Finance Officer at Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund

The Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (WF) was created in 2011 to increase the representation of women in Nigerian governance at all levels and address the growing concerns about the gender imbalance in elective and appointive positions. The goal of the Fund is to institutionalize access to resources for women in politics in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Finance Officer

Location: Abuja
Job Type: One year with possibility of renewal.


  • Fundraising, administration, financial reporting, investment, due diligence, organisational growth and development, human relations.

Job Description

  • Be professional and versatile in the use of online QuickBooks.
  • Support the financial aspects of the NWTF transactions in line with NWTF’s policy.
  • Be a source of financial advice to the NWTF's CEO and other employees.
  • Prepare and/or review for the CEO’s approval administrative and financial forms, content and sufficiency, all documents of administrative and financial nature to which the NWTF may be a party or which otherwise affect its financial and administrative rights or obligations.
  • Prepare budgets to proposals and financial report of grants to donors, and ensure financial reporting of grantees and projects implemented by NWTF. 
  • Advise NWTF on prospective sources of funds and prepare appropriate budget in a timely manner.
  • Deliver on responsibilities in accordance with the Strategic Plans of the NWTF’s and the agreed performance objectives 
  • Review and verify financial transactions, activities, and documentation.
  • Support and report to the Grants Manager 
  • Propose, execute, and maintain a financial investment plan for the consideration.  
  • Financial forecasting during project implementation phases; 
  • Process payments, file and archive all relevant documents (vouchers, invoices);
  • Develop budget status reports, monthly and quarterly financial progress report Maintain inventory of records of project deliverables, documents, files, equipment and materials. 
  • Keep abreast of administrative, financial and regulatory issues that affect private Trust Funds generally and that affect the Trust Fund's programmes and units specifically to anticipate administrative and financial issues that may arise;
  • Carry out any other duty that may be assigned by the CEO 

Key Result:

  • An institution with strong, strategic, and steady financial and administrative growth. 


  • Educational Requirement: University Degree or HND in Accounting and Finance.
  • Experience: At least 5 years of experience as an accountant or financial officer or finance and administrative officer, ideally with an NGO or development project.

Condition of Service

  • Competitive and Negotiable



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV / Resume to: using the Job Title as the subject of your mail

Application Deadline  15th November, 2021.

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