Senior Finance Officer, Country/Project Office Support

Thailand-Bangkok
Job ID
18812
# of Openings Remaining
1

About FHI 360

 
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Senior Finance Officer, Country/Project Office Support

 

Job Summary / Responsibilities

 

The incumbent of this position is responsible for leading on regional financial information including and strategic & technical advice to Project/Country Offices on overall subaward financial management and backstop assigned Project/Country Offices including providing guidance on all day-to-day financial operations, financial (donor) reporting, and budgeting.

 

  • Lead on APRO regional financial information such as revenue forecasts, KPI quarterly reports, and other ad-hoc financial management reports.
  • Lead on subaward management for APRO region including projects start-up, pre-award assessment, subawardee annual budget, and projects close-out.
  • Coordinating with Project/Country Offices on subaward management new initiatives, focal point for subaward tracking system, and consolidating regional subaward financial reports.
  • Provide training and support Project/Country Offices in designing trainings to subawardees on FHI360 financial procedures and donor’s rules and regulations.
  • Backstop Project/Country Offices that are assigned within APRO region by providing overall financial advice including financial performance, risks and compliance, and audits.
  • Works closely with Project/Country Offices to ensure quality and timely financial reporting such as Month-end closing, Expenditures tracking and Pipeline analysis, and Donor financial reports
  • Prepares and/or reviews Project/Country Offices in their annual budget process to be consistent and in compliance with FHI 360 and donor requirements.
  • Monitors and reviews Project/Country Offices cash flow requests and submits to HQ to process cash transfers.
  • Capacity building plan with Project/Country Offices by trainings, regular meetings, and site visits.
  • Conducts an orientation program to Project/Country Offices on FHI 360 financial system, policies and procedures, subaward management, and other financial related matters.
  • Coordinates with Program Management Unit and other departments to ensure Project/Country Offices to ensure sound financial and operational management.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

CONTRIBUTION:

  • Consolidating regional financial information such as revenue forecasts, KPI quarterly reports, and other ad-hoc financial management reports.
  • Focal point on all subaward management matters for APRO region including projects start-up, pre-award assessment, subawardee annual budget, and projects close-out.
  • Provide training and support Project/Country Offices in designing trainings to subawardees on FHI360 financial procedures and donor’s rules and regulations.
  • Backstop Project/Country Offices that are assigned within APRO region by providing overall financial advice including financial performance, risks and compliance, and audits.
  • Review/prepare monthly financial reports, donor reports, and other financial reports (e.g. burn rate, and pipeline analysis) from Project/Country Finance and submit to HQ/donors.
  • Provide training and orientation on all financial related matters to Project/Country offices as necessary.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance, minimum 5 years of combined accounting / budgeting management experience or Master’s degree and 1-3 years of experience
  • Experience must reflect knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above.
  • Experience with international NGO preferred.

 

EXPERTISE AND COMPLEXITY:

 

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.
  • Budget monitoring and general ledger skills.
  • Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software, database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.
  • Follow-up request in an efficient manner
  • Report to supervisor on variance and status on regular basis
  • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and demanding schedules to deliver high quality results on time
  • Flexible approach to working hours and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work in, and contribute, to team building environment.

 

TYPE AND NATURE OF CONTACTS:

  • Interact with others and resolve problem situations with tact, external contacts.


WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to travel (domestically and internationally) as needed up to a 40%, including weekend.

 

NOTE:  Applicant must be eligible to work in Thailand. No expatriate benefits or allowances provided.

  

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.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.
 
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.

 

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