Senior Finance Officer US Non-profit Careers – FHI 360

Job Title:    Senior Finance
Officer
Organisation: FHI
360
Duty Station:
Kampala, 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 Senior Finance Officer coordinates
financial/accounting operations, including overall financial monitoring and
support/guidance to projects in finance and operations staff, to ensure the
fiscal well-being of the organization. Provides financial management and
guidance, conducts analyses of financial data, provides budget analyses for
project funds, and reviews and prepares required reports to funding agencies to
ensure compliance with the donor’s requirements. Proactively guides and
supports respective financial success by providing high level analytical
expertise, implementing business strategies and developing strong customer
relationships. Provides analysis and business modeling support on strategic
initiatives for senior management and field operations. Analyzes performance
trends, modeling complex business decisions, tracking performance and
presenting results.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Analyzes,
budget forecasts, regulatory filings and compiles moderately complex data.
·       
Interprets,
analyzes and/or evaluates data, ensures compliance with applicable state and
federal statutes, and uses Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP).
·       
Develops
and maintains effective working relationships with regulated industries,
consultants, management and staff.
·       
Interprets
and provides explanation for discrepancies and variations in financial data.
·       
Applies
updated information technology to facilitate program goals and program
procedures.
·       
Delivers
formal presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience;
educates relevant parties regarding programs, procedures and/or eligibility
criteria.
·       
Interacts
with industry representatives, co-workers and officials to analyze or resolve
issues.
·       
Maintains
a variety of professional working relationships.
·       
Documents
complex issues and effectively articulates written conclusions; Interacts with
staff officials and executives.
·       
Reviews
and edits work of others.
·       
Presents
oral and written testimony on moderately complex issues.
·       
Uses
financial systems to produce reports, financial models and databases.
·       
Serves
as a subject matter expert and may lead teams on complex financial issues.
·       
Analyzes
complex business and/or financial issues and consults with management or
business entities as needed; works independently; active participant in meeting
organizational goals.
·       
Implements
and evaluates financial/statistical models, systems and serves as a trusted
advisor to management.
·       
Evaluates
and determines fiscal and operational policy. Determines service impacts and
analyzes the regulatory environment to makes recommendations on best practices.
·       
Communicates
industry information regarding more complex or unique issues, and presents
specific findings in such situations.
·       
Establishes
and maintains professional working relationships. Interprets compliance and
makes recommendations to management.
·       
Documents
more complex or unique issues and effectively articulates written conclusions;
Interacts with management to plan, negotiate and coordinate complex written
findings.
·       
Presents
oral and written testimony on complex financial issues.
·       
Develops
or adapts new financial processes and procedures based upon changes in
corporate policies, laws and regulations or industry practices.
·       
Recommends
and develops regulations, policies, and procedures.
·       
Applied
Knowledge & Skills:
·       
Applies
expert knowledge of current federal, state and local government programs.
Applies expert level technical and administrative knowledge of the rules and
regulations in the subject area and defends analyses and recommendations
relating to a variety of issues.
·       
Has a
thorough knowledge of external regulations as well as internal corporate
policies and procedures.
·       
Proficient
knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control
Fundamentals.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the FHI 360 Senior Finance Officer job should hold a Bachelor’s
Degree or its International Equivalent.
·       
At least
eight years of progressively responsible accounting, finance and operational
management experience in a government contracting environment coupled with
internal control reviews.
·       
Excellent
oral and written communication skills.
·       
Excellent
quantitative and analytical skills.
·       
Strong
critical thinking and problem solving skills.
·       
Demonstrated
project and organizational skills.
·       
Ability
to analyze and interpret data, identify/resolve errors and prepare reports.
·       
Ability
to motivate and work well with others.
·       
Experience
applying U.S. Government grants, contracting and auditing standards as they
apply to effective management of multi-year funds
·       
Proven
experience in transferring knowledge into operational plan with clients
collaboration and sustainable buy- in.
·       
Substantial
experience using computerized financial information systems.
·       
Articulate,
professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients
and staff.
·       
Must be
able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language
as appropriate.
·       
Demonstrated
team leader experience in finance, auditing or accounting department preferred.
How to Apply:
All interested job
applicants should apply online at the link below.
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