Field Finance Officer at Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support, primary health care system strengthening and Maternal and Child Health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation among other international donors. We seek to recruit qualified persons as a result of growth in the organisation. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.We require competent candidates for the vacant position below:Job Title: Field Finance Officer Application Code: Field Finance Officer-TBTPPLocation: KanoProject: Society for Family Health TB Treatment and Prevention ProjectDuration of Contract: Full time, fixed-term contract - Sixteen (16) monthsType of Contract: Temporary Service HiresJob ProfileThe Finance officer will be responsible for the fiscal integrity of all activities of the programme. S/He shall provide the Project Manager with necessary and timely financial information for programme decision making.S/He shall be responsible for consolidating financial report of both the State Coordinator and the Private Health Facility Providers for submission to SHOPS Plus.S/He shall be responsible for preparation of consolidated Financial Report, quarterly forecast and fund request/disbursement.S/He shall be the Project Manager’s backbone in budgeting and budgetary control. S/He shall work together with team to respond to external audit requirements and other regular reviews of the project.S/He shall review all journals/ payment vouchers to ensure adherence to organisational financial policies and terms of the grant. S/He shall ensure bank reconciliations are carried out on a monthly basis and are reviewed and approved.Job RoleThe successful candidate will perform the following functions:Review postings and all financial transactions on the project.Prepare and ensure timely submission of project financial reports to the donor.Work with the finance officers in of all project partners/participating PPMVs and CPs and provide guidance to ensure adherence to all financial requirements and standard and ensure all transactions meet donor expectationUndertake periodic field support visits to review hardcopy support documents and all other transactions to ensure they meet all donor expectationsUndertake monitoring of project financial statements and will carry out monthly bank reconciliation and Burn rate analysis and advise management team appropriatelyPrepare Cash flow statement and will represent the project in monthly cash flow meetingsLead in overall budget preparation and grant management and will provide technical support in responding to the Donors in all issues relating to budgeting and grant managementPrepare projects financials and will coordinate management response to both internal and external financial audits which will take place throughout the duration of the projectRepresent management in relevant meetings with other partners where financial matter relating to the grant will be discussedSupport the programme team in routine supportive supervisory visits/monitoring of PPMVs/CPs on the project to ensure standard is adhered to cross all facilities in the statePerform any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Director 

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