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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Director of Finance and Administration Job at FHI 360 - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Director of Finance and Administration

Jobs at:
FHI 360

Deadline of this Job:
12th April 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Summary
Date Posted: 8th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 2000000 , Minimum: 1400000 , Maximum: 6000000 , Period: MONTH
JOB DETAILS:
2. DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
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 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
• Advise senior leadership regularly on financial and operations-related matters
• Provide technical assistance, as needed, to local partners on financial compliance and reporting
• Supervise other project-based administrative, finance, procurement, administrative, and contract and grants staff

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or related field, Certified Public Accountant or ACCA
• Ten 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
• Excellent record of accurate and on-time reporting to donor agencies
• Knowledge in generally-accepted accounting, budgeting, and fiscal control principles, experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets
• Experience building financial management capacity among community-based organizations and implementing partners

Job application procedure
Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV including salary requirements/expectations by email to: uganda-info@fhi360.org not later than Friday, 12th April 2019. Please indicate the title of the position in the email subject line.

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