Regional Finance & Administrative Assistant US Non-profit Careers – FHI 360

Organisation: FHI
360
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
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.
Job Summary:  The Regional Finance & Administrative
Assistant performs accounting and financial duties for a department or unit.
Works with various sources of funding which may include sponsored research, and
federal restricted funds, grants and contracts. Performs audit function to
assure accuracy and compliance with internal and external regulations. Selects
and applies established procedures appropriately. Updates supervisor on status
of projects as required.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
                    
Prepares
and monitors monthly expenditures for projects by analyzing financial data and
providing monthly reports to internal and external stakeholders.
                    
Serves
as a principal source of information on fiscal policies and procedures
including federal funding rules and advises management on existing options or
alternatives to make appropriate business decisions.
                    
Establishes
and manages accounting record keeping systems and procedures for tracking and
reporting.
                    
Assists
with reviewing invoices and preparation of annual project proposals for
renewal.
                    
Works
with project leaders to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures
and project budgets.
                    
Communicates
with management and project leaders regarding proposal development and
monitoring of budgets to ensure projects adhere to budget constraints and meet
completion.
                    
Performs
other related duties as assigned.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                    
The
ideal candidate must hold an Associate’s Degree or its International
Equivalent.
                    
Three to
five years of accounting or finance experience.
                    
Articulate,
professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with client
and staff.
                    
Must be
able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language
as appropriate.
                    
Prior
experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO).
                    
Strong
knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles (GAAP), budgeting and fiscal control theories and
practices.
                    
Working
knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures.
                    
Excellent
oral and written communication skills.
                    
Excellent
quantitative and analytical skills.
                    
Strong
critical thinking and problem solving skills.
                    
Demonstrated
spreadsheet and database software skills.
                    
Ability
to handle complex and confidential information with discretion.
                    
Ability
to work well with others and verify and analyze financial data, identify errors
and prepare reports.
How to Apply:
All interested job
applicants should apply online at the link below.
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