Vacancy for Finance Manager at Pact Nigeria

Pact is an international non-governmental organization with headquarters in Washington DC, USA. Pact has been in Nigeria since 2005, and currently implements donor funded development projects in 4 States in the area of Health, integrating livelihoods, capacity development, and governance systems.Position Summary: The Finance Manager will be responsible for the overall financial management of Pact Nigeria.  This position will be responsible for ensuring accurate project financial tracking, recording and financial reporting to donors, and compliance with the organizational policies and donor requirements. S/he will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. Specific Duties and Responsibilities:Work with the Country Director on integrated management of all project finances to ensure effective use of resources in order to achieve program objectives in compliance with donor requirements.In collaboration with the Country Director, design, develop and adapt policies, guidelines and criteria for the management of project finances and sub-grants in accordance with Pact standards and donor regulations.Provide technical assistance to staff and grantees on financial accounting, reporting, procurement, and other financial compliance practices associated with the program.Lead and oversee annual budget preparations which includes overseeing work plan costing and the integration of work plan and donor-approved budgets;Develop procedures for monitoring and analyzing program budgets, which allow accurate projection of expenditures and comparisons of actual and budgeted spending and advise on action and corrective plans.Advise program staff on project’s financial health through the provision of regular and timely financial expenditure reports;Maintain financial controls and procedures for the management of funds and sub awards/contractsLiaises with the Country Director to ensure the project needs are being met in terms of accounting, contracts, human resources, IT, and operationsMonitor partner’s (subawards) management of funds and cross check source documentsMaintain financial files according to Pact standard and support.Be a focal person for A-133, donor specific and other applicable local statutory audits as requiredBuild the capacity of finance department in Pact Nigeria OfficeWork closely with headquarters to ensure compliance and effective and proactive fiscal management.When necessary interact with government officials, auditors and other financial institutes and represent Pact professionally at all level

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