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Nigeria Finance Lead

Closing: Aug 21, 2024

3 months remaining

Published: May 25, 2024 (21 days ago)

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Qualifications
  • A chartered Finance Professional with 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Must have advanced knowledge and utilization of Excel or Spreadsheets (experienced in financial modeling and analysis).
  • Experience managing complex projects.
Responsibilities
Qualifications
  • A chartered Finance Professional with 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Must have advanced knowledge and utilization of Excel or Spreadsheets (experienced in financial modeling and analysis).
  • Experience managing complex projects.
  • As Nigeria Finance Lead, you will join a growing team striving to end poverty by transforming the lives of Nigerian farmers.
  • The team’s purpose is to scale the OAF model in Nigeria. To be successful in this role, you have in-depth knowledge of risk management methods and the ability to create forecasting models and advise our leadership team on important projects through concise and informative analysis.

Duties
Strategic Planning:

  • Facilitate long-term financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes.
  • Lead financial analysis for the country program including operational plans' diligence, sensitivity analyses, cost optimization, analyzing new inorganic growth opportunities, and investment decisions to support strategic decision-making
  • Support Frontier Projects - creating financial models for new business opportunities across the country program that emphasize program financial sustainability and effectiveness.

Risk Management and Fraud Prevention:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive financial risk management strategies aligned with the country program's overall goals.
  • Assess the potential impact of economic, market, and regulatory factors on our financial health.
  • Implement and oversee internal controls to prevent fraudulent activities.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards, coordinating internal and external audits.
  • Foster a culture of ethical behavior and integrity throughout the country program through ongoing communication and awareness initiatives.

Budgeting & Variance Analysis:

  • Work with Department Heads to set annual budgets and manage the monthly BVA process.
  • Manage organizational cash flow forecasting by working in partnership with department leads.
  • Present monthly, quarterly, and annual management account reports to the Country Director and the leadership team.

Career Growth and Development:

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people.
  • You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance.
  • We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

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