Palladium Director of Finance and Administration - Ethiopia Quality Health Care Jobs in Ethiopia

Palladium Director of Finance and Administration - Ethiopia Quality Health Care Jobs in Ethiopia

Company Overview:

  • About Palladium - Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world's most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people's lives.

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

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    Company Profile

  • Palladium is a global leader in the design, development, and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities, and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental, and financial benefits.

  • For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

    Position Overview

  • Palladium is seeking an experienced Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) for an anticipated USAID project that aims to support Ethiopia’s health sector in planning, implementing, regulating, institutionalizing, and sustaining the quality improvement efforts in the country for improved client satisfaction and health service utilization to improve health outcomes.

  • The DFA will oversee operational and financial components of program implementation; manage the establishment and use of robust systems for financial management; and ensure program operations are compliant with Palladium and USAID policies and principles. The postholder will also oversee provision of business planning, management, and other development support and capacity building to parties engaged through
    the program. This position will be based in Addis Ababa and is contingent upon award.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage all project finances to ensure effective use of resources to achieve project objectives in compliance with all donor requirements.

  • Ensure completeness of financial, procurement, and HR records retention and security.

  • Ensure financial monitoring systems provide timely and relevant reports to Palladium staff, including analysis and tracking of grant commitments (i.e., cash advances), cash flow forecasts, obligations, awards, and liquidations, to support efficient and accountable implementation.

  • Design and implement systems and procedures in compliance with Palladium standards, including systems and procedures to mitigate risks.

  • Ensure that corrective action plans approved by Palladium in response to external or internal audits and other monitoring reviews are implemented as planned and scheduled.

  • Monitor annual budget and financial projections and develop realistic financial forecasts for proper project planning.

  • Oversee proper human resources management, from recruitment, staff policy development, and care for general staff well-being

  • Supervise, mentor and train relevant staff ensuring team members have the appropriate skill levels for their positions and are developing to their full capacity; conduct trainings for other personnel as needed, on efficient, effective financial and internal control systems, budget analysis, as well as policy and procedure awareness and compliance.

    Position Requirements

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or any other relevant field. Professional qualification in CPA or ACCA will be an added advantage.

  • Experience managing, in increasing roles of responsibility, finance, procurement, contracts management, logistics, safety and security, and/or human resource related matters for international development activities.

  • Demonstrated familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements.

  • Extensive experience managing USAID contracts of $10 million or more per year dollar value.

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices and terminology as well as principles and accepted procedures associated with USAID regulations is highly desirable.

  • Demonstrated ability to set up and maintain accounting and financial management systems and ability to build and review budgets.

  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English, and ability to negotiate with partners and USAID.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in team-based environment, supervise a professional team and ability to interact with a variety of technical, clinical, and other specialists.

  • Proficiency using online financial systems and databases; and excellent personal integrity and confidentiality.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium Director of Finance and Administration - Ethiopia Quality Health Care Jobs in Ethiopia

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