VACANCIES: GRANTS OFFICER, FINANCE OFFICER, COMPLIANCE MANAGER
ASSOCIATION FOR REPRODUCTIVE AND FAMILY HEALTH (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc.
We seek applications from qualified persons for the following position in a newly awarded USAID funded OVC project: Integrated Child Health and Social Services Award in Lagos State. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration. All the vacancies are in the Lagos Office.
POSITION: GRANTS OFFICER (GO)- 1 POSITION
The GO will provide support to the F&GM in the management of CBOs’ finances. He/she will review the disbursements to and liquidations received from CBOs, update the CBO’s fund accountability statements monthly while assisting the CBOs to improve and maintain adequate grant management processes. 100% of his/her time per annum is chargeable to the project.
Applicants must have first degree/HND in Accounting or other related Social sciences. Also required is a minimum of 3 years working experience, strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Quick-Books, good analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills. Experience in managing USAID grants and familiarity with Nigerian NGOs contractual procedures and a relevant higher degree will enhance applicant’s chances.
POSITION: FINANCE OFFICER (FO) – 1 POSITION
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 the Community Based Organizations on Financial management. He/she is to keep financial records and produce financial reports for audits. 100% of his/her time per annum is chargeable to the project.
Applicants must have first degree/HND in Accounting or other related Social sciences. Also required is a minimum of 3 years working experience, strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and QuickBooks, good analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills. Experience in managing USAID grants and familiarity with Nigerian NGOs contractual procedures and a relevant higher degree will enhance applicant’s chances.
POSITION: COMPLIANCE MANAGER (CM) – 1 POSITION
The Compliance Manager who also is the Audit Manager identifies potential risk areas and internal control flaws in the course Of implementation and audit and submits timely reports and implementable recommendations on audits carried out. The CM will also continually review controls for adequacy and ensure controls established are strictly adhered to and in line with the guiding objectives of the grant and the Organization. The CM is responsible for investigations of fraud allegations, mismanagement or loss of assets etc. The CM also serves as the liaison with the external auditors. 100% of his/her time per annum is chargeable to the project.
Degree in accounting, finance or other relevant field plus any of the following professional accounting certification: ACA or ACCA or CPA. At least 7 years experience in grant management in a dynamic & multi-cultural international NGO setting, excellent accounting and auditing skills Knowledge of USAID and other international donor rules and regulations as related to contracts and cooperative agreements; working knowledge of OMB Circulars. Good computer skills in Ms Office and accounting software- QuickBooks are highly essential.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applicants should complete the online form at http://bit.ly/ARFHjobs and send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to firstname.lastname@example.org on/or before Friday 3 January, 2020. Details of specific job responsibilities can be found on www.arfh-ng.org/jobs.
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 including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).