ACTED – Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Country Finance Manager
Ref: CFM/NIA
Location: Abuja
Country profile

  • In response to the emergency situation in Nigeria, ACTED recruits.

Position Profile

  • Under the authority of the Country Director and Finance Director in HQ, the Country Finance Manager (CFM) will be responsible for ACTED accounting and financial management in-country. The CFM ensures that national legislation is adhered to, and that the country specific standards are applied in ensuring efficient use of resources.

Accounting and Financial Management:

  • Accountancy
  • Treasury
  • Commitment of Expenditure

Budget Management:

  • Ensure budget follow-up
  • Develop project budgets

Department Follow-up:

  • Team leadership
  • Internal Procedures and Information Flows

Qualifications

  • Master degree minimum in Finance or related area
  • 3+ years of solid experience in financial management and monitoring systems, preferably of large development programs, possibly complemented by academic expertise
  • Excellent financial and analytical skills
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;
  • Prior knowledge of the region an asset
  • Fluency in English required – ability to communicate in local languages an asset
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel and Project Management software.
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting on programme financial performance
  • Ability to manage a financial/monitoring team and demonstrate leadership
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate financial and monitoring skills of communities through capacity-building efforts

Conditions

  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
  • Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
  • Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package.
  • Additional monthly living allowance
  • Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their application including cover letter, CV’s and references to: jobs@acted.org under Ref: CFM/NIA

Application Deadline  30th June, 2017.

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