Finance Jobs – Director, Financial Management and Operations at FHI 360

Job Ref: F&A/CHC/2012
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About FHI 360:
FHI 360 is a leading global development organization dedicated to improving lives around the world. Our professional staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
FHI 360 is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions for an anticipated five-year USAID/Uganda funded health communication project. Availability of these positions is contingent upon issuance of a USAID Request for Applications (RFA)/Request for proposals (RFP), and selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval. These positions will be based in Kampala.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Overall financial management and administration of the activity.
·         Provide monitoring and financial oversight to strategic and local partners who are recipients ol project funds
·         Provide technical assistance In financial, accounting and administrative matters relating to the implementation of the project.
·         Review capacity of implementing partners on a regular basis and provide appropriate training to build their capacity.
·         Conduct periodic site-visits to partners to review their financial records and internal control systems.
·         Provide project management with periodic financial and management reports for the project.
·         Prepare donor reports including quarterly financial reports, pipeline and accruals report.
·         Liaise with external and internal auditors in the review of country operations and the control environment.
·         Ensure procurement process is compliant to FHI 360 policies and donor regulations.
·         Supervise the finance and administration staff.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other relevant field, or a Bachelor’s or certified accounting degree with 10 years’ experience
·         Minimum eight years’ experience in administrative and financial management of large-scale, complex, international development assistance programs
·         Demonstrated supervisory experience
·         Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements
·         Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets
·         Proficient in relevant computer applications and databases.
·         Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow;
·         Experience working with an international organization will be an added advantage
How to apply:
FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV including salary requirements to: The Associate Director, Finance and Administration, Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 5768, Kampala, UGANDA or by email to: not later than December 17th, 2012. Please specify the Job Ref Number indicated alongside the position.

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