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Finance Officer

FCT, Abuja

Job Description

The Finance Officer (FO) reports to the Director, Finance and Admin. The FO will be responsible for supervising all banking transactions, preparation of PVs and writing of cheques, posting of PVs and preparation of financial reports. He/she is responsible for budget tracking, reviewing posted accounting transactions in the QuickBooks, bank statements reconciliation, and preparation of staff payroll. The FO will also be in charge of making requisition for funds, reimbursements and involvement in the capacity building of relevant staff on Financial management. He/she is to keep financial records and produce financial reports for audits.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Process all approved payments in line with standard practices with appropriate supporting documents
  • Provide administrative and technical support to the Staffs to ensure that all advances are retired and reports are prepared and submitted on a timely basis.
  • Assist in the logistics preparation for and during workshops.
  • Filling of retired payment vouchers with supporting documents.
  • Posting of daily transactions (Income & Expenditure) using accounting Package.
  • Carry out banking transaction and recording of daily lodgments and withdrawers
  • Preparation of PVs and writing of cheques
  • Posting of PVs and preparation of financial reports
  • Responsible for budget tracking, bank statement reconciliation  and preparation of staff payroll
  • In charge of making requisition for funds, reimbursement and involvement in the capacity building of the Staffs on financial management
  • Keep financial records and write up financial reports.
  • Coordinate and support the finance unit management of accounting systems, policies and procedures in compliance with ARFH established accounting standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donors’ rules and regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving the project beneficiaries.
  • Prepare various, periodic and ad hoc financial reports, as needed, and perform variance analyses to assist with decision-making and proper management of financial resources
  • Any other duty that may be assigned.


Required Experience

  • 4 – 5 years of professional experience in an NGO environment
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English and strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Good working experience with QuickBooks Accounting package
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office – Excel, Ms Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and openness in responding to changing work priorities and environment
  • Demonstrated analytical, leadership and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work and collaborate with individuals and teams in different cultural settings, and at all levels


Minimum Qualifications

  • BSc. Accounting, Economics or Social Sciences
  • ICAN, CFA or ACCA Qualification

Method of Application

Interested Applicants should complete the online form at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScUUeo8T-bhHC_dqbmVVmmtUK17UlFK_ApHNG9T_4lbekjHiQ/viewform?usp=pp_url

All applicants are enjoined to send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job to financeofficer1@arfh-ng.org on/or before 29th March, 2022. Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees.  Candidates must provide functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of their referees.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).


Full Time


15 March, 2022


29 March, 2022

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