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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 foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Finance Manager – Nigeria IHP

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Reports to: State Finance and Administration Director
Duration: 5 years

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Finance Manager for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 7 – Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The goal of IHP is to contribute  to state-level  reductions  in child and maternal  morbidity  and mortality  and  to  increase  the  capacity  of health  systems  (public  and  private)  to  sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 7 is to implement priority primary health interventions in the FCT state to strengthen the state local area council (LAC) and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 7 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Finance Manager is a full-time position to support the State Finance and Administration Director for Task Order 7. The Finance Manager is responsible for ensuring the smooth processing of financial information. The role encompasses oversight of the financial operations and finance employees.

Responsibilities

  • Support senior level finance and operations staff to ensure that project deliverables are met;
  • Review financial and operational content for appropriate project reports.
  • Support the annual workplan process and other strategic planning processes
  • Assists in overseeing overall financial system implementation including controls and standards for IHP state offices
  • Reviews and maintains 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 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

Requirements

  • University graduate and Master’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or other relevant masters-level degree.CPA, Chartered Accountancy, other relevant professional certification, or additional 8 years of relevant professional experience accepted as 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.

Deadline: 2nd December, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Finance Officer – Nigeria IHP

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Finance Officer for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 7 – Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level  reductions  in child and maternal  morbidity  and mortality  and  to  increase  the  capacity  of health  systems  (public  and  private)  to  sustainability support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 7 is to implement priority primary health interventions in the FCT state to strengthen the state local area council (LAC) and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 7 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.

Responsibilities
The Finance Officer (State Office) will report to and support the Finance Manager in Budget, Accounting and Financial Management functions. This position will be based in Abuja and will support FCT state office Finance Operations:

  • Ensures all finances are managed in alignment with the Nigerian government regulations, company and client’s financial policies and procedures.
  • Support the Finance Manager to prepare, review and revise project budgets and expenditure forecasts.
  • Forecast project expenditures through field office, timely submit field cash requests and manage cash flows in field office.
  • Communicate and follow up with relevant suppliers, consultants, vendors, contractors and staff with regards to invoices, payments, advances or finances.
  • Reconcile and review invoices for payments.
  • Write checks and issue payments.
  • Ensure applicable tax withholding and deductions are taken care of as per the Nigerian laws and regulations on all payments.
  • Maintain up to date bank and petty cash account transaction records and supporting documentations.
  • Record all financial transactions in the financial templates provided by HQ, accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare, review and submit regular field vouchers and financial reports to Abuja Central Office as required.
  • Collect bank statements for the bank accounts, review cash book, and reconcile the accounts.
  • Support the Finance Manager to prepare, review monthly financial reports and inform/update expenditure forecast/budget on regular basis.
  • Support the State Office to prepare for periodic Financial audits as may be required.
  • Work closely with the Operations Officer for daily tasks and project management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Grants Management Support.
  • Review recipients’ finance vouchers.
  • Process recipients’ invoices and payments.
  • Reports to Finance Manager (State)

Requirements

  • University graduate in Financial Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or other relevant field.
  • At least 3-5 years of work experience in broader finance, accounts and operations management with an international organization and
  • USG contracts experience preferred (including office management, HR, finance, IT, and logistics);
  • Able to communicate effectively and excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships at all levels;
  • High level of computer literacy (proficiency in MS Excel would be added advantage)
  • 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.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Grants and Compliance Officer – Nigeria IHP

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Reports to State Finance and Administrative Director
Duration: 5 years

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Grants/Compliance Officer for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 7 – Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level  reductions  in child and maternal  morbidity  and mortality  and  to  increase  the  capacity  of health  systems  (public  and  private)  to  sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 7 is to implement priority primary health interventions in the FCT state to strengthen the state local area council (LAC) and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 7 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Grants/Compliance Officer will manage grants portfolios, in accordance with Palladium’s and USAID policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Implements grant activities at the state level under Task Order 7
  • Identifies funding opportunities, prepares and processes grant applications, and oversees grant management and implementation for all public-sector opportunities
  • Ensures all sub-awards comply with the rules and regulations of governments and other multilateral donors
  • Strengthens and maintains the necessary administrative structures and interdepartmental processes to ensure grant transparency, smooth implementation, reporting, requisite controls, and monitoring
  • Serves as primary point of contact for post-award grants implementation and will ensure that all grant files are complete, accurate, and up-to-date.
  • Reviews internal documents and processes for compliance from time to time.

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or any other relevant field.
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 6 years of experience in grant, business, finance, accounting, or any other relevant field can be substituted for an advanced degree.
  • Minimum of five years of experience managing grants for donor organizations. Experience with USAID grants management system highly preferred.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, including the ability to manage large budgets and client expectations.
  • 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;


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Note: This position is Open until a qualified candidate is identified and selected for the position.

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