Finance Officer Job in Nigeria

 Sirri Care Foundation (Sirri Care) is a Non-Governmental Organization that was founded in 2019 and incorporated in 2020 with the mission of empowering, preventing and protecting vulnerable communities. We strive to impact positive developmental change in subaltern societies through Advocacy and Awareness creation, Education, Healthcare and Research.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Officer

Location: Borno
Employment Type: Full-time

Major Responsibilities

  • Support the creation of organizational forecasts.
  • Prepare a monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Assist in developing monthly and yearly financial reports for submission to the Executive Director.
  • Support the auditing of the organisation’s account by an appointed external auditor on an annual basis.
  • Assist in quarterly organizational internal audits for state finance and administration operations.
  • Develop, review, and process the organization’s payroll.
  • Support the development of the organization and the donor's budget.
  • Provide technical support and supervision to finance officers and assistants.
  • Support/develop accounting financial management tools in line with organization priorities annually.
  • Assist in preparing the organization’s budget.
  • Collect and collate all fund requests from the state team.
  • Responsible for all bank deposits and withdrawals, including transfers.
  • Maintain and issue receipts and cheques.
  • Make payments to vendors and meet participants.
  • Responsible for the safekeeping of financial files and records.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation statements.
  • Ensure the prompt remittance of statutory deductions.
  • Update the project fixed assets register regularly.
  • Prepare payment requests and vouchers.
  • Prepare statutory financial reports as fall dues.
  • Supervise the proper keeping of petty cash boxes and records.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • The duties and responsibilities are not exhaustive, and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within a reasonable level of skills and experience.
  • Understanding of NGO principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in the use of accounting software systems.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and prioritization skills.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Excellent skills in oral and written communication in both English and Hausa languages.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment.
  • Knowledge or experience in any finance program, and strong quantitative and qualitative research skills are advantages.


  • Applicants must have a minimum of a University Degree/HND in Accounting, Banking and Finance, or any related field of discipline.


  • Approximately 3 years of professional experience in procurement


  • Knowledge of generic procurement procedures and practices.
  • Demonstrated success as a procurement leader within the supply chain including planning, procurement, and logistics.
  • Good collaborator and influencer with effective interpersonal and analytical skills who can work seamlessly across cultures, organizational units and suppliers.
  • Knowledge and experience in procurement plans, strategies, market analysis techniques, procurement and contracting.
  • Good analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent skills in conducting market analysis and sourcing strategies.
  • Able to work effectively in a highly matrixed structure.
  • Good mathematical skills.


  • Internal: Reports directly to the Executive Director, and supervises Finance Intern.
  • External: Reports to donors, partners.

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should apply by sending their Application CV and Cover Letter in one document to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis due to the urgency of the need for the position.
  • Successful candidates will be required to resume immediately after a successful reference check.
  • Women are strongly encouraged to apply.