QED Group, LLC Director of Finance and Administration Jobs in Uganda

QED Group, LLC Director of Finance and Administration Jobs in Uganda

Job Details:

  • QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions.

  • Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

    Project Background

  • The USAID/Uganda Learning Activity (ULA) is a five-year activity implemented by QED to further strengthen USAID/Uganda performance and improve the performance of its implementing partners, with a focus on collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA), in order to enhance the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development. The ULA will achieve this through three objectives:

    • Collaboration: Strengthened collaboration, both internally and with external stakeholders, enables USAID to better leverage expertise, learning and resources; and deepens local ownership.

    • Learning: Systematic learning, through applied research, monitoring and evaluation, informs and improves the relevance, quality and cost- effectiveness of programs and operations.

    • Performing: Adaptive management of program implementation and meta-level interventions to improve the quality of USAID program outcomes.

  • The Director of Finance and Administration will Provide overall financial and administrative leadership, coordination and support to ensure an effective and efficient operating platform for the project. Responsible for ensuring the integrity and usefulness of the Contractor financial systems: facilitating the Contractor's internal administrative operations; ensuring that the Contractor meets USAID/Uganda programmatic, financial and other reporting requirements; and for delivering the "performance" sub-result, related to providing USAID with logistical and other services.


    • Oversees the day-to-day field office financial management, accounting and operations.

    • Helps design and implement policies and procedures for achieving project efficiencies.

    • Supervises financial and administrative staff, as required.

    • Oversees recruitment, vetting, hiring and orientation of new staff, as required.

    • Maintains and manages field office accounts, in coordination with QED headquarters (HQ).

    • Prepares and tracks project budgets and budget projections.

    • Reviews vouchers and payment requests, including proper back-up documentation to ensure compliance with QED policies
    and procedures and USAID rules and regulations.

    • Oversees procurement and inventory management of project supplies, services, and other items in accordance with USAID rules and regulations.

    • Ensures timely payments to staff, consultants, and vendors.

    • Calculates and issues payroll; calculates and submits payroll taxes to the proper Ugandan authorities.

    • Maintains complete, accurate and timely financial records in compliance with USAID and QED policies and procedures; prepares and submits monthly financial reports as directed by QED headquarters in timely manner.

    • Maintains and oversees internal controls with direction from Director of Finance and Compliance in HQ.

    • Prepares estimates of monthly cash requirements and submits to QED Project Management.

    • Coordinates with QED’s local legal and accounting advisors; serves as liaison between local external auditing authorities and QED headquarters.

    • Treasury management, including daily supervision of cash position and accounts and petty cash.

    • Management of field office financial filing system (both paper and electronic), in coordination with QED,

    • Oversee smooth project close-out in compliance with contract terms and USAID regulations.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field or a Certified Public or Chartered Accounting qualification (Note: Education requirements are a preference and are highly desired).

    • A minimum of ten years of experience managing, in increasing roles of responsibility, finance, procurement, contracts management, construction, logistics and/or human resource related matters for international development activities of similar dollar value.

    • Demonstrated supervisory experience.

    • Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements.

    • Experience in managing donor funded procurements and subcontracts/grants.

  • Experience in Months: 120

  • Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; QED Group, LLC Director of Finance and Administration Jobs in Uganda

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