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  • Posted: Feb 22, 2024
    Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
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    Connexus Corporation’s mission is to provide high quality global consulting services to transform international development and build local capacity. Founded in 2007 (formerly AZMJ), Connexus has experience working in over 22 countries around the world, delivering technical services that include facilitating access to finance and investment, enterpr...
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    Director of Administration and Finance

    About the Opportunity

    • Connexus is seeking experienced candidates for the position of Director of Administration & Finance (DAF) for the anticipated USAID/Nigeria Value Chain Activity. The DAF will be responsible for several key financial, administrative, and reporting functions for the Activity, including budgeting, planning, and forecasting; financial and regulatory reporting; internal controls and risk management; and compliance with Connexus and USAID policies and regulations. Note: this is a preliminary position description and may be clarified further after solicitation release.

    Tasks and Responsibilities

    • Lead and manage all daily accounting, finance, operations, and logistics for the project’s field office.
    • Assist with initial set-up and implementation of accounting and operations systems during project start-up and manage accounting and operations systems during close-out at the project’s conclusion.
    • Oversee project office operations and facilities; supervise accounting, administrative, and support personnel.
    • Prepare financial statements for the project on an as-needed basis (monthly, quarterly, bi-annually, annually).
    • Ensure project office compliance with USAID rules and regulations and Connexus policies.
    • Analyze Activity projections and reconcile with actual spending.
    • Oversee payroll and ensure compliance with local Nigerian rules and regulations.
    • Maintain the Activity’s financial and administrative records.
    • Oversee financial and administrative aspects of local subcontractors, vendors, and grantees as applicable.
    • Manage and track company equipment at project office, such as computers and vehicles.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or a related field, and at least 10 years of progressively responsible experience managing and implementing accounting and operations systems for multi-faceted development projects.
    • Demonstrated success managing and overseeing accounting and operations for USAID projects.
    • Strong understanding of USAID requirements, policies, and procedures.
    • Demonstrated, excellent written and spoken English skills; knowledge of other languages strongly desired.
    • Prior experience in management positions, preferably for a project of comparable complexity and budget.
    • Authorized to work in Nigeria.


    • Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or a related field, and a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible work experience in managing and implementing accounting and operations systems for multi-faceted development projects.
    • Knowledge of and prior experience managing accounting software (Quickbooks, Deltek, Costpoint, etc.).
    • Nigerian citizen

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: with “Job Title” in the subject line.

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