FHI 360 Manager Finance & Sub-recipient Capacity Building Jobs in South Africa

FHI 360 Manager Finance & Sub-recipient Capacity Building Jobs in South Africa

Finance & Sub-recipient Capacity Building Manager

Under the supervision of Director Finance, Operations & G&C, the Finance & Sub-recipient Capacity Building Manager will manage the sub-recipient monitoring aspects of all the sub-recipients under the project as well as liaise with the other finance functions to ensure compliance, and effective internal controls are in place.


  • Sub-recipient Compliance and Risk management
  • Ensure there is an existing and efficient risk assessments/reassessment process and mitigation of risk profiles for sub-recipients
  • Management of sub-recipient monitoring schedules based on risk and ensuring the tracking of mitigating support as well as corrective actions taken
  • Management and monitoring of all program cost share including grantee cost share plans and ensuring timely resolution and compliance of grantee cost share obligations
  • Management of a seamless pre-award management process including management capacity assessments, award negotiations and cost analysis
  • Coordinate with the compliance team on fraud related investigations and resolution at sub-recipient level
  • Management and coordination of sub-recipient budget to actual analysis’ sessions with the technical/program teams
  • Ensure timely and efficient close out of sub-recipients on the financial management side
  • Sub-recipient Capacity Development Support and mentoring
  • Coordinate financial management assessments of grantees and identifying grantees’ financial management training needs
  • Developing Internal controls and financial management technical assistance plans for grantees in areas such as financial control systems, procurement procedures, and compliance with US government funding regulations
  • Management of financial capacity development plans for all sub-recipients and ensuring required mentoring is conducted
  • Coordinate the onsite and offsite financial management technical assistance plans for all sub-recipients
  • Ensure practical mentoring sessions are conducted and documented based on financial capacity development initiatives undertaken for sub-recipients
  • Coordinate the development and revisions of relevant finance related training materials, tools and resources for sub-recipients as well as facilitating the relevant training sessions
    Sub-recipient Financial Review Process
  • Oversee the review of sub-recipient financial reports and cost share reports applying accounting and auditing principles as well as USG rules and regulations.
  • Management of timely sub-recipient advance and liquidation process
  • Coordination between departments to ensure sub-recipient questioned costs are addressed on a timely fashion
  • Ensure SFR, OCIA, internal control and other systemic findings are addressed and fixed on a timely fashion

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or Commerce (Chartered Accountant will be an added advantage)
  • Minimum 8 years relevant experience working in an NGO environment with at least 3-5 years’ experience in managing a finance department
  • Significant experience and knowledge of U.S. Government grants, contracting and auditing standards.
  • Experience in sub-recipient monitoring and capacity development.
  • Strong analytical and organization skills with ability to establish priorities and pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to undertake training of CBOs and NGOs in the financial management sector
  • Knowledge of GAAP, budget development skills, fiscal control theory practices and general ledger skills.
  • Relevant software skills including automated accounting software, database spreadsheets and other related Management Information Systems.
  • 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.
  • Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 29th July 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Manager Finance & Sub-recipient Capacity Building Jobs in South Africa

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