to the large numbers of expected applicants, J-HF will only inform shortlisted candidates for written test and oral interview.
  • For general information about J-HF, please consult:
  • Women and PLWDs are strongly encouraged to apply.

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