Finance & Administrative Officer at Society for Family Health (SFH) – 3 Openings

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Job Title: Finance & Administrative Officer

Requisition ID: sfh-48976
Locations: Kano, Jigawa and Nasarawa
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Programs
Duration of Contract: 36 months



Finance & Administrative Officer at Society for Family Health (SFH)


Job Profile
  • This position will be responsible for coordinating and ensuring that field financial operations for the project support project functional areas to achieve overall project objectives.
  • The successful candidate will partner seamlessly with SFH’s corporate finance team to deliver wider organizational goals by fostering financial and administrative compliance and timely reporting.


Job Role

The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Finance operations – ensure completeness of financial transactions and documentation to support accuracy of reported information.
  • Budget performance and reporting – facilitate budget spend realization and provide guidance on-budget performance.
  • Cash management – guarantee adequate cash management and planning for servicing of project activities on the field.
  • Procurement – drive compliance with procurement policy.
  • Field Office administration.
Qualifications / Experience
  • Must possess a First Degree in Accounting, Finance, and Economics, Business Administration, or any related field with strong numerical/analytical background.
  • ICAN, ACCA, CFA, MSc, MBA certifications will be of added advantage or an observable commitment to professional improvement, that is, registration/part qualification.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in an equivalent finance role with progressively increasing responsibility in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Demonstrated ability through previous role to provide financial information support for decision making through financial management, budgeting and cost analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability through previous experience to establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of stakeholders.
Skills and Competencies Required:
  • Budgeting and Budget Analysis
  • Tax computing and Remittance (WHT, PAYE, etc.)
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Treasury and Cash Management Meticulous
  • Proficiency working with SAP – “FI Module”
  • Adept at Microsoft excel and other Microsoft application packages (Word and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills.
  • Demonstrable integrity, objectivity & confidentiality, with excellent communication and relationship management skills.
  • Customer-focused exhibits thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Integrity and time management.
  • Collaboration and teamwork, with persuasive negotiation skills.
  • Self-driven and result-oriented with a drive for continuous professional development.
  • Excited about new knowledge/ learning with good interpersonal skills, proactive and flexible
  • Cross-functional awareness and willingness to understand overall project objectives.
  • Resourcefulness and creativity in managing high-level information, minimizing financial risks, and problem-solving.


Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is based on industry standards and designed to attract, motivate, and incentivize talented individuals.


Application Closing Date
3rd November, 2021.


Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • All applications will be treated in confidence. Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply. This advert will be open for two weeks from the date of publication.
  • We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • SFH is an equal opportunity employer, therefore women are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates who are residents in the states where the role is situated are strongly encouraged to apply.

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