Award and Compliance Officer at the Society for Family Health (SFH)


Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Award and Compliance Officer

Job ID: sfh-03534
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Develop, coordinate and implement plans for the control and monitoring to ensure compliance with operational and project budget.
  • Prepare consolidated financial reports for review and dissemination within the stipulated timeframe.
  • Coordinate the preparation of monthly management accounts.
  • Ensure timely dissemination of new donor rules, regulations and policies, and monitoring of implementation and compliance.
  • Monitor implementation of finance service standards.
  • Ensure update and application of documented policies and procedures for finance operations.
  • Oversee the timely preparation, review, approval and submission of all internal financial reporting requirements for the projects, including month-end closing and balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate preparation, approval and submission of all donor financial reports in respect to accounting, legal and contractual requirements.
  • Prepare monthly burn rate report and management accounts.
  • Review postings for accuracy and stepping down funds for the field.
  • Ensure that all project financial documents are orderly and completed scanned and filed by periodic call over-exercise.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a B.Sc / HND in Accounting or any related field of study.
  • Possession of a recognised professional accounting qualification – ACA or ACCA or other professional bodies is an added advantage.
  • Must possess four (4) years experience in Accounting, Finance and Risk Management. This must be inclusive of a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a multi-donor organisation.
  • Knowledge of USAID financial guidelines and cost principles is a Must.

Skills and Competency Required

  • Sound understanding of accounting principles.
  • Ability to analyse financial matters, resolve issues promptly and accurately.
  • Grant financial management skill.
  • 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.

Application Closing Date
3rd April, 2020.

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

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