(Senior) Operations / Finance Manager (USAID Nigeria MEL)
Encompass
Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
1d ago

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Essential functions include :

  • Maintain oversight of finance, procurement, human resources, and operational activities of the field office
  • Establish procedures for stewardship of financial operations, including accounting / banking, payroll, subcontracting, procurement, etc
  • Ensure all activities and operations maintain compliance with local laws and USAID rules and regulations
  • May develop, execute, and manage consultant, subcontractor, and vendor agreements, authorize and approve payments to consultants, subcontractors, and vendors
  • May manage local payroll and reporting
  • Develop, analyze, and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets
  • Execute all budget and financial tracking and reporting requirements and respond to related inquiries by USAID and the EnCompass Home Office in a timely fashion
  • Position Requirements

    Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related discipline; a graduate degree is preferred
  • Minimum of eight (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 US Government financial reporting and compliance processes and requirements, particularly relative to USAID highly desired
  • Knowledge of applicable Nigerian laws and policies on financial and procurement procedures and human resources
  • Experience and Skills

  • Strong capabilities in Microsoft Excel highly preferred
  • Experience supporting donor funded procurements and subcontracts preferred
  • Previous experience working in USAID-funded programs desirable
  • Experience managing complex relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Familiarity with USAID / Nigeria Mission is preferred
  • Superior skills in English, both written and verbal, required. Proficiency in local language(s) preferred.
  • Nigerian citizens are strongly encouraged to apply
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