EngenderHealth envisions a gender-equal world where all people achieve their sexual and reproductive health and rights. We believe this is essential for ensuring all people can achieve their full potentials. To achieve this vision, we implement high-quality, gender-equitable programs that advance sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Job Position: Finance and Grants Manager

Job Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • We need a Finance and Grants Manager for the MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics (MSSFPO) Project in Nigeria.
  • The Finance and Grants Manager is responsible for managing cash flow, chart of accounts, financial reporting to the EngenderHealth Washington office; outreach and technical assistance to the project’s implementing consortium partners in Nigeria; financial reporting and due diligence oversight of project grants to local partners; and ensuring compliance with EngenderHealth and donor rules and regulations in all spending.
  • The Finance Manager will work closely with the global project’s Finance Director and will be responsible for financial operational oversight through the use of QuickBooks for reporting, tracking, and managing project finances daily.
  • They will work closely with Global Human Resources to facilitate in-country Human Resources services delivery.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Work with the Country Project Manager to develop and coordinate the annual budgeting process for the project.
  2. Develop and coordinate the project’s accounting, monitoring, and reporting systems, including establishing internal control systems by EngenderHealth standard operating procedures and donor rules & regulations.
  3. Review of financial documents/payment vouchers for completeness, accuracy, allocation, and allowability of expenses by project and ledger code; match all transactions to accompanying receipts (vendors, payroll, petty cash, provident fund, advances, and their liquidation to staff & consultant). Ensure consultant labor charges have appropriate time sheets and vendor identification numbers.
  4. Review project budgets and monitor project expenditures in line with budget by maintaining a budget tracking/reporting system (Pipeline report).
  5. Provide management & program staff with monthly reports and analyses as needed to help them manage their projects.
  6. Preparation of monthly expense report and bank reconciliation for submission to EngenderHealth/DC.
  7. Preparation of monthly cashflow estimate and sending the cash advance request to EngenderHealth/DC.
  8. Participate in the pipeline and related variance analysis meetings.
  9. Review the accuracy of the payroll, vacation, bonus, and severance allocation according to the time sheets.
  10. Ensure that all the statutory deductions returns are submitted and paid to the authorities (Nigeria Revenue Authority etc.)
  11. Review the monthly and quarterly balance sheet reconciliations and clear any outstanding items.
  12. Coordinate the preparation of the office financial year-end procedure, and year-end schedules and prepare audit schedules for all the balance sheet accounts including vacation, severance, prepayments, and accruals.
  13. Coordinate internal and external audits.
  14. Work with the East Africa HR Advisor to coordinate human resources management functions including recruitment procedures for the Project staff, overseeing the process for orientation of new staff, performance reviews of all staff, staff exit procedures, staff communication, in country focal person for medical insurance; and overseeing procedures for timesheet staff and payroll management.
  15. Establish, manage, monitor, and oversee all procedures for the development and issuance of grants and subcontracts with local partners.
  16. Establish, manage, and monitor all procedures for the management of the funds provided to program partner organizations.
  17. Manage and supervise all compliance-related matters including the development and monitoring of Corrective Action Plans, co-facilitating the monthly compliance team meetings (with the Country Project Manager), timely submission of quarterly compliance reports to HQ, etc.
  18. Provide technical support and training to the participating program partner organizations to strengthen their financial and administrative capacities.
  19. Supervise relevant administrative support staff such as the Grants Officer, and Finance Associate.
  20. manage and perform other duties as assigned by the Country Project Manager/Representative and global MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics Finance Director.

Job Requirements

  1. Must possess the following requirements with or without reasonable accommodation:
  2. Bachelor’s Degree, or another equivalent degree in accounting, finance, Business administration, or other related fields
  3. At least 3 years of progressive experience as a Finance Manager.
  4. Working experience with USAID-funded programs, including demonstrated knowledge of USG rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  5. Computer literacy, including proven experience with computerized accounting packages, word processing, and spreadsheets in QuickBooks, as well as Microsoft Word and Excel
  6. Excellent organizational skills
  7. Good communication skills
  8. Must be of demonstrated honesty and integrity specific to financial and project management, and able to conduct business with the Nigerians and international community regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion, race, preference, or affiliation in a professional manner.

Essential Soft Skills

  1. Committed to EngenderHealth’s core organizational values of reflection, inclusion, integrity, respect, and transformation.
  2. Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines, with minimum supervision.
  3. Good interpersonal skills Be respectful.
  4. Be honest and trustworthy.

Preferred Skills, Abilities, and Functions:

  1. Excellent communication and writing skills
  2. Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  3. Familiarity with sub-grants management a plus

Salary Range
N22,881,803 annually.

Application Deadline
5th February 2023.

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


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • This position is open to Nigerian nationals only.

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