Finance Manager at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, health and emergency programming. CRS Nigeria seeks for highly qualified candidates to fill the position below. Job Title: Finance ManagerDepartment: OperationsLocation: AbujaPosition Band: E-1Reports To: Head of OperationsSupervisees: All Finance Staff Position Summary:The Finance Manager is responsible for managing the CP’s Finance Department. As a member of the country program’s leadership team, s/he is responsible for ensuring the robustness of the CP’s financial management systems and processes. S/he is in charge of financial reporting, financial grant management and compliance, communication, capacity building of finance staff as well as capacity strengthening of sub recipients in the area of financial management. The Finance Manager designs improves and maintains effective financial systems and processes. In line with CRS’ strategic priority to reinforce an organizational culture of high performance and accountability, s/he works with CP management to ensure that the country program maintains a high level of resource stewardship and strict financial accountability.Leadership:The Finance Manager serves as the principal advisor to the CP leadership on all matters relating to financial management.S/he plays a leadership role in shaping the country program’s processes and practices in the area of financial management.The Finance Manager prepares financial information and interprets results to promote stewardship and manage risks.S/he stays abreast of changes in the financial operating environment and promotes policies and processes to ensure the country  program adapts to these changes.S/he strives to enhance collaboration between Finance, Programming, and other departments.S/he ensures the Finance team consistently delivers a high standard of customer service.As a change agent, s/he champions, supports and oversees the implementation of new financial strategy, processes, tools, policies and procedures.Download Full Job description

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