Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager

Job No:  495363 Duration: 4 years Categories: International development

Job Description

  • Coffey, in partnership with McKinsey, is looking for a Finance and Administration Manager for the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF III)

The Programme

  • NIAF III is a four year DFID-funded programme starting in 2018. Building on the success of the two earlier phases of the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (2007-2016), NIAF III will provide high quality embedded and short-term expertise to Nigerian government and regulatory counterparts to support improved delivery of infrastructure services.
  • The core team will be based in Abuja, with travel to other Nigerian states as necessary.

The Position

  • The Finance and Administration Manager will be responsible for setting financial and administrative operations for the programme.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure contracts, payments and deliverables are met on time
  • Manage office and programme financial resources while exercising proper financial controls and adhering to both DFID and McKinsey policies and procedures
  • Maintain oversight of procurement activities as needed
  • Provide guidance and support to the core business areas in relation to financial operations management, banking operations and monthly financial analysis
  • Ensure financial compliance and accuracy of financial reporting
  • Ensure efficient management of financial operations and month/year end activities
  • Profile income and expenditure and analyse monthly/quarterly reports
  • Prepare monthly cash flow forecasts
  • Monitor income reconciliations for core business areas and ensure these are done in a timely and accurate manner
  • Partner with project teams to provide guidance and support on budget management and other analysis
  • Preparing financial reports and presentations at regular intervals as per requirements of senior management

The Person

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree with more than 10 years of experience in Finance, Accounting, or a related field can be substituted for a Master’s
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in administrative and financial management of large-scale, complex, international and donor-funded programmes
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, excellence in accounting, financial management, human resources, procurement, and other management support functions as needed
  • Excellent leadership skills, including the ability to manage large budgets and client expectations
  • Strong interpersonal skills required for working with project staff, donors and beneficiaries
  • Knowledge of DFID and other donors’ financial reporting requirements
  • Fluency in English required

Application Closing Date 12th July, 2017.

 

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