Jobs at:IntraHealth International
Deadline of this Job:
16 January 2023
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
IntraHealth International is currently seeking a Finance Director for an upcoming project in Rwanda. The activity seeks to accelerate reductions in maternal, newborn, and child morbidity and mortality by partnering with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) to strengthen the capacity of host-country institutions and local organizations to improve equitable access and utilization of high-quality, evidence-based, and respectful public health services. Focus areas include maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (MNCAH); family planning (FP) and reproductive health (RH); and malaria prevention and treatment.
The Finance Director is a key member of the project leadership team, responsible for providing fiscal leadership, ensuring the project can effectively and responsibly use USAID resources to meet projects goals. The role is responsible for the financial systems of the project, including project budgeting, financial monitoring, meeting legal, auditing, and contractual responsibilities, and coordinating with state financial officers. The Finance Director is the principal financial representative for country office and coordinates financial support to project zones. The Director develops project financial plans, to include monitoring and reporting systems that meet USG requirements and manages contracting activities. The position also manages all administrative and procurement activities and assure compliance with organizational and donor policies. This position reports to the Chief of Party and collaborates closely with technical team and US-based staff from the IntraHealth Chapel Hill office.
• Establish or strengthen accounting and financial systems for the project in compliance with USAID regulations and IntraHealth policies and procedures.
• Document, maintain, and ensure compliance with updated finance and administration policies for entire project.
• Prepare and submit monthly financial reports to headquarters in North Carolina.
• Maintain general ledger and balance sheets and manage cash flow, including preparing and submitting funds requests to headquarters.
• Prepare budget variance reports with projections for program year on monthly basis and work with program team to ensure timely spending.
• Develop project procurement plans and ensure proper procurement policies and guidelines are followed when purchasing project supplies and equipment.
• Maintain payroll system including tracking benefits and allowances, ensuring compliance with all applicable taxes and tax reporting.
• Manage organizational risk and liability, particularly related to ensuring compliance with all relevant USAID regulations and local laws.
• Masters’ degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or other relevant fields of study. Professional qualification in CPA or ACCA will be an added advantage.
• Minimum 10 years’ experience managing finance teams, in increasing roles of responsibility, finance, procurement, contracts management for international development activities of similar dollar value ($50 million), with a strong preference for USAID cooperative agreements and contracts.
• Familiar with USG financial reporting and compliance regulations and the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
• Demonstrated ability to set up and maintain accounting and financial management systems and ability to build and review budgets.
• Experience in managing donor funded procurements and subcontracts/grants.
• Demonstrated expertise in setting up and enforcing systems to prevent fraud, abuse, and waste of donor and organizational resources.
• In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel and accounting software.
• Excellent personal integrity and confidentiality.
• Proficiency in Kinyarwanda and English, French will be an advantage."
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 60
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
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