Finance Officer – IHP Nigeria at Palladium Group

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    Palladium Group is a privately owned real estate company. Its core businesses are Portfolio and Development investments. The Group invests for its own account and in partnership with private and institutional investors. Its knowledge and expertise allow for a combination of efficiency and quality of life aspects through a global approach to residential and c…

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      1. Finance Officer – IHP Nigeria
      2. Consultant – Services for Support to Federal Capital Territory (FCT) HRH Unit to Domesticate the Task-Shifing / Task Sharing Policy for Essential Health Care Services in Nigeria
      3. Finance Manager – IHP Nigeria
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    Finance Officer – IHP Nigeria

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 3 – 5 years
    • Location Sokoto
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Job Ref.: req10845

    Project Overview and Role

    • Palladium seeks a Finance Officer for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 5 – Sokoto State. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions  in child and maternal  morbidity  and mortality  and  to  increase  the  capacity  of health  systems  (public  and  private)  to  sustainably support quality PHC services.
    • The purpose of Task Order 5 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Sokoto state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
    • Task Order 5 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
    • 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 Sokoto and will 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 Support.
    • Review recipients’ finance vouchers.
    • Process recipients’ invoices and payments.
    • Reports to Finance Manager (State)

    Required Qualifications

    • University graduate in Financial Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or other relevant field.
    • At least 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.

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    Consultant – Services for Support to Federal Capital Territory (FCT) HRH Unit to Domesticate the Task-Shifing / Task Sharing Policy for Essential Health Care Services in Nigeria

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Consultancy&nbsp

    Program: USAID Intergrated Health Program (IHP)

    Description

    • Palladium invites applications from suitably qualified individual consultants to provide technical support to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) Human Resources for Health (HRH) unit to produce their Task Shifting / Task Sharing Policy for Addressing HRH for Health Shortages.
    • The consultancy aims to provide technical assistance to FCT HHSS to domesticate the reviewed National Task Shifting / Task Sharing Policy for Addressing HRH for Health Shortages, especially at the PHC Level and use the information to revise job descriptions.

    Type of Contract:

    • This is a firm fixed price deliverable-based contract. The consultant is expected to satisfactorily accomplish the deliverables before he / she gets paid for that deliverable.
    • The IHP Chief of Party reserves the right to confirm if a deliverable is delivered adequately or otherwise.
    • No price change is expected after contract is signed. IHP will not pay for cost of any deliverable that is not complete, of quality or on time.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • The consultant is expected to contribute towards the revision and adaptation of this policy by reviewing the National TS / TS policy document, adapt the TS / TS policy to mirror FCT context, develop action plan for implementing it, revise the current job descriptions of all staff at the PHCs based on the TS / TS policy.

    Services description:
    The major products and outcomes of this assignment are:

    • The FCT Task Shifting / Task Sharing Policy document.
    • Action plan for the implementation of the policy
    • Revised job description for all PHC staff according to the adapted FCT TS / TS policy.

    Timeline:

    • Applications are expected to be submitted on or before the due date as shown on the cover page.

    Interested and qualified candidates / bidders are expected to submit both Technical and Financial bids and in two separate emails to: [email protected] stating as part of the subject matter of the email whether “Technical bid” or ”Financiai bid” and also quoting the RFP number as it appears on the cover page.

    Important Information / Notice

    • Applications received will have a validity period of six months.
    • For more details concerning this consultancy and other associated application tools, please visit the link below: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Kbnknzm4M5utEUv5NnQkPsGG7OHzszga/view?usp=sharing
    • Please follow the instructions as contained in the Request for Proposal (RFP) and submit your application.
    • No late application will be received after the deadline.

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    Finance Manager – IHP Nigeria

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 8 years
    • Location Kebbi
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Job Ref.: req10846
    Location: Kebbi, Nigeria
    Reports to: State Finance and Administration Director
    Duration: 5 years

    Project Overview and Role

    • Palladium seeks a Finance Manager for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program, an integrated health program with an expanded effort with the Government of Nigeria (GON) to identify and support rapid scale-up of proven interventions through improvement of service delivery and strengthening of health systems. It will focus its support for service delivery in six intervention areas: family planning, malaria, routine immunization, nutrition, maternal / newborn health, and treatment of childhood pneumonia / diarrhea. It has a strong emphasis on monitoring, evaluation and learning.
    • This program will work closely with state-level government officials to support established state-level Health and Development Plans, build capacity, and promote ownership of interventions, systems, and results. Specific interventions will need to be tailored to local contexts and will be fully developed at state and Local Government Area (LGA) levels. Through agreements with individual states, its potential breadth is the entire country with an emphasis on the north.
    • The Financial Manager is a full-time position to support the State Finance & Administrative Director in the awarded USAID / Nigeria funded project entitled Nigeria Integrated Health Program.
    • The Financial Manager is responsible for ensuring the smooth processing of financial information. The role encompasses oversight of the financial operations and finance employees.

     Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Support senior level finance and operations staff to ensure that project deliverables are met;
    • Review financial and operational content for appropriate project reports.
    • Support the annual workplan process and other strategic planning processes
    • Assists in overseeing overall financial system implementation including controls and standards for IHP state offices
    • Reviews and maintains strong system of internal controls to ensure accurate financial reporting
    • Examines financial documents such as payroll, vouchers, invoices, delivery notes, purchase orders and other documents to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and validity of financial data
    • Monitors disbursement of funds from the project bank account(s) to ensure compliance with Palladium’s financial policies and procedures
    • Works with finance team and technical leads to manage and forecast cash needs for Nigeria offices
    • Regularly reviews cash management practices, develop, and provide feedback on cash risk mitigation strategies

    Required Qualifications

    • University graduate and Master’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or other relevant masters-level degree. CPA, Chartered Accountancy, other relevant professional certification, or additional 8 years of relevant professional experience accepted as alternative to Master’s Degree.
    • At least 8 years of work experience in broader finance and operations management with an international organization and USG contracts preferred (including office management, HR, finance, IT, and logistics);
    • Experience directly managing finance and administration staff persons;
    • Proven problem identification and resolution experience with budgeting, forecasting, banking, tax authorities, foreign currency transactions, and other related issues;
    • Capacity and / or experience in designing and implementing Value for Money standards and decision-making;
    • Able to communicate effectively and excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships at all levels;
    • High level of computer literacy;
    • 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.

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