Saturday, April 8, 2017

IntraHealth,Director, Financial Management and Operations Jobs in Rwanda



Director, Financial Management and Operations
SUMMARY OF ROLE
IntraHealth seeks a Director, Financial Management and Operations for an upcoming USAID  Rwandan Health Service Delivery Activity (RSDA) tender. The purpose of RSDA is to improve the health of Rwandan families through the delivery of high quality integrated family health services (e.g., maternal, newborn, and child health and also family planning and malaria), strengthening of the public and private sector to deliver these services, and b
y creating demand for high quality services.
The Director, Financial Management and Operations is a key member of IntraHealth’s project leadership team, reporting to the Chief of Party.  This position is responsible for providing fiscal leadership in the implementation of the five-year RDSA project, ensuring the project can effectively and responsibly use USAID resources to meet project goals. The Director, Financial Management and Operations 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. This position will be the principal financial representative of the project as well as coordinate the financial and administrative and HR functions and support to project zones. This position is expected to develop the project financial plan, to include monitoring and reporting systems that meet USG requirements and to manage contracting activities.  The Director will manage all procurement and contracts/subcontract administration activities and assure compliance with organizational and donor policies. 
This position will report to the Chief of Party and will collaborate closely with US-based staff from the IntraHealth Chapel Hill office.
 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Establish 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
  • Develop project procurement plan and ensure proper procurement policies and guidelines are followed when purchasing project supplies and equipment
  • Manage all banking transactions, including the use of mobile money
  • Maintain payroll system including tracking benefits and allowances, ensuring compliance with all applicable taxes and tax reporting
  • Oversee preparation of all vouchers and checks for approved core office expenditures
  • Prepare and submit monthly financial reports to headquarters in North Carolina
  • Manage cash flow—including preparing and submitting funds requests to headquarters
  • Maintain general ledger and balance sheets
  • Prepare budget variance reports on monthly basis
  • Maintain asset inventory and reports for project
  • Manage organizational risk and liability, particularly related to ensuring compliance with all relevant USAID regulations and local laws
  • Conduct analyses of financial data to inform project management
  • Provide strategic guidance and assistance in problem-solving to project leadership
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters Degree strongly preferred, in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other relevant field of study.  Professional qualification in CPA or ACCA will be an added advantage
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience managing, in increasing roles of responsibility, finance, procurement, contracts management, construction, logistics and/or human resource related matters 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
  • Extensive knowledge of US and Rwandan government laws and regulations
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English, and ability to negotiate with partners and USAID
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in team-based environment, supervise a professional team and ability to interact with a variety of technical, clinical and other specialists
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel and accounting software
  • Proficiency using online financial systems and databases
  • Excellent personal integrity and confidentiality
Qualifications Education Required
Bachelors or better in Accounting or related field.
Preferred
Masters or better in Business Management or related field.

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