Finance and Administration Lead

Tanzania-Dar es Salaam
Job ID
18837
# 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: Finance and Administration Lead.

Description

The main function of the Finance and Administration Lead will be to provide financial and administration oversight for all aspects of the project in accordance with CDC regulations. The individual will be responsible for budget forecasting, expenditure tracking, and financial analysis, as well as grant and contract management.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Manages, prepares, administers and directs the control of the budget. Manages the activities of the financial analyst staff.
  • Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to executive or senior management team.
  • Assists with development and management of internal financial audits. May develop formal reporting system to communicate results of audit activities to management and regulatory compliance agencies.
  • Provides leadership and technical guidance for compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP). Knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) may also be required.
  • Experience in comprehensive management of business support and compliance functions in organizations funded via government, contracts and grants, foundation, and commercial sources.
  • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
  • Reviews and analyzes monthly financial reports regarding budgets- actual and forecast.
  • Provides recommendations and consuls with management on financial projects and compliances.
  • Participates and provides financial reporting for annual budget planning, audit reviews and assessments.
  • Engaged in the more critical and confidential aspects of financial analysis.
  • Duties require broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with a wide range of finance issues.
  • Works with confidential data, which if disclosed, might have significant internal and / or external effect.
  • Keeps abreast with the latest trends in financial accounting and mentors staff.
  • Builds and trains staff on financial policies and procedures, GAAP practices and client relationships.
  • Review procurement requests and payment vouchers for purchasing of goods and services and for program activities, and assure that all disbursements or reimbursements are made in compliance with FHI policy and applicable to donor rules and regulations.
  • Reviews security data with security manager and provides oversight and guidance in safety measures for all office staff.
  • Supervises the management of the office and encourages a collaborative, cohesive working environment.
  • Reviews implementing partner budgets for correctness and verify that budgets conform to FHI and donor regulations.
  • Provide administrative, financial, accounting and other technical assistance as required to FHI staff and/or implementing agency staff.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned by the Chief of Party.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or Related Field.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years related work experience, including 3 years in management and 3 years working at the corporate or organization level.
  • Past experience managing a financial analysis department is required.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate.
  • Prior work in a non-governmental organization (NGO).
  • Experience working with an international organization.
  • CPA Certification preferred.

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 an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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