Senior Project Finance Professional

Job Summary

We are working with a global foundation that has partnered with a number of worldwide Non- Governmental Organisations. The foundation hopes to place about 8,000,000 youths in dignified positions in the next 5 years and we are looking to hire a Senior Project Finance Professional for this project.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description

Job Mission
Your mission is to manage the funds of the project to ensure optimum utilization and identify areas where
the organization can scale back to improve.
Reporting to Project Director

Key Responsibilities
Organizational
  • Ensuring any identified financial risks associated with operating in the industry space is mitigated accordingly
  • Ensure effective communication with both staff and all stakeholders as the case may be, so as to provide any relevant information as it affects the company and staff members at large
  • Promotes a supportive environment to enhance partnerships, leveraging resources and build support for strategic initiatives
  • Functional
  • Monitor budget expenditures and maintain a proper record of approved project budgets and their revisions
  • Prepare proposals for budget revisions
  • Upon request, prepare and submit expenditure and programme budget status reports
  • Prepare other recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget/financial preparations and audit
  • Undertake other financial and administrative tasks as required
  • In accordance with the Work Plan coordinate and contribute to the procurement of equipment, supplies and services
  • Prepare the procurement plans for the projects and monitoring of their implementation
  • Coordinate equipment maintenance and insurance as required
  • Clear and ensure delivery of equipment and supplies procured for the various programme sites
  • Ensure compliance with organization, donor and government regulations

Key Relationships
Project Director
Bankers
Auditors
Tax consultant
Lagos State Inland Revenue Service.
Solicitors
Other government parastatals e.g ITF

KPIs to measure success.
Compliance with all statutory obligations-filing of annual returns, statutory audit, Monthly PAYE
returns, Monthly VAT returns, Periodic WHT returns
Monthly management report generation

Key Skills & Competencies
  • University Degree in economics, finance, accounting, law, public administration or other related fields
  • At least six years of previous experience in development assistance or related work for a donor organization, consulting company, or NGO is compulsory
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling web-based management systems
  • Strong Communication and Writing skills – ability to articulate and explain complex regulations
  • Ability to manage a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment

Competencies
  • Demonstrates commitment to our mission, vision, and values
  • Exerts strict adherence to corporate rules, regulations, and procedures. Familiarity with the internal control framework and results-based management tools is a must
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Ensures that programmes and projects are consistent with our values
  • Treats peers fairly by maintaining consistent values inspiring trust and confidence through personal credibility
  • Accepts responsibility and accountability for the quality of the outcome of his/her decisions

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