Finance & Admin Officer at the Society for Family Health (SFH) – 7 Slots

Title: Finance & Admin Officer | Ref No.: sfh-93932 | Locations: Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, and Oyo States (1 position each) | type: Full-time | Society for Family Health (SFH)
Category: Programs
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

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Role Profile

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  • This position will be responsible for all matters related to the finance, operations, and administration of the state office.

The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Ensure compliance and consistency with the organization’s policies and procedures, as well as compliance with the terms and conditions of the agreements with the donor’s best practices.
  • Timely review and processing of all vendor payments
  • Timely review of CBOs disbursement request and reported expenditure
  • Record and account daily transactions on SAP and ensure accuracy and completeness of required files and supporting documentation that serves as evidence of transactions.
  • Process cash disbursements in accordance with financial management policies and established approval levels.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for the state containing budget to actual expenditure information (variance analysis).
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations of state project bank account.
  • Responsible for procurement activities within the state in accordance with the organization’s procurement policy.
  • Prepare and submit reports and tax filings in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Aid program staff in office and project budget preparation.
  • Responsible for all matters related to the operations and administration of state office.
  • Manage assets within the state (CBOs and state office) to ensure adequate maintenance.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree / HND in Accounting from a recognized institution
  • 2 years post NYSC experience, in a similar position

Skills and Competency required:

  • Good understanding of fundamental accounting principles
  • Fair understanding of Global Fund donor’s financial guidelines and rules
  • Must be computer literate
  • Good analytical skills
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience using MS office packages including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of integrity and adherence to professional ethics
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion

Compensation & Benefits

  • The compensation package for this positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented young professionals.
  • SFH offers professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.  

Application Closing Date
23rd June, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • All applications will be treated in confidence. Interested persons without the minimum requirements need not apply.  
  • We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • SFH is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.