Director of Finance and Administration | FHI 360- Nigeria

Job Details:
Description:
The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative for States program envisions a flagship malaria project which will contribute to the efforts the Government of Nigeria to reduce the burden of malaria and specifically, reduction of all cause under-five morbidity and mortality as well as maternal mortality and its associated complications. The project will provide facility and community based malaria case-management and prevention through the public and private sectors in nine or more States of Nigeria.
Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.
Job Summary / Responsibilities:
The Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) will work under the leadership of the Chief of Party. S/he is responsible for financial analysis, planning, and oversight to support effective financial management and implementation of the project. The DFA should have extensive experience in large and complex program financial and administrative management, including financial controls and audit, as well as reporting on accruals, pipeline, and contract and personnel management. Responsibilities include:
*.Oversee the project operations including; but not limited to, human resources, logistics, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance;
*.Develop the financial capacities of all task orders under this award;
*.Develop internal control measures for the award;
*.Conduct internal and coordinate external financial audits for all task orders;
*.Prepare budgets for annual work-plans and financial reports for USAID/Nigeria.
*.Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial, subaward and operations aspects of project;
*.Ensure compliance of financial and operations systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulation, award requirements
*.Develop, analyze and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets;
*.Advise senior leadership regularly on financial and operations-related matters;
*.Provide technical assistance, as needed, to local partners on financial compliance and reporting;
*.Prepare and submit annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports to USAID;
*.Liaise with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial management;
*.Supervise other project-based administrative, finance, procurement, administrative and contract & grants staff.
*.Develops and implements process improvement plans for department to ensure financial controls and operational procedures.
Qualifications:
*.Bachelor's degree (master’s degree preferred) in Business Administration, Finance or other relevant fields;
*.Minimum twelve years managing and overseeing a complex project and budget
*.Progressive demonstrated experience supervising project operations, including human resources, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance;
*.Demonstrated ability for developing and managing large budgets, and in-depth knowledge of USG Cost Accounting Standards;
*.Demonstrated experience managing logistics and/or supply chain management for the implementation of public health programs in low- and/or middle-income countries;
*.Possess excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English; demonstrated supervisory skills; and ability to work well on team...
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