Hope Behind Bars Africa is an organisation working across issues of human rights and criminal justice based in Abuja, Nigeria. We are seeking to hire a Finance/Admin Associate with experience working in the non-profit sector.

Role: Finance/Admin Associate
Location: Abuja
Work Mode: Full Time/Hybrid
Deadline: May 15, 2024

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee bookkeeping and administration of invoices and accounting documents in adherence to relevant accounting practices and standards.
  • Prepare monthly/annual payrolls, and accounts closure, including bank reconciliations and submission of timely and accurate reports to management. 
  • Monitor expenditure against budgets, and cash flow and predict new trends. 
  • Contribute to the preparation of financial statements for donors and retention of documents in line with donor’s rules and regulations.
  • Produce accurate financial reports for the management and the Board. 
  • Manage annual accounts closing and external audit in collaboration with the external auditors. 
  • Develop appropriate financial systems and tools.
  • Support the office on risk management and fraud prevention.
  • Oversee compliance of Hope Behind Bars Africa with legal and administrative requirements as an incorporated trustee registered in Nigeria.
  • Maintain external relationships with service providers to ensure the efficiency of the office systems, supplies, premises and equipment.
  • Provide administrative support related to program management and execution.
  • Engage in other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or Executive Director.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field. 
  • Having ICAN, ACA or similar certifications is an advantage. 
  • Expertise in non-profit budgeting, forecasting, analytics and reporting. 
  • Proven track record in aligning financial plans with organisational goals, efficient cash allocation and resource optimisation. 
  • Experience in grant and donor fund management, proposal creation, financial reporting and compliance. 
  • Proficiency in financial report preparation, performance analysis and regulatory compliance. 
  • Skilled in financial management software- Microsoft Excel and Quickbooks. 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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