Finance Manager – Nigeria IHP

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 IHPLocation: BauchiReports to: Director of FinanceDuration: 5 yearsProject Overview and RolePalladium seeks a Finance Manager for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program, an integrated health program with an expanded effort with the Government of Nigeria (GON) to identify and support rapid scale-up of proven interventions through improvement of service delivery and strengthening of health systems. It will focus its support for service delivery in six intervention areas: family planning, malaria, routine immunization, nutrition, maternal/newborn health, and treatment of childhood pneumonia/diarrhea. It has a strong emphasis on monitoring, evaluation and learning.This program will work closely with state-level government officials to support established state-level Health and Development Plans, build capacity, and promote ownership of interventions, systems, and results. Specific interventions will need to be tailored to local contexts and will be fully developed at state and Local Government Area (LGA) levels. Through agreements with individual states, its potential breadth is the entire country with an emphasis on the north.Job Description/ResponsibilitiesThe Finance Manager is a full-time position to support the State Finance and Administrative Director in the awarded USAID/Nigeria funded project entitled Nigeria Integrated Health Program.The Finance Manager is responsible for ensuring the smooth processing of financial information. The role encompasses oversight of the financial operations and finance employees.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 processesAssists in overseeing overall financial system implementation including controls and standards for IHP state officesReviews and maintains strong system of internal controls to ensure accurate financial reportingExamines financial documents such as payroll, vouchers, invoices, delivery notes, purchase orders and other documents to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and validity of financial dataMonitors disbursement of funds from the project bank account(s) to ensure compliance with Palladium’s financial policies and proceduresWorks with finance team and technical leads to manage and forecast cash needs for Nigeria officesRegularly reviews cash management practices, develop, and provide feedback on cash risk mitigation strategies. 

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