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Country Finance Manager needed at ACTED

Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) – Since 1993, 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, headquartered in Paris, France is present in four continents and our teams intervene in 34 countries towards 8 million people, responding to emergency situations, supporting rehabilitation projects and accompanying the dynamics of development. Over 5,000 staff are dedicated to implementing and developing our projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Country Finance Manager

Ref: CFM/NIA
Location: Maiduguri/Abuja
Department: Finance
Contract: Fixed term
Duration: 12 months
Starting date: ASAP

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
  • 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
  • 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

Conditions

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

Application Closing Date
4th February, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV’s to: jobs@acted.org under Ref: CFM/NIA

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