Accountant / Finance Manager

Justice and Empowerment Initiatives - Nigeria

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Job Description:

JEI-Nigeria is looking for a committed accounting professional with significant experience in NGO/non-profit accounting to join our team as an Accountant / Finance Manager based in Lagos to oversee financial management across offices in Lagos and Port Harcourt. He/she will work with, train, and oversee finance-related staff in both offices and report directly to the Co-Executive Directors.



  • Ensure that JEI-Nigeria’s financial system runs properly in order to process financial information and generate accurate reports.
  • Ensure that internal controls are maintained at an acceptable level.
  • Manage and minimize risks affecting JEI-Nigeria’s assets.
  • Ensure compliance with JEI-Nigeria financial policies, procedures set out in this Manual and any additional donor compliance requirements.
  • Ensure timely preparation of all internal and external financial reports.
  • Work with Co-Executive Directors on project and general budgeting.
  • Be responsible for all aspects of cash management including:

o   Monitoring accounts receivables, processing of staff payroll, and collection of debt and managing pre-payments.

o   Direct, mentor/coach, appraise and supervise the other finance staff.

o   Ensure that internal financial reports are generated accurately and disseminated in a timely manner.



  • At least 3 years experience in NGO/non-profit accounting and financial management. Please describe the required experience in a short cover letter. Candidates with more experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • HND and/or B.Sc. in accounting or other relevant fields.
  • Working familiarity with IFRS and other relevant international standards.
  • Professional certification a significant plus.
  • Experience working with Quickbooks / other accounting software a plus.
  • Supervision/management experience a plus.



A competitive salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.


How to Apply:

Please send a CV/résumé, cover letter, and at least two professional references via email with the words “ACCOUNTANT / FINANCE MANAGER” in the subject line.



Justice and Empowerment Initiatives - Nigeria

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years