Action Contre la Faim France
12d ago
source : ReliefWeb

Context : Action Against Hunger has been operational in Nigeria since 2010 responding to both chronic and acute needs through a multi-

sector strategy where nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene activities are integrated to have a meaningful impact on people’s resilience.

The main objectives of the country program are :

To continue building on Action Against Hunger’s reputation for nutritional expertise to deliver integrated nutrition, WASH and FSL assistance in the high caseload Northern Nigeria States and build evidence from out pilot projects to influence policy makers to find long lasting solutions to under nutrition and hunger,

To respond to the dire humanitarian situation created by the devastating conflict on-going in the North East while applying, where possible, attempts to find durable solutions in line with the New ways of Working and Humanitarian Development Nexus.

With a central office in Abuja and 3 main field office across the North, Action Against Hunger runs intervention in 3 States of Northern Nigeria including two States affected by the on-

going conflict. We have a country team of around 515 staff (45 international) and a budget for 2018 projected at 50 M US$.

Our main donors and partners in Nigeria include USAID / OFDA & FFP, DFID, ECHO, EU EDF, AFD, UNICEF, SIDA, SDC and GAC.

The position : *Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director Support, your mission is to support the SWAP of Nigeria Mission under ACF-

FR management by advising the Nigeria finance team in rolling out ACF-FR financial procedure. This phase of the support is centred on the initial roll out of ACF-

FR accounting and financial procedures through training / coaching and tools implementation. More precisely, you will :

Prepare and Train the Mission on the New Financial Process

  • Review and adjust the SAGA parameter to ensure that the new SAGA will be useable from the January accountancy
  • Review and ajust 2019 MFPs to ACF FR financial plans template
  • Provide and explain the FR DOC-FIN
  • Prepare the new Tools in advance, to be used from the 1st of January (According to the Financial / SAGA data from ACF-US)
  • Review the global changes between US and FR process with the Financial team (capital and bases) and train them to the new tools (Assumption / Financial Plan / Treasury Forecast / BFUs / risk management tools)
  • Implementation of SAGA RH in capital
  • Review and explain the new Communication Links with Paris HQ
  • Verify and adjust the global Match Table for the accountancy of the ongoing grants, and disseminate it among the relevant departments
  • Sensitize the other department to the change due to this transition
  • Provide an overview of and global support to the Finance department of the Nigeria mission

  • Review of the global cash flow for all ongoing projects and ensure all instalments (received / planned) are identified and taking in account for both HQ and at Mission Level
  • Identified any financial issue link to the current grants and share these with both HQ
  • Asset the level of the field team / provide any support needed in order to be sure that the new process are understood / advice on the support needed in the future to ensure a good transition.
  • Support the January accountancy closure

  • Ensure that all the expenses done previously are taking into account (Checking of the pending folder with Logistic department)
  • Review and ensure that all Class 4 are identified and taking in account
  • Review and ensure that all depreciation are identified and taking in account
  • Ensure that all necessary check / controls are done according to ACF-US process and the January Accountancy provided on time according to the fixed deadlines.
  • The applicant : You hold a post-graduate diploma in Finance. You have successful experience in humanitarian sector as finance or admin coordinator with complex budget arrangement.

    You hold a strong financial background, knowledge and understanding of donor requirements. You are recognized for your autonomy, your organizational and multitasking skills.

    You can demonstrate a high capacity of work and are a challenges-seeker with high degree of flexibility.

    Previous experience with ACF FR is highly recommended : knowledge tools and process, good Excel level and good training capacities.

    Fluency in English and French is mandatory.

    Remuneration and benefits :

  • M onthly gross salary from 1805 to 2305 € euros upon experience
  • Per diem and living allowance : 482 € (cf eurocost) net, field paid.
  • 12 % of monthly gross salary as country allowance.
  • 16% of monthly gross . For non-French citizen for retrocession of retirement and unemployment insurance.
  • 100 € per month per child, limited to 5 children.
  • Medical coverage : 100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance.

    Leaves and RnR :

  • 25 days of paid leaves per year.
  • 20 RnR per year.
  • 215 € at each RnR period (averagely every 8 weeks)
  • Training :

  • Training on finance tools before departure if needed
  • Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge .
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