FHI 360 Director of Finance and Administration Jobs in Uganda

FHI 360 Director of Finance and Administration Jobs in Uganda


The Director of Finance and Administration will be responsible for financial and administrative aspects of the anticipated Social and Behavior Change for Transformation (SBC4T) Project including budget development and monitoring, prime award monitoring and compliance, sub-award management, procurement, and logistics.

The Director of Finance and Administration will be responsible for financial and administrative aspects of the anticipated Social and Behavior Change for Transformation (SBC4T) Project including budget development and monitoring, prime award monitoring and compliance, sub-award management, procurement, and logistics.

The Director of Finance and Administration will establish and maintain sound financial management practices and ensure the project’s compliance with FHI 360 and USAID procedures, rules and regulations.

The position will be based in Kampala, Uganda and will report to the COP. This position is contingent upon funder approval of key personnel and availability of funds.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to finance, operations, and administration aspects of the project, including general administrative processes, financial management, sub-award management, accounting, and logistics
  • Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial, sub-award and operations aspects of project
  • Ensure compliance of financial and operations systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulation, award requirements, and GOU laws
  • Develop, analyze, and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets
  • Manage project procurement processes
    Advise senior leadership regularly on financial and operations-related matters
  • Provide technical assistance, as needed, to local partners on financial compliance and reporting
  • Prepare and submit annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports to USAID
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial management
    Supervise other project-based administrative, finance, procurement, administrative, and contract and grants staff
  • Manage teams across locations and team members, and ensure a ‘one project’ approach
  • Ensure the team’s efforts are coordinated and conducted in accordance to plans

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant or ACCA
    10 years of experience in financial management of US government assistance programs of similar size, complexity, and setting
  • Expertise in US government cost principles, rules, and regulations, and applying these in project decision-making
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting and working with project technical staff to ensure resources are used efficiently and to accurately account for expenditures
  • Demonstrated experience in managing sub-grants, including risk assessment, and working with host government entities as grantees
  • Exceptional skills in automated accounting systems and use of Excel spreadsheets
  • Excellent record of accurate and on-time reporting to donor agencies
  • Knowledge in generally-accepted accounting, budgeting, and fiscal control principles
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets
  • Experience working as a member of high performance team
  • Experience building financial management capacity among 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, and a 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
  • This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
  • This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
  • FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance.
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  • The Director of Finance and Administration will establish and maintain sound financial management practices and ensure the project’s compliance with FHI 360 and USAID procedures, rules and regulations.
  • The position will be based in Kampala, Uganda and will report to the COP. This position is contingent upon funder approval of key personnel and availability of funds.

    Job Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to finance, operations, and administration aspects of the project, including general administrative processes, financial management, sub-award management, accounting, and logistics
  • Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial, sub-award and operations aspects of project
  • Ensure compliance of financial and operations systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulation, award requirements, and GOU laws
  • Develop, analyze, and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets
  • Manage project procurement processes
    Advise senior leadership regularly on financial and operations-related matters
  • Provide technical assistance, as needed, to local partners on financial compliance and reporting
  • Prepare and submit annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports to USAID
    Contribute to the development of high-quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial management
    Supervise other project-based administrative, finance, procurement, administrative, and contract and grants staff
  • Manage teams across locations and team members, and ensure a ‘one project’ approach
  • Ensure the team’s efforts are coordinated and conducted in accordance to plans

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant or ACCA
    10 years of experience in financial management of US government assistance programs of similar size, complexity, and setting
  • Expertise in US government cost principles, rules, and regulations, and applying these in project decision-making
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting and working with project technical staff to ensure resources are used efficiently and to accurately account for expenditures
  • Demonstrated experience in managing sub-grants, including risk assessment, and working with host government entities as grantees
  • Exceptional skills in automated accounting systems and use of Excel spreadsheets
  • Excellent record of accurate and on-time reporting to donor agencies
  • Knowledge in generally-accepted accounting, budgeting, and fiscal control principles
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets
  • Experience working as a member of high performance team
  • Experience building financial management capacity among 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, and a 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
  • This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
  • This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 19th November,2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Director of Finance and Administration Jobs in Uganda

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