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17 Apr 2019

Full-time The American University of Nigeria (AUN): Deputy Director, Finance and Administration Recruitment

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Job Description

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for:

The Job : Deputy Director, Finance and Administration

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria

Job Profile

  • American University of Nigeria (AUN) Yola is implementing the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded “Addressing education in North East Nigeria”
  • The project is intended to develop and strengthen the education system in Adamawa and Gombe States which will enable it to deliver access to high quality education options that respond to the needs of all children without burdening it with addition cost that will result if parallel systems are created.
  • The project will work with state partners and national and international academic institutions to analyze and understand the situation, prepare strategies for various scenarios and test and apply the best fit purpose in each situation. In 3 years, the project will reach 200 schools, 5000 teachers and over 200,000 learners.

Summary of Position

  • The Deputy Director Finance and Administration will manage all aspects of the financial and administrative procedures of the project.
  • S/he will be in charge of all financial reports and supports the CoP with ensuring compliance with financial and administrative matters of the project.
  • S/he report to the Chief of Party

Position Requirements

  • BSc Accounting/Banking and Finance. A post graduate degree will be an advantage
  • Certified Accountant
  • 7 years’ Experience managing financial unit of USAID projects
  • Grant management experience for USAID projects
  • Experience in the use of financial accounting software (to be tested)
  • Experience in project audits
  • Experienced in managing finance and admin staff of projects
  • Knowledge of USAID financial regulations
  • Good trainer
  • Accounting skills will be tested
  • ICT skills will be tested.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

Application Closing Date
26th April, 2019.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and References to: [email protected] The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • This position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
  • AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status.

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Job Categories: Accounting Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Deputy Director, Finance and Administration jobs, and The American University of Nigeria (AUN) jobs. Salaries: N100000 - N200000.


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