Finance and Administration Director

Job Description

Title: Finance and Administration Director

Company Name: FHI 360

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor Degree or higher in management, business, accounting, finance, law, or another relevant subject.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 10 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ REPORTS TO : Chief of Party
∎ LOCATION : Bangladesh
∎ We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Finance and Administration Director for an anticipated multi-year USAID Bangladesh Community Nutrition Activity. This activity aims to improve the nutrition outcomes of pregnant and lactating women, and children less than five years old in Bangladesh. The Community Nutrition Activity will also address the inequitable nutrition outcomes of the most vulnerable segments of the population through a targeted community-health system strenghthning approach, which will support the country in achieving its Journey to Self-Reliance.
∎ This position is subject to project award, funding, and USAID approval and based out of Dhaka.
∎ The main function of the Finance and Administration Director will be to provide financial and administration oversight for all aspects of the project in accordance with USAID regulations. The individual will be responsible for budget forecasting, expenditure tracking, and financial analysis, as well as grant and contract management. S/he will manage, administer, and direct the control of the budget, and administrative and human resources functions. The individual will review and approve recommendations for financial planning and control and key administrative decisions, in concert with role on the senior management team. S/he will also develop and evaluate financial and operations management personnel to ensure the efficient and collaborative project support operations.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Responsible for all financial and administrative functions of the Activity, including the management of accounting and financial transactions, financial reporting, and management of daily Activity administration
∎ Lead the development of administrative and operations management systems and processes required to maintain project implementation, and ensure processes are compliant with USAID policies and regulations
∎ Reviews, provides input, and periodically updates operations, administrative, and financial office policy and protocols.
∎ Develops job descriptions for operational management positions and provides direct oversight to these personnel.
∎ Reviews and analyzes monthly financial reports regarding budgets- actual and forecast.
∎ Provides recommendations on financial projects and compliances and assists with development and management of internal financial audits.
∎ Participates and provides financial reporting for annual budget planning, pipeline analysis, audit reviews and assessments.
∎ 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.
∎ Reviews procurement requests and payment vouchers for purchasing of goods and services for program activities, ensuring 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 provide 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.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience in the areas of finance, accounting, operations management and/or contract management
∎ Strong understanding of and demonstrated capacity to manage financial systems and procedures of projects valued at least $15 million or more
∎ Experience working in the development sector and knowledge of USG or other international donor policies and procedures and management of donor funding and projects preferred
∎ Strong organizational, financial reporting, management and interpersonal skills
∎ Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, to prioritize and respond in a timely manner
∎ Demonstrated integrity and fidelity
∎ Advanced computer skills; knowledgeable in accounting software, MS Windows, Excel, and Word
∎ Fluency in oral and written English
∎ CPA Certification preferred

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 17 Apr 2021

Company Information:
∎ 4 Apr 2021
∎ FHI 360
∎ Business : FHI 360 is an international nonprofit working to improve the health and well-being of people in the United States and around the world. We team with governments and civil society to create jobs, educate children, provide lifesaving health care and bring about positive social change. We do this by using research and evidence to design and deliver programs that change behaviors, increase access to services and improve lives. Our staff of more than 4,000 professionals works in more than 60 countries around the world. Their diverse technical expertise and deep understanding of local conditions provide a 360-degree perspective that allows us to develop customized responses to the toughest human development challenges.

Category: NGO/Development