Position Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Country Director, the Director of Finance and Administration will serve as the overall lead for all financial and administrative (F&A) aspects of the project.
Potentially managing a small team, they will serve as the lead for accounting, finance, invoicing, procurement, and other F&A functions as required by the contract.
They will work directly with the Country Director to ensure full compliance with USAID rules and regulations, and functioning of financial processes, as well as maintain internal controls for all activities.
Essential functions include :
Oversee the project operations including; but not limited to, human resources, logistics, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting / finance
Develop a USAID compliant Financial Management and Reporting system
Develop internal control measures for the award
Prepare and submit monthly invoices and other financial reports as required, and oversee USAID-required audits
Produce financial and budget reports, develop procedures and guidelines for all activities, monitor project budgets, maintain accurate financial records on project activities, monitor transactions to ensure compliance with USAID-regulations
Other duties as assigned
A master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or other relevant fields
Minimum of 8 years of experience managing, in roles of increasing responsibility : finance, procurement, accounting, logistics, and / or human resource-related matters for international development activities of a similar contract size
Knowledge of U.S. Government's financial reporting and compliance processes and requirements, particularly as related to USAID highly desired
Knowledge of applicable Nigerian laws and policies on financial and procurement procedures and human resources
Experience and Skills
Progressive demonstrated experience supervising project operations, including human resources, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting / finance
Demonstrated ability for developing and managing large budgets, and in-depth knowledge of USG Cost Accounting Standards
Demonstrated experience managing logistics and / or supply chain management for the implementation of public health programs in low- and / or middle-income countries
Possess excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English; demonstrated supervisory skills;
and ability to work well on team.
Citizens of Nigeria are strongly encouraged to apply