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Job title: Managing director of Finance and Administration/Operations, OtL, Nigeria

Company: FHI 360

Job description: FHI 360 is a global evolution organization, with a rigorous, evidence-based approach to human evolution. Our squad of professionals includes experts in wellness, nutrition, education, economical evolution, civil society, surroundings and research. FHI 360 operates from over 60 offices with to a greater extent than 4000 employees in the the States and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at all levels and our multi-disciplinary approach allows us to have a lasting impact on the people, communities and countries we serve by improving the lives of millions of them. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the place of Managing director of Finance and Administrative Operations for an upcoming USAID-funded opportunity in Northeast Nigeria entitled the USAID/Northeast Nigeria Opportunities to Learn (OtL). This place will be based in Northeast Nigeria and is contingent upon laurels.

Projection Description:

The anticipated Northeast Nigeria OtL will improve foundational reading, writing, math, and social and emotional skills acquisition for children and youth, as good as growth retention and transition rates from primary to lower secondary in rural Northeast Nigeria. Additionally, the anticipated five-year activity will strengthen local subrecipient(s)’ capacity to go a USAID implementing partner; strengthen school direction systems; and growth engagement with communities and families to back up foundational skills do exterior of school as good as enrollment, attendance, and transitions in school. OtL will emphasize the inclusion of marginalized groups such as out-of-school, marginalized, and disenfranchised children and youth, girls, and learners with disabilities.

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

The main function will be to supply financial and administration oversight for all aspects of the projection in accordance with USAID regulations. The private will be responsible for budget forecasting, expenditure tracking, and financial analysis, as good as grant and contract direction. Manages, administers, and directs the command of the budget, security policy, and administrative and human resources functions. Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and command and key administrative decisions, in concert with the role on the senior direction squad. Selects, develops, and evaluates financial and operations direction personnel to ensure efficient and collaborative projection back up operations. The Managing director of Finance and Administration bears the responsibleness of the financial reporting and administrative operations of the projection, and will work closely with the Principal of Political party to ensure smooth and obvious operations.

The place shall be based in Northeast Nigeria and will be contingent upon successful laurels of the projection to FHI 360 and final USAID approbation of the candidate.

Key Responsibilities:

Duties require broad conceptual judgment, accountability, initiative and power to deal with a broad reach of administration and finance issues.

Reviews, provides input, and periodically updates operations, administrative, and financial business office policy and protocols.

Develops job descriptions for operational direction, administration and finance positions and provides direct oversight to these personnel.

Reviews and analyzes monthly financial reports regarding budgets- actual and forecast. Ensures that all reporting is timely and responsive to USAID requirements.

Provides recommendations on financial projects and compliance, and assists with evolution and direction of internal financial audits.

Participates and provides financial reporting for annual budget planning, pipeline analysis, audit reviews and assessments.

Provides leadership and technical guidance for compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP). Knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) is required.

Reviews procurement requests and payment vouchers for purchasing of goods and services and for program activities, and assure that all disbursements or reimbursements are made in compliance with FHI policy and relevant to donor rules and regulations.

Reviews security information with security manager and provides oversight and guidance in security measures for all business office staff.

Care the operational and strategic functions for the finance department to ensure compliance and efficiency.

Prepare financial guidance through well-written and thorough memos, updates to policies, and process manuals.

Develop and implement physical process improvement plans for to ensure effective and efficient financial controls and operational procedures.

Provide leadership in financial reporting for annual budget planning, audit reviews and assessment processes.

Possess broad conceptual judgment, initiative, and power to deal with a broad reach of finance issues.

Supervises the direction of the business office and encourages a collaborative, cohesive working surroundings.

Reviews implementing partner budgets for correctness and verify that budgets conform to FHI and donor regulations.

Provide administrative, financial, accounting and other technical assistance as required to FHI staff and/or implementing agency staff.

Perform other relevant duties as assigned by the Principal of Political party.

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Level in direction, business, accounting, finance, law, or some other relevant subject; Masters Level or higher preferred,

Minimum of 8+ years working experience in operations, finance, administration, and program direction on similar, international, donor-funded programs.

Proven experience managing a financial analysis department is required.

First-class knowledge of USG rules and regulations.

Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; and additional host country linguistic communication is a plus.

Power to transfer knowledge/skills and work good with others, including local and foreign colleagues, implementing agency and regime staff.

Power to hold multiple tasks simultaneously, to prioritize and respond in a timely style.

CPA Certification preferred.

Fluency in English required.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in whatsoever way to stand for a contract of work. Direction reserves the right to review and revise this document at whatsoever time.

FHI 360 is an whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against whatsoever individual employed or seeking work based on race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected experienced status, or whatsoever other characteristic protected under relevant law.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and wellness of its workforce through a , professional person evolution and policies and programs that back up a salubrious work/life balance. Bring together our global workforce to create a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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Expected salary:

Location: Maiduguri, Borno Province

Job date: Sun, 30 May 2021 00:21:00 GMT


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