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Director of Finance and Administration, Nigeria

ACDI/VOCA

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Overview

Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.

Director of Finance and Administration, Nigeria

ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration for an upcoming program in Nigeria funded by USAID. The purpose of the $25-50 million USAID Nigeria Food Basket Activity is to increase the productivity and competitiveness of select value chains (maize, rice, and horticulture) and markets by building capacities of agri-businesses, removing barriers to investments, and developing innovative financial products.

The Director of Finance and Administration will provide leadership and direction to the finance and operations team with close oversight of the project’s finances, including financial analysis and accounting management. The program is anticipated to start in 2025 and this position will be based in Nigeria.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, oversee, and monitor all financial and accounting systems, policies, procedures, and internal controls, adapting them as necessary to meet changing regulations and best practices 
  • Establish efficient financial and operational systems including internal audits, compliance, and risk management 
  • Lead the annual budgeting process and review all financial plans and budgets, monitoring progress, and changes 
  • Prepare and execute action plans to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of finance and administrative operations and to mitigate operational and compliance risks 
  • Periodically assess the efficiency and effectiveness of finance and administration procedures in relation to the delivery of technical activities on time and at optimum cost 
  • Ensure that program funds are utilized appropriately by the close of the fiscal year 
  • Comply with all USAID rules and regulations and ACDI/VOCA policies and procedures relating to finance and administration 
  • Oversee annual financial audits of program and ensure that sub grantees comply with all audit and financial review requirements 
  • Manage cash disbursement and petty cash account 
  • Track USAID approvals for travel, hiring, and equipment procurement 
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business administration, or relevant field is required; master’s degree is desired.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience in financial control and audit related field including 5 years of experience in a senior management position, providing administrative oversight and management systems development.
  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID rules and regulations related to procurement and finance is required. 
  • Experience working with financial institutions or private sector investors in Nigeria preferred.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Nigerian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Please apply online at . The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. ACDI/VOCA will never request payment or charge a fee to apply for any position.

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