Finance Manager (Pending Donor Approval) at Health Partners International (HPI)

Health Partners International (HPI), anticipates the release of a programme in Nigeria which will aim to improve the planning, financing and delivery of sustainable and replicable pro-poor services for malaria in 6 supported Nigerian states and at the federal level. The project will produce the following outputs: strengthened government stewardship at national level and in supported states, increased and sustainable availability of antimalarial commodities, such as insecticide treated bed nets, malaria testing kits and malaria drugs, more efficient and equitable malaria prevention and treatment services, better engaged citizens and institutions in the country’s malaria response through awareness and social behaviour change, and an evidence based learning environment.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Finance Manager (Pending Donor Approval)Location: NigeriaContract: Full Time (expected duration of programme, 5 years with anticipated start date early 2017)Description of RoleThe Finance Manager will be responsible for setting up and overseeing all project financial management arrangements, regulations and procedures ensuring the highest level of accountability.As part of this they will be expected to participate in the development of the project’s internal procedures.They will manage all financial planning, forecasting, budgeting, expenditure, controls and analysis to ensure that all payments are consistent with funding decisions taken by donors and government.In order to achieve a high level of accountability they will conduct financial and management systems assessments of fund recipients, where appropriate, and arrange for / undertake audits and spot checks during contract implementation.Roles/ResponsibilitiesManaging the financial and administrative activities of the programmeOverseeing the National Programme Accountants and all in-country finance staff.Developing and reviewing financial and administrative policies and procedures for effective management of the programmeEnsuring compliance therewith by all the staff and providing effective leadership and training to the finance staffCoordinate processes for budget preparation within the programme and monitor strict compliance with the budgetary provisions.Assist in providing regular expenditure forecast for programme funding purposes.Liaise with the PM on financial components of operational plans and progress.Oversee the maintenance of all financial books and records including those related to various bank accounts and ensure that they are frequently reconciled.Ensure that all financial reports prepared by the sub-ordinate staff are properly checked.Prepare periodic financial reports as management might require from time to time.Prepare programme monthly financial reports and ensure that they are sent to the UK Office on timely basis.Ensure that all applicable taxes and other relevant payments are made in a timely manner to all government agencies. 

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