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Senior/System Support Accountant at the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)


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 offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior/System Support Accountant

Location: Abuja
Duration: One and a half months, till December 31st 2017 (renewable.)
Reports to the Director of Finance and Administration

Specific Responsibilities

System Support Duties:

  • Support in designing, installing, implementing and maintaining adequate accounting and internal control systems.
  • Ensure the Centralized Accounting System (CAS) is always up and running.
  • Responsible for the periodic closure of accounting books.
  • Ensure all implementing entities in the   CAS post their transactions as at when due including interfacing with SRs.
  • Timely resolution of issues/queries arising from the use of the CAS both at the PR and SR level.
  • Responsible for the periodic consolidation of organization accounts.
  • Liaise with the Centralized Accounting System consultant on a regular basis to ensure deliverables are achieved.

SR Support Duties:

  • Work closely with ARFH program and other finance teams, and sub-recipients (SRs) to ensure smooth operation and effective grant’s fund management.
  • Support in preparation/review of the fund request by the SRs to ensure reasonability and compliance with approved budgets
  • Review retirement documents and follow up all outstanding advances with SR staff and partners, to ensure timely and proper retirements.
  • Review SRs monthly transactions including cash book and bank reconciliation, and variance analysis report
  • Ensure appropriate and timely address of auditors’ findings and recommendations.
  • Provide continuous technical assistance and training to sub-recipients on grant implementation.
  • Assist in the preparation of donor periodic reports.

Deadline: 8th November, 2017. 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to: programs@arfh-ng.org Using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.


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


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