Finance Assistant at Network of People Living With HIV in Nigeria (NEPWHAN)

Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWHAN) was established in 1998 as a non-governmental Organization to serve as a collective voice of PLHIV in the Country. The Organization is registered with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Nigeria in September 2004.

NEPWHAN is now Seventeen (17) Years Old as a vibrant patient community network in Nigeria. The network formed since 1998 has established structures at the zonal and all States including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and as well saddled with the responsibility of coordinating, supervising and monitoring activities and programs of over 1, 030 support groups membership across the Federation making it one of the biggest Patient network in Africa. Our GOALNEPWHAN has formed constituent bodies; Association of Youth Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (APYIN), Association of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (ASWHAN), Association of Religious Leaders Living with and Personally Affected by HIV/AIDS (NINERELA+) to advocate and provide HIV programming intervention for the specific needs of their targets and members.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Summary of Key Functions

  • Overall, provides all necessary support to the Finance Officer and the Project Team in the implementation of the project in accordance with the respective NEPWHAN procedures.
  • Accounting support; Document generation and initiations.
  • Provide financial monitoring and reporting.

Accounting Support:

  • Provide proper accounting to the project by controlling the supporting documents for payments.
  • Ensure that all accounting records are maintained in line with this manual, GAAP and Donors’ and partners’ requirements.
  • Posting and updating prepayment and cash advances subsidiary ledger.
  • Ensure that all accounting records are updated promptly.
  • Prepare monthly Bank reconciliation statements for all bank accounts;
  • In charge of payment and Posting on QuickBooks.
  • Preparation of periodic financial reports.
  • Preparation of staff salary payroll and other related payment.

Provide financial monitoring and reporting focusing on the achievement of the following results:

  • Provide financial support to ensure an effective running of the project management unit in compliance with NEPWHAN rules, regulations and policies of financial activities, financial recording/reporting system;
  • Implement effective internal controls and ensure the proper functioning of a client-oriented financial resources management system;
  • Contribute to the preparation of periodic financial reports required by relevant national and/or donor procedures for the project, donors, government and other parties involved in the implementation and funding of activities;
  • Provide financial monitoring over project commitments and expenditures, and assist the FM in assuring proper project delivery;
  • Draft project budget revisions/ Trackers
  • Provide follow-up on audit recommendations;


  • Perform any other administrative and financial duties related to the project as requested by the Finance Manager.

Competencies and Required Skills and Experience

  • B.Sc / HND in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Economics or Finance.
  • At least 2 years of relevant finance experience in a known and reputable organization
  • ACCA, ANAN and ICAN student membership will be an added advantage.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English mandatory.
  • Outstanding organizational and administrative skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to draft, edit and finalize documents in English
  • Experienced computer user with focus on office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) with advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages.
  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems is desirable.
  • Agility, Self-development, Initiative-taking.
  • Excellent finance and budgeting skills.
  • Self-development, initiative-taking.
  • Acts as a team player and facilitating teamwork. Ability to work effectively under pressure;

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter as one (1) MS Word Document or PDF to: and using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline  9th April, 2024.


  • Late submissions will not be considered.
  • Suitable candidates living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply
  • The Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWHAN) does not tolerate sexual exploitation, sexual abuse or sexual harassment. NEPWHAN joins the nonprofit community in strongly supporting the core principles regarding the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse, established in 2003 by the UN Secretary General’s Bulletin on Special Measures.
  • We believe that all people have the right to live their lives free from sexual violence.This policy applies to all NEPWHAN staff, partners and associates

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