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Finance Manager

Closing: Jan 18, 2023

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Published: Jan 11, 2023 (26 days ago)

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General Information

The MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity (M-RITE) project is part of a suite of innovative awards funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to holistically improve family planning and maternal and child health in partner countries around the world. The project applies best practices and explores innovations to increase equitable immunization coverage in USAID-supported countries around the globe. It works to build countries’ capacity to identify and overcome barriers to reaching zero-dose and underimmunized children and older populations with life-saving vaccines and other integrated health services. M-RITE works at multiple levels and in alignment with global strategies such as the Immunization Agenda 2030 and Gavi 5.0.


The project also contributes to ongoing global efforts to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on immunization services and support countries to prepare for and introduce vaccines against COVID-19 once they are available. In Nigeria, M-RITE works to strengthen routine immunization (RI) services and supports COVID-19 vaccine rollout at the national level and in 5 focus states.

Summary

  • The Finance Manager is a full-time position responsible for ensuring the smooth processing of financial information. The primary role of theFinance Manager will be to directly support the Finance & Operations Director in Abuja, Nigeria to ensure effective planning and implementation of MRITE deliverables. The role encompasses oversight of the financial operations and finance employees.

Qualifications

  • An Advanced Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or other relevant Masters-level Degree, CPA, Chartered Accountancy, other relevant professional certification, or additional 8 years of relevant professional experience accepted as alternative to Master's Degree. 
  • At least eight 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.
  • 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.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and 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.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter in English and a list of three referees with contact details with the subject line being the Job Title e.g. "Finance Manager, USAID M-Rite Project".

Responsibilities


General Information

The MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity (M-RITE) project is part of a suite of innovative awards funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to holistically improve family planning and maternal and child health in partner countries around the world. The project applies best practices and explores innovations to increase equitable immunization coverage in USAID-supported countries around the globe. It works to build countries’ capacity to identify and overcome barriers to reaching zero-dose and underimmunized children and older populations with life-saving vaccines and other integrated health services. M-RITE works at multiple levels and in alignment with global strategies such as the Immunization Agenda 2030 and Gavi 5.0.


The project also contributes to ongoing global efforts to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on immunization services and support countries to prepare for and introduce vaccines against COVID-19 once they are available. In Nigeria, M-RITE works to strengthen routine immunization (RI) services and supports COVID-19 vaccine rollout at the national level and in 5 focus states.

Summary

  • The Finance Manager is a full-time position responsible for ensuring the smooth processing of financial information. The primary role of theFinance Manager will be to directly support the Finance & Operations Director in Abuja, Nigeria to ensure effective planning and implementation of MRITE deliverables. The role encompasses oversight of the financial operations and finance employees.

Qualifications

  • An Advanced Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or other relevant Masters-level Degree, CPA, Chartered Accountancy, other relevant professional certification, or additional 8 years of relevant professional experience accepted as alternative to Master's Degree. 
  • At least eight 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.
  • 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.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and 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.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter in English and a list of three referees with contact details with the subject line being the Job Title e.g. "Finance Manager, USAID M-Rite Project".

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.
  • Assist in overseeing overall financial system implementation including controls and standards for MRITE state offices
  • Review and maintain strong system of internal controls to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Examine financial documents such as payroll, vouchers, invoices, delivery notes, purchase orders and other documents to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and validity of financial data
  • Monitor disbursement of funds from the project’s bank account(s) to ensure compliance with JSI’s financial policies and procedures
  • Work with finance team and technical leads to manage and forecast cash needs for Nigeria offices
  • Regularly review cash management practices
  • Develop and provide feedback on cash risk mitigation strategies


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