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  • Posted: Dec 6, 2018
    Deadline: Dec 14, 2018
  • DAI works on the frontlines of international development. Transforming ideas into action-action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. We work with a wide range of clients, including national and local ...
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    Director of Finance and Administration

    Locations: Northern and Southern Nigeria

    Programme Overview

    • The Program will work in Northern and Southern States for a duration of five years on issues of effectiveness, accountability and transparency at the state and local governments levels.


    • The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for overseeing activity operations, including but not limited to: human resources, logistics, procurement, subcontracts, and accounting/finance.
    • The Director also develops the financial capacities of all relevant staff and grantees under this program.
    • This individual develops internal control measures, conducts internal audits, and coordinates external financial audits for program.
    • The Director also prepares budgets for annual work plans and financial reports for submission to U SAID.

    Minimum Requirements

    • A Master's degree in Business Administration, Finance or equivalent, and an ACA/ACCA/CPA, or other recognized professional accounting qualification.
    • Ability to develop and manage large budgets, and in-depth knowledge of USG Cost Accounting Standards.
    • Progressively responsible experience supervising project operations, from human resources to auditing and accounting/finance.
    • Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English4 proven supervisory skills; and ability to work well on a team.
    • Experience in managing and administering grants under contract.
    • Experience in building or enhancing civil society organization financial management capacity.
    • Proficient in Microsoft programs, i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc., and the ability to use various commercially available accounting software programs.
    • To be eligible for this program, candidates must have prior work experience on USAID or any donor-funded programs. Women who meet the qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their CV by e-mail to:

    Note: DAI will only contact candidates that are successful at this pre-qualification stage.

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