Finance and Administrative Officer at Women and Children Health Empowerment Foundation (WACHEF)

Women and Children Health Empowerment Foundation (WACHEF)

The Women and Children Health Empowerment Foundation (WACHEF) based in Jalingo, Taraba State, is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered to practice in Nigeria. The NGO works in partnership with public, private, and other non-government organizations to contribute to achieving equitable, sustainable, and quality healthcare delivery in Nigeria. It was registered with Taraba State Government in 2001 and with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of Nigeria in August 2005. Our vision is to ensure universal access to quality health care and social services among the general population, especially women and children.

WACHEF is a member of World Hepatis Alliance (WHA), International Alliance of Patients` Organization (IAPO), Tuberculosis Network of Nigeria, African Liver Patients Association (ALPA), Association of OVC NGOs in Nigeria (AONN) among others. The organization has implemented several projects under World Bank, Global Fund, BMGF etc. WACHEF is expecting an award from Pro-Health International with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (“USAID”) towards implementing the Integrated Child Healthcare and Social Services Award (ICHSSA4) project in Taraba State.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance and Administrative Officer

Location: Jalingo, Taraba
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Finance and Administrative
Project: ICHSSA 4
Reports to: Program Manager

Job Summary

  • The Finance Officer is responsible for preparing budget and workplan of the organization, manage the day to day running of the financial records and receipt report, policies, in compliance with USAID regulations and organizational policy.
  • The Finance Officer works with PHI team to oversees the financial management of the project and ensure timely submission of report

Primary Responsibility:

  • The Finance officer will ensure that the organization complies with Donor regulations and {insert organization’s name} Finance Policies and Procedure and Principle of stewardship.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely submission of liquidation, reports, forecast and other ad hoc reports as required to management, donors and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure the organization have a functional internal control system in compliance to IAS/GAAP.
  • Prepare, edit and submit budgets and costed work plans as required.
  • Ensure all financial reports of the organization are properly documented and on file for ease of reference.
  • Participate in various organizational and financial assessments that may be done in the organization from time to time.
  • Support in procurement process to ensure compliance to USAID regulations and organizational policy.
  • Ensure staff and vendor advances are timely and properly documented and tracked.
  • Support internal/External audit processes and support management to ensure audit issues are successfully closed.
  • Provide professional and experienced advice to management on finance related decisions.
  • Support program team in ensuring program objectives are successfully implemented.

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Qualifications and Abilities

  • Must hold a B.Sc / HND in Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, or related discipline.
  • Master’s Degree and professional qualification is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience, preferably with an NGO/CBO/CSO.
  • Must have completed NYSC.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication, report skills.
  • Must be a matured, motivated, problem-solving individual with high levels of initiative;
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong internal relationship management and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrate high level of initiative, diplomacy and tact.
  • Excellent knowledge of computer software – MS Office (PowerPoint and Excel especially);
  • Must be flexible and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Application Closing Date
30th May, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV as one attachment using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


  • Applications not sent in the required format will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for assessment and interview.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • WACHEF is an equal opportunity organization.
  • Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

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