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 processes
Assists in overseeing overall financial system implementation including controls and standards for IHP state offices
Reviews and maintains strong system of internal controls to ensure accurate financial reporting
Examines financial documents such as payroll, vouchers, invoices, delivery notes, purchase orders and other documents to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and validity of financial data
Monitors disbursement of funds from the project bank account(s) to ensure compliance with Palladium’s financial policies and procedures
Works with finance team and technical leads to manage and forecast cash needs for Nigeria offices
Regularly reviews cash management practices, develop, and provide feedback on cash risk mitigation strategies
University graduate and Master’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or other relevant masters-level degree.
CPA, Chartered Accountancy, other relevant professional certification, or additional 8 years of relevant professional experience accepted as alternative to Master’s Degree.
At least 8 years of work experience in broader finance and operations management with an international organization and USG contracts preferred (including office management, HR, finance, IT, and logistics);
Experience directly managing finance and administration staff persons;
Proven problem identification and resolution experience with budgeting, forecasting, banking, tax authorities, foreign currency transactions, and other related issues;
Capacity and/or experience in designing and implementing Value for Money standards and decision-making;
Able to communicate effectively and excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships at all levels;
High level of computer literacy;
Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times;
Cross-functional team player;
Results oriented and attention to detail;
Proven experience in managing expenditures within budget.