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The Millard Fuller Foundation (Fuller) is an organization that promotes collaborative and innovative partnerships with individuals and organizations in an unrelenting quest to provide, on a sustainable basis, affordable housing for all people in need. We do not just build houses; we build homes and communities.

Fuller was recently recognised by the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance Africa (CAHF), as the builder of the lowest-priced house in Africa. We are also a three-time winner of the Abuja International Housing Show (AIHS) award for the most affordable housing project in Nigeria. Fuller partners with national and international organisations in its quest to provide affordable low-cost houses for Nigerians.

We are currently seeking to employ a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of HEAD OF FINANCE

Location: Masaka, Nasarawa State (Near Abuja)

Job Description:

Responsible for the overall management of the organisation’s financial system as it relates to accounting, development and implementation of sound financial strategy, financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, cost control, training and providing proactive financial advisory to executive management for effective decision-making

Key Performance Areas:

  • Manage entire Accounts & Finance portfolio and oversee the operations of the organisation’s treasury
  • Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and coverage period for available funds
  • Deploy creative financial management strategy to ensure that funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements
  • Use hedging to mitigate financial risks related to the interest rates on the company's borrowings
  • Responsible for determining the company's proper capital structure with the right mix of debt and equity
  • Manage the preparation of the company's budget and maintain an up-to-date book of accounts for all transactions
  • Preparation of Management and Financial reports as at when due in line with regulatory provisions and partner requirements
  • Periodically provide training for current and new staff
  • Act as liaison for all financial related matters with organisation’s partners and government bodies

Educational/Professional Qualification:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other relevant disciplines
  • Hold any of the following professional certification: ICAN, ACCA or CIMA
  • MBA is an added advantage

Knowledge:

  • Finance assets portfolio management
  • Developmental economics
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Capital budgeting and capital structuring
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Accounting packages
  • Familiarity with donor rules and regulations is an advantage (DFID, EU, USAID, CIDA, AfDB)

Skills:

  • Minimum of 7 years’ cognate experience in Accounting and Financial Management, 3 of which must be post-professional qualification (e.g. ICAN)
  • Excellent financial planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to analyse finance data, spot trends and make logical deductions
  • Tax and payroll administration
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)

Application Closing Date:                                                    

Wednesday, 17th March 2021


Method of Application:

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their curriculum vitae and copies of their credentials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Please state the job title in the subject of your mail
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