Finance Manager – Nigeria IHP at Palladium Group - Humanitarian Jobs

Finance Manager – Nigeria IHP at Palladium Group


Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.

  • Experience 8 years
  • Location Bauchi

Project Overview and Role

  • 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 Finance and Operations staff to ensure that project deliverable are met.
  • Supports the Senior Finance Manager to review financial and operational content for appropriate project reports.
  • Support the annual work plan 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 Nigeria offices.
  • Regularly reviews cash management practices, develop, and provide feedback on cash risk mitigation strategies.

Required Qualifications

  • 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 Master’s Degree.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Palladium Group on palladium.csod.com to apply

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