Finance and Administration Officer at Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)

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  • Katsina, Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) View on Map
  • Post Date : September 28, 2023
  • Apply Before : October 18, 2023
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  • Job ID 33032
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  • Gender Male or Famele
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Job Description

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a regional non- Governmental Organisation established in April 2003 and registered in July 2006 with the Corporate Affairs Commission, Abuja, Nigeria. AYGF has an operational base in British Columbia Canada, Texas USA, and Nigeria (Kogi state, Niger State, Ogun State, Katsina State, and the FCT- Abuja). Over the years the Organisation has implemented several projects that addressed issues around migration, Public Health, Education, Democratic Governance, livelihood, Climate Change and Environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer

Location: Katsina
Employment Type: Full-time

The finance and Admin Officer has the following responsibilities:

  • Manage the accounting, finance, and administration components of programs, including petty cash funds and field office finance, accounting, and administrative activities;
  • Establish program financial management systems, procedures, and controls to ensure consistency with donor requirements;
  • Coordinate monthly requests for funds to ensure the project has all necessary funds for operations, and coordinate and oversee program tendering and procurement activities;
  • Advise project staff on financial health through the provision of regular and timely financial expenditure reports;
  • Review and approve all vouchers prepared (disbursement, receipt, and general journal vouchers) for expenditures and ensure that expenses are reasonable, allowable, and allocable to the project;
  • Maintain financial controls and procedures for the management of funds;
  • Supervise project staff, consultants, and partners working in finance and administration for the project;
  • Compute tax for (PAYE, VAT, WHT, and NSITF monthly remittance and filings.
  • Produce budget projections, analysis, and reports for review and action by the Project Manager and ED;
  • Manage financial files and support annual audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate should have;

  • A Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field is strongly preferred.
  • At least 7 years of finance experience in donor-funded projects.
  • Must live in Niger State (Minna).

Skills / Competencies:

  • Strong management, communication, and negotiation skills, and the ability to collect data from multiple partners.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft suits such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of local financial and accounting systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge of donor regulations, policies, and procedures and familiarity with grants management.

Application Closing Date
18th October, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and Cover Letter (not more than one page) specifying the motivation for the application and addressed to “The Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)” via: using the Job Title as the subject of the e-mail.


  • Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
  • AYGF is an equal-opportunity employer; women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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