Finance and Administration Manager for Emergency, DRC Ebola Response

  • Posted on 20 February 2019
  • Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Closing on 22 March 2019

Job Description

Job Summary:

FHI 360’s Crisis Response Team (CRT) is seeking a Finance Manager for an anticipated OFDA-funded emergency Ebola Response program in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. He/she will provide leadership and comprehensive management of business support and compliance functions for USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)- funded activities and technical guidance on Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP), GAS (Government Auditing Standards), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). He/she will develop financial risk management and control strategies; review and approve recommendations for financial planning and control,; and provide relevant fiscal information to the executive management team. In addition, the Finance Manager will develop and manage financial analysis models; develop and implement effective and efficient business processes and procedures; develop and manage internal financial audits; and develop a formal reporting system to communicate results of audit activities to management and regulatory compliance agencies. He/she also will manage the activities of the finance staff and select, develop, and evaluate personnel under their management to ensure the efficient operation of the program. The Finance Manager will report to the Response Coordinator for Ebola, and this position is expected to be based in North Kivu and Ituri provinces in DRC. . This position initially envisioned as a six month assignment with possibility of extension. This duty station has been designated as high risk or extreme risk and poses a heightened risk or direct threat to personal safety. Applicants should research this location and the associated risks before submitting an application.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent.


  • 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; fluency in French considered highly advantageous.
  • Experience working with an international organization or NGO.

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.

About the Organization

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 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

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