Accounting Job at The German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (GLRA)

German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (GLRA) is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, international non-governmental organisation founded in 1957. It has its headquarters in Wuerzburg, Germany.

German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (GLRA) is recruiting a suitably qualified and experienced person, to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Accountant
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support state programmes in financial management and reporting.
  • Develop and prepare accurate and timely financial reports and prepare ad hoc reports as needed for budgeting and planning purposes.
  • Prepare monthly budget controls and assist in the preparation of biannual progress reports to headquarters.
  • Work closely with sate teams and support other staff including mentoring them for effective operation of project activities.
  • Ensure financial records are readily available for internal / external reviewers and follow-up on internal/external audit findings
  • Ensure compliance with internal control processes, adherence to donor financial regulations and ensure that all expenses are within approved project budget lines.
  • Provide quality control checks ensuring that all valid financial transactions are entered into the accounting systems.
  • Perform other related tasks to be assigned by the Finance Office.

Qualification & Experience

  • A minimum of HND/B.Sc Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details
  • Minimum of three years of relevant working experience, preferably with an NGO
  • Fully computer literate, excellent knowledge of MS Excel required

Additional Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Abilities for teamwork and initiative
  • Competence in modern training skills and/or ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) will be an added advantage


  • Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • The post requires occasional travel in country.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications with CV’s and motivation letter to: [email protected]


  • Only candidates under consideration will be contacted by end of December.
  • The interview is scheduled for the first week of January 2017 and will include a written test.

Application Deadline  20th December, 2016.

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