Finance Manager - Nigeria IHP at Palladium Group

Palladium Group

Job Description / Responsibility

We seek a Finance Manager for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program, an integrated health program with an expanded effort with the Government of Nigeria (GON) to identify and support rapid scale-up of proven interventions through improvement of service delivery and strengthening of health systems. It will focus its support for service delivery in six intervention areas: family planning, malaria, routine immunization, nutrition, maternal/newborn health, and treatment of childhood pneumonia/diarrhea. It has a strong emphasis on monitoring, evaluation and learning. 

This program will work closely with state-level government officials to support established state-level Health and Development Plans, build capacity, and promote ownership of interventions, systems, and results. Specific interventions will need to be tailored to local contexts and will be fully developed at state and Local Government Area (LGA) levels. Through agreements with individual states, its potential breadth is the entire country with an emphasis on the north.

The Financial Manager is a full-time position to support the State Finance & Administrative Director in the awarded USAID/Nigeria funded project entitled Nigeria Integrated Health Program.

The Financial Manager is responsible for ensuring the smooth processing of financial information. The role encompasses oversight of the financial operations and finance employees.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:-

Support senior-level finance and operations staff to ensure that project deliverables are met;

Review financial and operational content for appropriate project reports.

Support the annual workplan process and other strategic planning processes

Assists in overseeing overall financial system implementation including controls and standards for IHP state offices

Reviews and maintains a strong system of internal controls to ensure accurate financial reporting

Examines financial documents such as payroll, vouchers, invoices, delivery notes, purchase orders and other documents to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and validity of financial data

Monitors disbursement of funds from the project bank account(s) to ensure compliance with Palladium’s financial policies and procedures

Works with the finance team and technical leads to manage and forecast cash needs for Nigerian offices.

Regularly reviews cash management practices, develop, and provides feedback on cash risk mitigation strategies

Educational Requirements

    University graduate and Master's Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or other relevant masters-level degrees. CPA, Chartered Accountancy, other relevant professional certification, or additional 8 years of relevant professional experience accepted as an alternative to a Master's Degree.

Experience Requirements

    At least 8 years of work experience in broader finance and operations management with an international organization and USG contracts preferred (including office management, HR, finance, IT, and logistics);

    Experience directly managing finance and administration staff persons;

Additional Job Requirements

    Proven problem identification and resolution experience with budgeting, forecasting, banking, tax authorities, foreign currency transactions, and other related issues;

    Capacity and/or experience in designing and implementing Value for Money standards and decision-making;

    Able to communicate effectively and have excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships at all levels;

    High level of computer literacy;

    Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times;

    Cross-functional team player;

    Results-oriented and attention to detail;

    Proven experience in managing expenditures within budget.

Company Information
Palladium Group Address : 20 Port Harcourt Crescent Off Gimbiya Street, Garki Abuja Nigeria , ABUJA , NIGERIA Web : Website

Job Summary

Palladium Group
  • Category : Accounting and Finance Professionals
  • Posted on : 27 Mar 2023
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Employer : Palladium Group
  • Experience : 0
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Sokoto
  • Application Deadline : 10 Apr 2023

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