Naila Aghabayli joined ICNL in 2014 and currently works as a Senior Program Financial Analyst. In this role, Naila has prepared cost proposals, drafted annual budgets and forecast reports for ICNL’s multiple projects and geographic regions. She also provides monthly and quarterly financial and accrual reports for the donors, analyzes monthly budget vs. actual reports for each program, reconciles program ledgers, and prepares payment requests. Prior to joining ICNL in 2014, Naila worked at Counterpart International’s field office in Azerbaijan and at its headquarter in Virginia as Finance Manager and Program Assistant between 2011 and 2013. Prior to this position, Naila worked for multinational telecommunication corporation Huawei’s office in Azerbaijan and other local companies in the position of Accountant and Senior Accountant between 2006 and 2011.
She has B.S. in Information and Measuring Instruments from Azerbaijan State Oil Academy. In addition, she has attended various certified programs in accounting in the U.S. including CAP/CIPA International Accounting, “Rules and Regulations for USG Grants and Cooperative Agreements ” by Inside NGO, “Non-Profit Certificate I and II” and “Non-Profit Certificate: Core Concepts” by AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants).
Naila is fluent in English, Azerbaijani, Russian and Turkish.