Head of Finance, Nigeria at BBC Media Action

BBC Media Action is the independent international charity of the BBC which uses media to advance development worldwide. Our mission is to improve the quality of people’s lives in developing and transitional countries through innovative use of media. We do this through our focus on health, governance, livelihoods, climate change and humanitarian response. We work in partnerships that include governments, broadcasters, civil society institutions, donor agencies and international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO’s). Job Title: Head of Finance, NigeriaExpanded DepartmentWe are largely funded by external grants, mainly from the UK's Department for International Development (DFID), the European Union, UN agencies and charitable foundations. We work to raise awareness among mass and opinion-former audiences, affect behaviour change, influence policy and transfer skills and knowledge. As the Head of Finance you will be the focal point for accounting processes, financial controls, donor compliance for restricted funding, and legal and statutory compliance for BBC Media Action's work.Role ResponsibilityThis role will need you to lead and manage the Finance department of our Abuja office.In the position, you will ast as a member of the senior management team, supporting the strategic direction of the office and managing risks.You will be responsible for the financial management of the office, including maintaining and reconciling all bank and cash accounts, ensuring consistency in the use of the organisational accounting software (Access Dimensions) and ensuring that reporting and forecasting is completed to meet global deadlines.You will manage restricted funds, ensuring that the budgeting process is thorough, that donor requirements are complied with and that all project reports are submitted accurately and on time.You will be expected to design, develop, schedule and deliver relevant financial training to BBC Media Action staff based in each department and carry out the financial induction for new starters in the office.

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