Director of Finance & Administration Career Placement – FHI 360

Organisation: FHI 360
Funding Source: United States
Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party
Job ID: 17804
About FHI 360:
FHI 360 is a leading global development organization dedicated to
improving lives around the world. Our professional staff includes experts in
education, health, nutrition, economic development, civil society and
environment as well as cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research,
applied science, behavior change and Technology giving us the unique mix of
capabilities to address today’s diverse and interrelated development
challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and
around the world.
About USAID Project:
FHI 360 implements the USAID-funded integrated health services project
in Northern Uganda. The project will work to increase utilization of HIV/AIDS,
MNCH, malaria, nutrition and TB services.
Job Summary: The Director of
Finance & Administration will give overall leadership and coordination of
financial management and administration of the project by promoting financial
stewardship and accountability in all project operations.
Key Duties and
Provide leadership to finance and operations
aspects of the project, including general administrative processes, financial
management, sub award management, accounting, and logistics
Ensure compliance of financial and operations
systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulation, award
requirements, and Government of Uganda laws
Develop, analyze and monitor program budgets;
monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets
Oversee and manage all sub award processes and
grants programs under the project
Offer technical support to local partners on
financial compliance and reporting
Manage project procurement processes
Keenly review and approve recommendations for
financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to
executive management team.
Advise senior leadership regularly on financial
and operations-related matters
Prepare and submit annual and quarterly
financial and accrual reports to USAID
Manage and liaise with internal and external
auditors in the review of project financial and administrative practices and
Manage a finance and operations team in charge
of budgeting, financial reporting, accounting, administration
Has senior level responsibility for the budget
and general finance function / staff in a large region or division, or at the
overall corporate level.
Translates the company’s financial strategies
into tactical plans, reporting requirements, procedures and processes.
Responsibilities include developing and
overseeing financial plans and policies, accounting practices and procedures,
and ensuring that the organization’s financial and strategic goals are attained.
Works closely with all areas of finance to
include Contract Billing & Revenue Recognition, Cost & Pricing,
Financial Systems, Internal Audit, and Financial Compliance. Oversees the final
content and distribution of all financial reports for external and internal
Ensures budget reflects current business
operations and adjusts qualitative and quantitative analytics to reflect
changing business environment, as needed. Selects, develops, and evaluates
personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the USAID Project FHI
360 Director of Finance & Administration career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s
degree or higher in accounting, finance, business administration or related
field is required
At least nine years’ experience in financial
management, including 5 years overseeing the finance and operations of large
and complex USAID-funded projects
At least five years’ experience in managing sub-grants
Broad knowledge in generally-accepted
accounting, budgeting and fiscal control principles
Relevant skills in automated accounting software
systems and database spreadsheets
Previous exposure and experience building
capacity in financial management of community-based organizations and
implementing partners
Demonstrated ability to create and maintain
effective working relations with NGO partners, community-based organizations
and international donor agencies
Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and
breadth of financial management expertise
Strong interpersonal, writing and oral
presentation skills in English
Ability to work independently and manage a high
volume work flow
Relevant computer software skills and
familiarity with accounting software (including, at a minimum, the standard
applications in MS Office)
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the USAID FHI360 project in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
Please specify source i.e. website in your application
and quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your
application, CV/resume including salary requirements.
Deadline: 11th
November, 2016
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