Senior Finance Officer at an Indigenous Non-profit and Non-governmental Organization

Senior Finance Officer at an Indigenous Non-profit and Non-governmental Organization

We are an indigenous non-profit and non-governmental organization with Head Office in Abuja and field offices in several locations across Nigeria. We are in the business of saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for people living with; and affected by HIV. It is an organization built on strong core values, we believe strongly in commitment, innovation, inspiring leadership, and partnerships.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Finance Officer

Job Code: FIN0023
Location: Abuja
Grant Duration: Subject to availability of funds and exceptional grant performance

Do You Have What it Takes to Join Us?

  • We are in search of innovative, creative, and self-motivated talents with outstanding skills and proven track records in the advertised position.
  • A reliable individual who is committed, audacious, accountable, and passionate (females and HIV community members are strongly encouraged to apply) with strong core values to work with our highly experienced team.
  • A reliable executor who is flexible and can hit the ground running in aiding the organization achieve its goals as it aligns with saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for the most vulnerable. If this typifies you, kindly read on.

Job Summary

  • The Senior Finance Officer will support the effective supervision of the implementation of general finance functions, Budgets and Controls. In addition, the finance officer will support partners to improve on financial reporting, capacity and systems.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide support in the process of developing the COP budget and work plans
  • Supervises the process of sourcing and efficient disbursement of funds from donors, managing bank accounts and overseeing money transfers between head offices, state offices, field offices, third parties and program beneficiaries, processing cheques, reviewing payrolls and other payments.
  • Supervises the tracking of all expenditures against budget and ensures costs charged to an award are reasonable, allocable and allowable
  • Provide significant oversight in ensuring the timely recording of all accounting transactions in the General Ledger
  • Supervising the process related to bookkeeping and maintenance of accounting records that are at all times accurate, substantiated, up-to-date and sufficiently detailed
  • Supervises and supports the preparation of all donor-specific financial reports and management financial reports
  • Maintain effective and efficient security, relevancy and applicability of Accounting software implementation over financial recordings, classifications and reporting.
  • Ensure all relevant Government Acts, Rules, and Regulations like provision of taxation, Filling of Annual returns, withholding tax, Personal Income Tax etc. are followed
  • Foster and ascertain implementation of relevant accounting standards, audit standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Practices through an active oversight function
  • Ascertain no bridge in the implementation of all Financial and Accounting Policy Manual, Human Resources and Administrative guidelines to the extent applicable to finance & accounting.
  • Provide relevant supervision over the implementation of all donors and country-specific internal policy guidelines and coordinate financial reviews and audits.
  • Assists in providing financially relevant information to the board during budgeting, accounts to donors and other decision-making activities

Qualifications & Experience

  • A Degree or equivalent qualification in Accounting and 7+ years of relevant experience in an accounting role preferably in an International NGO setting.
  • Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA, ANAN)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Fluency in oral and written English and must be versatile with the use of computer and Tally ERP.

Application Closing Date
8th December, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Submit their current CV and Suitability Statement not more than 200 words indicating Position and Location in Microsoft Word format by email to: [email protected] The subject of the email should be the JOB TITLE, LOCATION AND APPLICANT FULL NAME e.g. Senior Finance Officer – FIN0023 – Abuja – ADESUWA NWACHUKWU.


  • It is important to apply via the link and the mail, as applications sent to ONLY the email address will be considered invalid.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • Qualified Locals and residents of this location are encouraged to apply.
  • Applications are reviewed in the order of arrival, and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if suitable applications are received.

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