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  • Posted: Sep 12, 2022
    Deadline: Sep 26, 2022
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    Nutrition International (formerly the Micronutrient Initiative) is passionate about tackling one of the world’s greatest health issues: malnutrition. Recognized as global experts, we work around the world to create effective and sustainable solutions for hidden hunger. Nutrition International has headquarters in Ottawa, Canada and regional offices in N...
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    Finance Manager

    If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

    Know our team

    Nutrition International’s Corporate Service (CS) Unit is a dedicated team of Finance and Administrative experts with extensive global experience. The unit leads on providing global Accounting, Finance, Budget, and Compliance, Contracting and Procurement, Facilities management and Information Management and Information Technology (IM/IT). Corporate Services team are found in Nutrition International’s Head Quarters in Ottawa, Canada, as well as within our Regional and Country Offices throughout Africa and Asia. Currently Nutrition International is seeking applications for Finance Manager to be based in Nigeria Abuja.

    About you

    Bachelor’s degree in Commerce with at least eight years of working experience in the development sector. ACCA or CPA Professional qualification,

    At least 5 years’ working in a finance manager capacity and in program management environment including budget and grants management. Solid knowledge and experience managing Global Affairs of Canada grants, data base and Microsoft suite, national and international non-profit entity and managing grants from donors such as FCDO, USAID, BMGF is preferred.

    Skills in financial management and administration, attention to details, competent IT skills, team leader and player, problem solving skills, excellent communication skills and ability to work in a multicultural environment. Knowledge of Great Plains, QuickBooks or Peachtree will be an asset.

    About the role

    In this role you will be:

    • Provide guidance and serve as a resource person to program and finance staff for the Contracts Database (CDB).
    • Review and process contracts and supporting documentation in the Contract Lifecycle Management system (CLM).
    • Monitor the CDB for the CO monthly by following up with project staff on all contracts and milestones that are past their activity date.
    • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of the funding approval form, contract approval sheet, payment request form and other related documents to be submitted to the Regional Office (RO) for processing/approvals as per the delegation of authority.
    • Review and provide comments to the Regional Finance Director on approval applications for changes to grant/consulting agreement conditions (budget supplements, time extensions) as well as any ensuing amendments.
    • Ensure compliance with established NI policies for the release and approval for signature of legal documents.
    • Prepare and provide monthly budget variance reports to Country Director, Finance Director, Project Director, and project staff to ensure program implementation is conducted within the approved budgets
    • Prepare financial reports-Quarterly-Semi-Annual and Annual ones and submit them to RO/HQ for validation/approval.
    • Verify budgets for project expenses and send them for review to Country Director, Finance Director and Project Director.
    • Coordinate and consolidate the annual program budget for the CO and assist Regional Finance Director in finalizing the budget submissions.
    • Review and post transactions in Microsoft Dynamics GP, extract and manipulate reports as maybe required from the system.
    • Review and approve payrolls and all payments for the Country Office.
    • Provide the necessary leadership and support for administrative staff so that they do they job effectively.
    • Ensure that the IT system is functional and operational in coordination with the IT personnel at HQ and RO
    • Assist in the development of policies, procedures, and internal controls.

    What we offer

    A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.

    Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Ethiopia. We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

    Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nutrition International on to apply

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