Apply: Corus Director of Finance and Administration

Deadline: Not specified

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Corus International is seeking to fill the position of Director of Finance and Administration.

Corus International works to deliver holistic and lasting solutions needed to end extreme poverty once and for all.


  • Oversee all aspects of programme financial management and operations
  • Collaborate with project director, country financial officer, and IMA headquarters in the development of programme financial, accounting, procurement, and HR systems
  • Develop programme budgets; oversee effective budget planning; develop and implement budgeting and financial reporting processes to meet project financial management, forecasting, and reporting requirements
  • Supervise project financial staff
  • Ensure continual review of internal controls, communications, risk assessments and maintenance of documentation
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reports to headquarters and CDC as required
  • Ensure that sub-recipients, sub-grants and local consultancy documents and procedures are completed in a timely and correct manner and comply with IMA and CDC policies and regulations
  • Support and monitor local partners and sub-recipients to ensure sound financial management, operations, and compliance
  • Contribute to capacity building of local partners in administration and financial management
  • Oversee all programme human resources management, policies, and procedures


  • Master’s degree (or international equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • Ten years, minimum, of progressively responsible administrative and financial management experience on large, complex, donor-funded international development projects
  • Six years, minimum, of leadership/supervisory experience managing finance, accounting, operations, and administrative staff and teams
  • Experience strengthening the organisational capacity of host country institutions (strongly preferred)
  • Substantial experience in financial management of consortia of local implementing partners
  • Extensive experience in financial management of USAID or CDC-funded projects of similar scope and size
  • Experience overseeing project operations, procurement, and logistics
  • Extensive experience in the development and management of large project budgets
  • Experience overseeing management of sub-grants and sub-contracts
  • Knowledge of and experience with financial accounting software
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, versatility, and integrity
  • Professional-level fluency in English, both oral and written

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