Sep 212016

Organization: FHI 360
Country: Zambia
Closing date: 20 Oct 2016

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 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Manager, Finance


The CDC Zambia project is an anticipated CDC-funded project to assist in achieving epidemic control in Zambia by 2022 by developing an integrated bio-behavioral surveillance system (IBBSS) among key populations (KP), identifying barriers to HIV services for KPs, and increasing access to and use of those services.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

• Manages, prepares, administers and directs the control of the budget. Manages the activities of the financial analyst staff. Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to executive or senior management team. Assists with development and management of internal financial audits. May develop formal reporting system to communicate results of audit activities to management and regulator y compliance agencies. 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. Experience in comprehensive management of business support and compliance functions in organizations funded via government, contracts and grants, foundation, and commercial sources. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
• Reviews and analyzes monthly financial reports regarding budgets- actual and forecast.
• Provides recommendations and consuls with management on financial projects and compliances.
• Participates and provides financial reporting for annual budget planning, audit reviews and assessments.
• Engaged in the more critical and confidential aspects of financial analysis.
• Duties require broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with a wide range of finance issues.
• Works with confidential data, which if disclosed, might have significant internal and / or external effect.
• Keeps abreast with the latest trends in financial accounting and mentors staff.
• Builds and trains staff on financial policies and procedures, GAAP practices and client relationships.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent – Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or Related Field.
• 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; fluent in host country language as appropriate.
• Prior work in a non-governmental organization (NGO).
• Experience working with an international organization.
CPA Certification preferred.
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.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360’s Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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