URC Director of Finance and Administration - Proposal Jobs in Uganda
URC Director of Finance and Administration - Proposal Jobs in UgandaUniversity Research Co., LLC (URC)
URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide.
With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems.
Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families.
In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.
Roles and Responsibilities
Provide oversight for financial and administrative operations for a field-based project:
Oversee all financial and administrative processes, including: budgeting, inventory management, logistics, fleet management, forecasting.
Ensure compliance with URC and USAID policies, regulations and procedures.
Work with key URC staff, contractors and USAID staff to ensure full compliance with local laws. SHARES
Collaborate closely with technical managers and the Chief of Party to plan for expenses and to track expenditures against annual work plans and project budgets.
Work with the COP to ensure efficient functioning of administrative and financial processes and maintain adequate internal control.
Maintain and train staff on standard operating procedures manual for the project that is compliant with URC policies and procedures and country-specific laws, policies, and labor practices.
Work with technical and support staff to ensure smooth administrative and financial processes.
Support financial team to prepare complete and accurate financial reports, cash projections, wire requests with supporting documentation and approvals for on time submission.
Support the preparation and submission of contractual deliverables.
Supervise finance and administrative personnel.
Support the recruitment and onboarding of new staff and ensure maintenance of complete and accurate personnel files.
Assist COP in all logistical coordination in compliance with donor regulations and company policies and procedures.
Masters Level Degree in Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance or other relevant field, or a bachelors and closely related equivalent experience.
10 years' or more experience in financial management of large international projects.
10 years' or more experience leading and managing the financial and administrative aspects of large multi-partner USAID projects.
Knowledge of and experience applying relevant USG financial and administrative rules and regulations.
Experience overseeing financial activities, human resources, knowledge in subcontracting, and sub recipient procedures; and project management, including procurement, budget development, accounting, and grants management as it pertains to the overarching project.
Proven success working in team environment with program staff on a multi-site project.
Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access plus working knowledge of accounting and procurement software
(particularly QuickBooks) is preferable.
Knowledge and/or experience with public health programs, in developing countries.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; URC Director of Finance and Administration - Proposal Jobs in Uganda
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