Jobs at ABT Associates

The Senior Finance and Administration Manager has primary responsibility for effective and efficient financial and administrative management of the SHOPS Nigeria project in accordance with Abt policies, USAID guidelines/protocols/regulations and Nigerian
laws. He/She supervises a team of Accounting officer and Administration Officers. Reporting to the Chief of Party and working closely with colleagues in Nigeria and the Finance and Contracts Analyst in Bethesda.

Method of Application
To apply, Please put the name of the position in the subject line and attached a cover letter and a resume/CV and email to: shopsnigeriajobs@abtassoc.com

  • Administration Manager
    He/She will:
    Develop/update local financial, administrative and organizational procedures in accordance with Abt policies. USAID guidelines/protocols/regulations and Nigerian laws.
    Ensure compliance with USAlD contractual and reporting requirements.
    Lead development of project budgets and forecasts; track, analyze and report expenditures as required to the project team, home office and USAID.
    Brief, train, supervise and support staff in their financial activities/responsibilities.
    Ensure that the financial, human resources, procurement and administrative management of the Nigeria SHOPS project are in accordance with policies and guidelines. Supervise, and by exception perform, activities of the Accounts and Administration Managers including:



    Development of vendor panels, selection of vendors
    Payments to suppliers and personnel, travel reimbursements and wages(pay roll).
    Deduction and deposit of taxes, provident fund, audits, etc.
    Monthly closure of bookkeeping & balance accounts.
    Management and maintenance of all project property, in frastructure and offices,
    General office management (rental, utilities, nckeung, local transport, general upkeep of the office, housekeeping) and procurement for the office.                                                                                                                                 
    Lead all procurement, sub-contracting or grant making activities. Support program managers in tracking and ensuring compliance of sub-contracts and sub-grants. Review deliverables and approve payments.
    Manage Human Resource functions such as preparing job descriptions, recruitment, plans tor staff development and personnel appraisal process.
    Liaise with local legal counsel to ensure compliance with regulatory and audit requirements.
    Work with technology consultants and advise on office automation and information technology needs for the office.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    10+) years 01 experience ORthe equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Additional Qualifications:
    Bachelors' degree required, Master degree preferred in Finance/Business/Management/Administration or equivalent from a reputed institute.
    Ability to support smooth and rapid implementation of project activities while being compliant to policies and guidelines.  At least 10 years of experience in managing finance administration and procurement for development projects.
    Substantial USAID project management experience and extensive knowledge of FARs and AIDARs is required.
    Excellent writing, computer and organizational skills.
    Successful track record as a senior manager in Finance and Administration.
    Willingness and ability to travel frequently within Nigeria and abroad
    Fluency in English is a must.


    Location: Lagos
    Experience: 10 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified



  • Senior Finance Manager


    He/She will:
    Develop/update local financial, administrative and organizational procedures in accordance with Abt policies. USAID guidelines/protocols/regulations and Nigerian laws.
    Ensure compliance with USAlD contractual and reporting requirements.
    Lead development of project budgets and forecasts; track, analyze and report expenditures as required to the project team, home offlce and USAID.
    Brief, train, supervise and support staff in their financial activities/responsibilities.
    Ensure that the financial, human resources, procurement and administrative management of the Nigeria SHOPS project are in accordance with policies and guidelines. Supervise, and by exception perform, activities of the Accounts and Administration Managers including:

    Development of vendor panels, selection of vendors
    Payments to suppliers and personnel, travel reimbursements and wages(pay roll).
    Deduction and deposit of taxes, provident fund, audits, etc.
    Monthly closure of bookkeeping & balance accounts.
    Management and maintenance of all project property, in frastructure and offices,
    General office management (rental, utilities, nckeung, local transport, general upkeep of the office, housekeeping) and procurement for the office.                                                                                                                                 
    Lead all procurement, sub-contracting or grant making activities. Support program managers in tracking and ensuring compliance of sub-contracts and sub-grants. Review deliverables and approve payments.
    Manage Human Resource functions such as preparing job descriptions, recruitment, plans tor staff development and personnel appraisal process.
    Liaise with local legal counsel to ensure compliance with regulatory and audit requirements.
    Work with technology consultants and advise on office automation and information technology needs for the office.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    10+) years 01 experience ORthe equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Additional Qualifications:
    Bachelors' degree required, Master degree preferred in Finance/Business/Management/Administration or equivalent from a reputed institute.
    Ability to support smooth and rapid implementation of project activities while being compliant to policies and guidelines.  At least 10 years of experience in managing finance administration and procurement for development projects.
    Substantial USAID project management experience and extensive knowledge of FARs and AIDARs is required.
    Excellent writing, computer and organizational skills.
    Successful track record as a senior manager in Finance and Administration.
    Willingness and ability to travel frequently within Nigeria and abroad
    Fluency in English is a must.


    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 10 year(s)
    Course of Study: Accounting
    Required Grade:  Not Specified