NOTE: This position is contingent upon donor funding. South African Nationals are encouraged to apply.
PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.
PATH seeks a Director of Finance and Administration for a large, upcoming USAID-funded HIV/AIDS service delivery bid seeking to scale up efforts to attain 90-90-90 targets in South Africa.
- Oversee project operations including human resources, logistics, procurement, subcontracts, grants and accounting/finance.
- Establish financial systems and policies for the project that are in compliance with USAID contracting requirements and PATH’s standard financial practices.
- Contribute to the development of annual work plans and develop annual and monthly project budgets.
- Advise project staff on USAID requirements and provide training on financial management, record keeping, operational systems, and policies as needed.
- Develop and monitor budgets for the project.
- Analyze project expenses, including partner financial reports, on a monthly and quarterly basis.
- Prepare monthly invoices and quarterly financial reports, including projections and forecasting.
- Coordinate input for the annual budgeting process with the Chief of Party and partners.
- Ensure preparation and submission of complete and accurate financial reports and cash requests to PATH HQ and USAID.
- Maintain effective linkages between technical components, grants and finance and administrative functions within the project.
- Maintain project accounts in accordance with PATH policy and prepare all documentation for accounting and audits.
- Ensure project expenditures are in accordance with the approved budget, project contract, and USAID policies and cost.
- Develop and manage project budget and pipeline to ensure the project operates within the approved obligation and budget.
- Monitor monthly financial performance in relation to budgets and forecasts, obligated funds, commitments, and advances to subcontractors.
- Provide detailed analysis of costs, budgets, contract, and funding agency requirements as needed.
Required Skills & Experience:
- A Master’s Degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related degree is required.
- 10 years of experience managing finance for large USAID funded contracts of $50M
- Demonstrated knowledge and skills in accounting, financial management, and procurement is required.
- Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience with USAID regulations and control systems. Familiarity with Federal and USAID Acquisition Regulations under 2 CFR is required.
- Excellent management, communication, and organization skills are essential. Strong analytical and computer skills, especially spreadsheet and financial
- Demonstrated of management of partner budgets and contracts, ability to build relationships.
- Ability to manage diverse team and work with technical staff.
Must have legal authorization to work in South Africa.
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
About the Organization
PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organization, we save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.