Finance Assistant 6 – SHOPS Plus at Abt Associates

Abt Associates - The International Health Division is committed to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world. Serving both the public and private sectors, our efforts include health policy research and evaluation, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. Our impact is felt in policies that ensure healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs, in strengthening health infrastructures, and HIV/AIDS solutions.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Finance Assistant 6 - SHOPS PlusLocation: AbujaJob Description:Abt Associates seeks a Finance Assistant to support a tuberculosis (TB) service expansion project in Nigeria under SHOPS Plus. SHOPS Plus is USAID’s flagship initiative in private sector health.The project seeks to harness the full potential of the private sector and catalyze public-private engagement to improve health outcomes in TB, family planning, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, and other health areas.In Nigeria, SHOPS Plus will build the capacity of private providers to detect, diagnose, treat and report TB cases in Lagos and Kano States.The Finance Assistant in Kano will support implementation of a TB services expansion project that will increase availability of TB services in the private sector, improve flow of suspected TB patients into detection and treatment centers, improve the quality of private sector TB services, and strengthen health systems to foster and sustain Public Private Mix (PPM) models for TB care.Key Roles and ResponsibilitiesDetermines validity of obligations and availability of funds.Reviews individual obligations documents to assign correct classification codes, referring problems in classification. Notes obvious deviations from financial plans and refers to supervisor.Prepares recurring and one-time detailed reports of unpaid orders, accruals, allotments, etc.Periodically reconciles/balances accounting records.Maintains accounts receivable files, obligations, and liquidations.Makes collections.Enters all financial transactions from a wide variety of documents into database/spreadsheet.Under guidance, gathers data from identified sources regarding project and assists in making a preliminary analysis of such data incident to budget formulation.Develops preliminary financial plan for project.Participates with supervisor in advising upper management on budgetary matters.

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