Finance Officer – Nigeria IHP at Palladium Group

Palladium Group

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Officer – Nigeria IHP

Job ID: req19795
Location: Ebonyi

Project Overview and Role

  • The Finance Officer (State Office) will report to and support the Finance Manager in Budget, Accounting and Financial Management functions.
  • This position will be based in the Ebonyi State Office to support state office Finance Operations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures all finances are managed in alignment with the Nigerian government regulations, company and client’s financial policies and procedures.
  • Support the Finance manager: to prepare, review and revise project budgets and expenditure forecasts 
  • Forecast project expenditures through field office, timely submit field cash requests and manage cash flows in field office.
  • Communicate and follow up with relevant suppliers, consultants, vendors, contractors and staff with regards to invoices, payments, advances or finances
  • Reconcile and review invoices for payments.
  • Write checks and issue payments.
  • Ensure applicable tax withholding and deductions are taken care of as per the Nigerian laws and regulations on all payments.
  • Maintain up to date bank and petty cash account transaction records and supporting documentations.
  • Record all financial transactions in the financial templates provided by HQ, accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare, review and submit regular field vouchers and financial reports to Abuja Central Office as required.
  • Collect bank statements for the bank accounts, review cash book, and reconcile the accounts
  • Support the Finance Manager to prepare, review monthly financial reports and inform/update expenditure forecast/budget on regular basis
  • Support the State Office to prepare for periodic Financial audits as may be required.
  • Work closely with the Operations Officer for daily tasks and project management
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Grants Management Suppor.
  • Review recipients’ finance vouchers.
  • Process recipients’ invoices and payments .

Required Qualifications

  • University graduate in Financial Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or other relevant field
  • 3 – 5 years of work experience in broader finance, accounts and operations management with an international organization and
  • USG contracts experience preferred (including office management, HR, finance, IT, and logistics); 
  • Able to communicate effectively and excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships at all levels;
  • High level of computer literacy (proficiency in MS Excel would be added advantage)
  • Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times;
  • Cross-functional team player;
  • Results oriented and attention to detail;
  • Proven experience in managing expenditures within budget.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should: