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Finance and Administration Officerat Gembu Centre for HIV / AIDS Advocacy, Nigeria

Gembu Centre for HIV / AIDS Advocacy, Nigeria (GECHAAN) is a Faith-based, Community Driven, Non-profit Making, Non-political, Non-governmental organization in Nigeria registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission since 2005 under number 19247. We focus in Health, Food security and livelihood, WASH and Peace building. After several years of grassroots HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, GECHAAN is already well known and recognized on the Mambila Plateau and the entire Central and southern Senatorial Zones of Taraba State.

CBM International is collaborating with us (GECHAAN) in the implementation of the BMZ-Transitional Development Aid funded Project in Taraba State, towards strengthening the resilience of vulnerable households in selected communities in Sardauna and Kurmi LGA’s, with focus on three complementary and interlinked components in the areas of Food Security and Livelihood, WASH, Protection and Peaceful coexistence.

We are recruiting a qualified personnel to fill the position below:


Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer

Location: Taraba
Job type: Full-time

Role Purpose

  • The Finance and Administration Officer will have responsibility for financial administration, including the management of the account for the BMZ TDA project, the financial information required for various funding returns, the day today financial management, as well as undertaking general admin tasks under the guidance of the project coordinator and the funders.

Core Responsibilities

  • Oversee the financial operations of the project on behalf of GECHAAN/CBM and ensure timely and accurate financial reports and practices including cash management, payroll, financial disbursements, ledgers etc.
  • Ensure the expenditure is as stipulated in the budget lines and strict adherence to the budget limits
  • In liaison with the project coordinator monitor budget spending in line with spending plan; ensure diligence in grants utilization including timely spending and value for money
  • Propose anticipated budget realignment in discussion with the project team
  • Oversee the financial audits of all projects transaction to ensure appropriateness and alignment to financial regulations and standards
  • Check, process and record all payments, and expenses claims received, code items to agreed budgets, and action payments. 
  • Ensuring that procurement processes are duly followed in line with the organization`s policies for each procurement
  • Reconcile transactions on QuickBooks and bank statements and ensure that it balances.
  • Preparing and maintaining donor agreements and staff contracts.
  • Manage financial control, prepare and analyze budgets, develop financial reports, and make recommendations to the project coordinator.
  • Obtain approvals from the project coordinator and from the donors on all procurements and purchases for the projects.
  • Monitor the expenditures to ensure that program funds are utilized appropriately by the close of the fiscal year. 
  • Ensure that all financial reporting is completed on time and submitted to donors.

Minimum Requirements

  • Prospective candidate must possess at least a relevant Degree from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of two years post NYSC relevant working experience.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using "Finance and Administration Officer" as the subject of the mail.


  • Only applicant that adhere to the full instruction in this advert will be attended to.
  • Applicants must be resident in Taraba or its environs and ready to travel to field locations.
  • Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis.
  • Equal opportunities are given to all applicants.
  • GECHAAN engages persons with disability as long those persons are capable and meet the requirements for the vacant position as set out in the Job Description and Person Specification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  9th December, 2022.

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