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Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako, Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey. Society for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives.

Available Positions

  • Project Accountant
  • Project Officer
  • Director of Finance
  • Finance Officer

Project Accountant

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Location: Abuja , Gombe
  • Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit 

Job Profile

  • The Project Accountant will be the lead expert for project financial management as well as for administrative, human resource and logistics management.
  • S/he will be responsible for overseeing project accounting and finance/budget management including cash flow management, timely donor financial reporting such cash balance report, invoicing, financial reports and other financial reports using approved templates.
  • S/he will be responsible for managing  review processes including external audit review exercises in compliance with donor financial and accounting rules and regulations.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance,
  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
  • Must be a registered member of an accounting professional body (ICAN/ACCA).
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in overseeing financial management for donor funded projects
  • Demonstrated experience with coordinating, analysing and reporting financial performance, financial forecasting, and budget variance analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience managing operations, including managing people and performance.

Skills and competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, and organisational skills; a thorough understanding of USAID and DFID financial guidelines and rules, international accounting standards and Nigerian tax and fiscal policies.
  • Hands-on experience using an ERP and business management MIS with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Requires a high level of creativity and innovation and the ability to maintain operational efficiency in a fast-paced work environment

Project Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 3 years
  • Location: Kano
  • Job Field: Project Management 

Job ID: sfh-64654

Job Profile

  • This position will support the coordination of field level activities, documentation/information management.

Job-role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Compile and document/file important program documents such as; agreements, budget utilization reports, DIPs, annual and/or quarterly plans, respective reports from CSO offices and to the donor, communication letters, meeting minutes etc.
  • Support the coordination of all project activities in the state in line with the project implementation plan.
  • Participate in development, management and review of CSO’s program activities.
  • Coordinate the planning of technical workshops and training for capacity building to CSOs and other stakeholders.
  • Provide support to the technical team and ensure effective service delivery to OVC and their households.
  • Update and manage the activity log and events calendar.
  • Assist in managing the Resource Center
  • Disseminate formal communications to staff as directed by Line Manager.
  • Provide support on programmatic issues and highly involved in the implementation process.
  • Any other duties assigned by the line manager.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Health-related discipline or the Social Sciences with 2-3 years post- NYSC qualification experience working in a non-governmental organisation.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of specialised experience in implementing or providing support to orphans and vulnerable children project, which must be inclusive of least two (2) years’ experience in strengthening service delivery projects; performance and quality improvement; monitoring and evaluation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of PEPFAR management and reporting procedures.
  • Proven track record working with CSO’s and attending to their needs.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities effectively in a constantly changing environment, meet deadlines and work calmly under pressure
  • S/He must be able to write and speak the local language of the state of intervention (Hausa).

Skills and competencies:

  • High level of integrity
  • Good Analytical skills
  • Documentation/Information Management skills
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to multiple tasks
  • Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Director of Finance

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience: 4 years
  • Location: Abuja
  • Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit 

Job ID: sfh-32261

Job Profile

  • The Director of Finance will be the lead expert for project financial management as well as for administrative, human resource and logistics management. S/he will be responsible for overseeing project accounting and finance/budget management including cash flow management, timely donor financial reporting such cash balance report, tax report, quarterly financial report, PUDR report and annual financial report using approved templates.
  • S/he will be responsible for managing GFA review processes as well as internal and external audit review exercises in compliance with donor financial and accounting rules and regulations.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance,
  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
  • Must be a registered member of an accounting professional body (ICAN/ACCA).
  • A minimum of 8 (eight) years of progressively responsible experience in overseeing financial operations and management of large-scale, complex development activities in developing countries;
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in financial management for Global Fund Projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with coordinating, analysing and reporting financial performance, financial forecasting, and budget variance analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience managing operations, including managing people and performance.

Skills and competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, and organisational skills; a thorough understanding of Global Fund financial guidelines and rules, international accounting standards and Nigerian tax and fiscal policies.
  • Hands-on experience using an ERP and business management MIS with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Requires a high level of creativity and innovation and the ability to maintain operational efficiency in a fast-paced work environment

Finance Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 3 years
  • Location: Abuja
  • Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit 

Job ID: sfh-38144

Job-role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation for the assigned banks.
  • Ensure correct postings on SAP by using the proper cost assignments
  • Prepare donor financial reports.
  • Ensure prompt and correct payment to field workers, consultants, vendors and project staff.
  • Prepare monthly Burn rate and Management account report analysis.
  • Maintain, organise and file documents for the project.
  • Review field positing for accuracy and stepping down funds for field activities.
  • Admin and other job functions that may be assigned by the line manager.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a first degree in Accounting.
  • Must have three (3) years of experience in accounting and finance.
  • Registration with a professional body (ACA or ACCA) or any other related professional body will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Finance and Accounting policies.

Skills and competency required:

  • Ability to analyse financial matters, resolve issues promptly and accurately.
  • Excellent communication and proper documentation skills.
  • Must have a continuous drive for learning and knowledge sharing.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and database.
  • Hands-on experience using an ERP (SAP) or financial management MIS will an added advantage.

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

Project Accountant  Location: Gombe  Application Link

Project Accountant   Location: Abuja  Application Link

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