Assistant Finance Officer at Leprosy and TB Relief Initiative Nigeria (LTR)

Leprosy and TB Relief Initiative Nigeria (LTR) officially registered with Corporate Affairs Commission as an indigenous non-profit NGO in March 2018. Before then, the organization was a country office of the International Non-Governmental Organization called the Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Finance Officer

Job Reference Number: LTR (FAU)/_2024/AFO/001
Locations: Adamawa, Borno, Gombe, Plateau, and Yobe
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Type: Consultancy
Reports to: State Technical Officer

Job Summary

  • The Asst. Finance Officer (Global Fund GC7 Grant) will assist in management of Accounts payable and receivable functions for the state and also support the day-to-day financial activities of the state.
  • He/she will ensure that all supporting documents for each budget line are in line with Global Fund approved Means of Verification (MOVs)/Checklist and liaise with the HQ finance team on all payments as well as budget tracking.
  • Under the guidance and supervision of the State Technical Officer (STO), S/he will provide direct support to the program implementation team and operations on the general management of Global Fund (GF) CPPM GC7 Grant.

Key Responsibilities

  • The day-to-day fiscal controls of all projects assigned to him/her in collaboration with budget holders.
  • Responsible for daily entry of financial information and maintaining of financial records in the organization’s financial management system (QuickBooks/or excel sheets).
  • Custody of cheques books, vouchers/support documents and transfer instructions to bank(s)
  • Proper filling (& custodian) of retirements and support documents of treatment centres & laboratories and other implementing partners on a monthly basis
  • Remittance of WHT and other statutory deductions on a monthly basis
  • Maintenance of Cash Books and preparation of monthly bank reconciliation statements.
  • Function as a state grant officer for the Global Fund (GF) GC7 Grant.
  • Preparation and capturing of monthly journal vouchers for the reports of Sub Recipients and other implementing partners.
  • Any other responsibility as may be assigned by the State Technical Officer.

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • Possession of a B.Sc or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy or any of the Social Sciences.
  • Minimum of 2 years hands-on experience in an NGO or Grants operational environment is required.
  • Experience of Implementation of Global Fund (GF) grant is an added advantage.
  • Membership or part certification in professional association i.e. ICAN, ACCA or recognized equivalent will be an added advantage.

Desired Competencies:

  • Applicants should be able to work independently with minimal supervisionn.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to relate with subordinates, colleagues, and superiors.
  • Innovative with sound mind
  • Proficiency in the use of computer application (Microsoft office, Excel etc.)
  • Good working knowledge of the QuickBooks software.
  • Analytical mind and fluency in written and oral communication.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV in single file, saved with their name and job title in Word format to: [email protected] using "LTR (FAU)/_2024/AFO/001-STATE" as the subject of the email.

  • E.g - Applicants for the position for Gombe state should use “LTR (FAU)/_2024/AFO/001-GOMBE STATE”.
  • Applicants for the position for Yobe state should use “LTR (FAU)/_2024/AFO/001-YOBE STATE” and so on for other states.

Note: Candidates with the wrong subject in their email stand a chance of being disqualified

Application Deadline  19th June, 20234.