Finance and Administrative Director – Uganda Integrated Child and Youth Development

  • Posted on 9 August 2019
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • Closing on 8 September 2019

Job Description

FHI 360 currently is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Finance and Administrative Director on the anticipated USAID-funded Uganda Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity. The Finance and Administrative Director will lead the overall financial activities of the project, including the accounting, invoicing, contracts management, procurement, and administrative activities, and will ensure that adequate and appropriate internal controls are in place, in compliance with USAID, PEPFAR, and FHI 360 policies and procedures.

Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Essential Job Functions: Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the overall financial activities of the project, including the accounting, invoicing, contracts management, procurement, and administrative activities
  • Manage all bookkeeping, bank accounts and cash flow, and project funds for the appropriate execution of the project
  • Track project expenses and prepare monthly financial reports and annual budget projections to ensure full compliance, in accordance with USAID and PEPFAR rules and regulations
  • Develop and manage internal financial audits
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance and efficiency with government regulations
  • Approve procurement requests and manage financial tools used for reporting program expenditures, in compliance with regulatory requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) in business administration, finance, accounting, or other relevant field, from an accredited university
  • At least six years of experience in financial and/or operational management of complex and large-scale international development assistance programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and/or experiences in accounting, financial planning and management, and procurement
  • Experience in financial management of USAID-funded projects preferred; grant and contract management experience is a must
  • Prior experience and knowledge of financial management in compliance with PEPFAR policies and procedures

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.

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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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