State Finance and Operations Manager at 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: State Finance and Operations Manager

Ref Id: sfh-66683
Location: Bauchi
Department: Finance & Accounts

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for managing the financial and operational transactions at the field level (Bauchi).
  • S/He will review all financial documentation to ensure adherence to organisational financial policies and terms of the grant.
  • S/He will also support capacity building of the KP Led CBOs on financial management.

The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Ensure correct postings on ERP by using the proper cost assignments-GL, IO and CC.
  • Ensure prompt and correct payment to field workers, consultants, vendors and project staffs.
  • Monthly preparation of Facility Report/Cost Data Analysis for the states covered.
  • Ensure proper reviews of the vendor payment request and timely payment of vendors.
  • Serve as the secretariat for the procurement process at the project field office.
  • Ensure daily posting of Petty cash expenses and monthly certification.
  • Maintain, organise and file documents for the projects and send to HQ monthly.
  • Ensure proper documentation and settlement of all advances and retirements.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation monthly for the assigned banks.
  • Support in preparation of timely reports for both executive management and the donor.
  • Support in monitoring compliance of project team with the organisational policies and donor guidelines.
  • Ensure daily posting of Petty cash expenses and monthly certification.
  • Admin and other job functions that may be assigned by the line manager.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a first degree in Accounting or any Finance-related field of study.
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) years’ progressively experience in financial management, reporting, operation, and general office management.
  • Must be a registered member of a professional accounting body.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage the consortium team performance.
  • Demonstrated understanding of KP community and KP relationship management will be an added advantage.

Skills and competency required:

  • Excellent fundamental accounting skills.
  • Ability to analyse financial matters, resolve issues promptly and accurately.
  • Excellent communication and proper documentation skills.
  • Risk Management.
  • Relationship and Resource Management.
  • 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 ERP (SAP) or financial management MIS will an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
26th October, 2020.

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