Senior Financial Oficer
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) with headquarters in Ibadan, Nigeria invites applications for the post of Senior Financial Officer.
The candidate will play a critical role in assisting the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in strengthening and overseeing fiscal management systems and achieving strategic goals of IITA Finance Office.
Duty Station: Ibadan, Nigeria
Qualifications and Experience
Advanced degree in a relevant field—research administration, public administration, and management, preferably an MBA
Must be a Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Accountant
Preferably with ten years or more of progressive experience in managing corporate finance, including reporting to senior management
Experience in a multidisciplinary research organization and cross- cultural environment, preferably in a not-for-profit organization
Excellent leadership, management, interpersonal, and team building skills
Ability and proven track record in leadership of small groups; experience as a
manager of staff, team builder / leader; and ability as a manager of strategic relationships
Proficiency in at least one major enterprise management system (oracle, sun, platinum SAGE, etc.) and relevant computer applications
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is essential, including ability to set out coherent presentations and group interactions
The initial contract is for 2 years. IITA offers a competitive remuneration package paid in US dollars.
The position is open for Africa nationals only.
Closing date: The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Applications: Applications including curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager.
For more information and application procedure, see: Senior Financial Oficer Website