Options Consultancy Services Job Vacancy for Senior Finance & Operations Manager.Abuja-Nigeria

Options is recruiting a Senior Finance & Operations Manager to join the team in Nigeria. As the most senior finance person in the local team the role will ensure Options financial policies and procedures are adhered to. The post holder will maintain accurate financial information for submission to the UK, as well as providing programme finance and administrative support to the Nigeria based team, and support to the London based Programme Manager.

Summary purpose and objective of role

· Prepare and/or oversee financial accounting processes for Options’ programmes in Nigeria

· Prepare statutory accounts for Options for International Health West Africa and manage the audit process from engagement to preparation and final sign off.

· Financial Integrity & Compliance: implement internal controls; safeguard the company’s assets; ensure compliance to donor regulations and Nigerian law.

· Payroll: Working in conjunction with the Country Director and Programme Manager to take the lead in overseeing the work of the payroll company.

· Contribute to the development and improvement of internal programme management systems and procedures where required, including finance policies, procedures, forms, tools and other relevant policies.

Person specification

· A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting or related undergraduate degree or ICAN Qualified Accountant is essential.

· Significant experience supporting programme finances and administration of a government or donor-funded programme.

· Experience of managing payroll and related systems and polices.

· Excellent numeracy and financial skills, with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

· Proficient with accounting software, particularly Quickbooks.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

About Options

Options Consultancy Services Limited was established in 1992 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We are a consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse change so that health services can be accessed by the people who need them most.

Benefits

In addition to the basic salary, Options provides a transport, housing and personal allowance each month. We pay an employer contribution of 10% of basic salary plus transport and housing allowances to the pension scheme.

Options offers a generous paid annual leave entitlement of 25 days per annum.

We also provide medical insurance, group life assurance and group accident insurance.

Please find more details and full job description on our website.

Application process

· To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Siel Devos recruitment@evidence4action.net. Candidates should state the role in the subject header

· Closing date for applications is: Thursday 14 September 2017

· Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be held week commencing 25 September 2017

Other information

· Options is an equal opportunities employer

How to apply:

· To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Siel Devos recruitment@evidence4action.net. Candidates should state the role in the subject header.

· Closing date for applications is: Thursday 14 September 2017

· Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be held week commencing 25 September 2017

Options is an equal opportunities employer