Society for Family Health (SFH)

Senior Officer, Finance and Operations

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Society for Family Health (SFH) is recruiting for Contract Senior Officer, Finance and Operations

Job Description

Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. 

Society for Family Health is recruiting for

Job Title: Senior Officer, Finance and Operations

Location: Abuja

Contract Duration: 1-year renewable

Job Profile

  • Reporting to the Project Head of Finance and Operations, this position will support the coordination and supervision of financial management, budget management, sub-recipient support and donor reporting for the project.


The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Ensure correct postings on ERP by using the proper cost assignments-GL, IO and CC.
  • Ensure prompt and correct payment to field workers, consultants, vendors and project staffs.
  • Monthly preparation of Facility Report/Cost Data Analysis for the states covered
  • Prepare financial reports.
  • Provide supervisory support to field offices and SRs.
  • Provide support during the preparation of Cash Balance, QFR and PUDR.
  • Review and step down quarterly budget for the project.
  • Ensure proper documentation and settlement of all advances and retirements.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation monthly for the assigned banks.
  • Ensure daily posting of Petty cash expenses and monthly certification.
  • Provide support in coordinating internal and external audit review exercises following donor financial rules and IFRS.
  • Admin and other job functions that may be assigned by the line manager.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • Must possess a first Degree in Accounting or any related field of study.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years post-NYSC experience in NGO Finance & Project Management.
  • Being a registered member of a professional accounting body (ACA or ACCA) will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate good understanding of Global Fund Donor’s Financial Guidelines and Rules.

Skills and Competency required:

  • Ability to analyse financial matters, resolve issues promptly and accurately, donor financial management experience and a good understanding of statutory NGO requirements is important to this position.
  • Excellent communication and proper documentation skills.
  • Must have a continuous drive for learning and knowledge sharing.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and database, as well as visualisation tools
  • Hands-on experience using ERP (SAP) or financial management MIS.

Application Deadline

1st May, 2020.

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About Society for Family Health (SFH)
Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako (late), Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti (late), Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey.MissionSociety for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives.Working with the private and public sectors, SFH adopts social marketing and behaviour change communication to improve acc...
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Job Summary
April 24, 2020
Offer Type
Minimum of 5years
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
May 1, 2020
Finance / Accounting
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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