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[Job Vacancy] Finance Head of Department at Action Against Hunger

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Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Finance Head of Department

Location: Abuja, NigeriaEmploment Type: Fixed term contract under French legislationDuration: 12 monthsStart Date: 01-04-2023

Your Job and Your Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the deputy country director, you will be in charge of ensuring sound and transparent administration of funds by providing accounting and financial management consistent with the ACF financial management framework and local legislation.

More specifically, you will be in charge of: 

Contributing to the definition of mission strategy
Ensuring high quality accounting for the mission
Ensuring high quality cash management for the mission
Providing financial and budgetary management
Promoting and ensuring financial collaboration and coordination with mission partners
Preventing and managing fraud and corruption
Managing the Finance team in capital and be Technical/Support Manager of Finance Managers in the bases: 27 people in different positions (Deputy Head of Finance Department, Capital Accountany, Finance Specialist, Finance Manager, Finance Officers, Finance and Admin Officers, Finance Assistants, and Finance Assistants)

Your Profile

You hold an advanced Degree in Accounting/Finance with a minimum of 5 years experience and at least three (3) years in a managerial role.
A relevant professional membership (ACCA, ICAN) is an added advantage.
You are recognized for your exceptional organizational skills, time management skills, and attention to detail.
Experience in budget and risk management.
Experience with SAGA accounting system preferably.
Knowledge of international donor requirements.
Experience with accounting systems; knowledge of SAGA would be a plu.
Knowledge of AAH financial management framework preferably.   
Fluency in English is required.
You are able to lead and manage a large team across various locations; 
You are very confident with Excel and excellent communication skills with the capacity to write quality reports;
Strong analytical and reporting skills.

Specific Conditions / Salary

Monthly gross salary from 2450€ to 3800€ upon experience 
Monthly per diem and living allowance: $426 + $304 net, field paid
Monthly country allowance: 450€  
Child allowance: 1500€ per year per child present in the country of origin (maximum 6000€/year)
16% of the gross monthly salary for pension insurance reimbursement for non-French citizens .
12 months fixed term contract under French legislation
Transportation and accommodation: Coverage of transportation costs and guest house
Medical coverage: 100% coverage of health contributions (social security + health insurance) and repatriation insurance
Leaves and RnR: 25 days of paid leaves per year, 20 RnR per year and 215 € at each RnR period
Training: Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge.



How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


ACF is committed to people with disabilities and actively fights against all forms of discrimination.
The organization is having multiple projects with various donors. If you would like to work in a complex context with a diverse team, then we encourage you to apply