GRADUATE FINANCE ASSISTANT – NIGERIA INTEGRATED HEALTH PROGRAM (BAUCHI) AT PALLADIUM GROUP

Job Title
Finance Assistant – Nigeria Integrated Health Program

About the Company

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.
For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

We are recruiting to fill the position above:

Location
Bauchi, Nigeria

Reports to
Finance Manager

Duration
5 years

Project Overview and Role  
Palladium brings more than 50 years of experience applying rigorous, evidence-led methodologies to international development. Our work covers health, education, economic growth, governance, environmental issues, informatics, workforce development, and monitoring and evaluation, offering innovative approaches that support the design, planning, implementation, and evaluation of development programs. Our presence extends across more than 90 countries, creating positive impact over 100 projects through the dedication of 2,000+ project and home office staff.
Palladium seeks a Driver 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.

Job Description
·         The Finance Assistant is a full-time position to support the Finance Manager in the awarded USAID/Nigeria funded project entitled Nigeria Integrated Health Program.

Responsibilities
·         Regularly maintain and update financial records including checking, verifying, and recording the project’s financial transactions
·         Check, process and record all the payments, administer invoices and expenses claims received, and code items to approved budgets
·         Support the Financial Analyst with the cash transfer requests
·         Maintain finance tracking systems for advances, Level of Effort (LOE), Work Orders, charge codes etc.,
·         Filing, scanning, duplicating, and shipping of field vouchers to the US Office every month
·         Support with procurement and purchasing and other contractual requirements
·         Collected and record the employees’ time sheet for project office file (bi-weekly)
·         Support the State Finance Office to manage the project’s assets and ensure accurate Assets Register maintained
·         Other duties as assigned

Candidate Requirements
·         University graduate in Financial Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or other relevant field.
·         At 0-3 years of professional work experience
·         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.

Application Closing Date
15th August, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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