Finance and Administration (F&A) Director

at IntraHealth International
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted October 1, 2022
Category Accounting
Audit
Finance
Management
NGO
Job Type Contract
Currency UGX

Description

Job Summary

IntraHealth is seeking a Finance and Administration (F&A) Director for the upcoming USAID Uganda Health Activity (UHA). The project’s goals are to support the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) to increase the survival and well-being of vulnerable populations and improve overall health system resilience in priority districts. UHA will achieve this goal through: 1) Improved access to and use of quality maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH); family planning (FP)/reproductive health (RH); nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) health services at community- and health facility-levels; 2) Enhanced local ownership and leadership for sustainable health outcomes; and 3) Strengthened health systems at the regional-, district-, facility-, and community-levels.

The F&A Director will report to the COP and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of budgeting, financial management, and reporting; sub-award management and procurements; human resources management; asset management; logistics; and prime award compliance with terms and conditions of the award. This individual will be responsible for managing the cooperative agreement budget and preparing financial reports for submission to USAID. The F&A Director will also ensure funds expended are compliant with USG regulations and policies. This individual will ensure systems and processes are implemented effectively to support implementation of the award, including fraud and risk mitigation practices.

This position is contingent upon award and approval by USAID.

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 as well as to ensure cost efficiencies.
  • Provide strategic guidance and assistance in problem-solving to project leadership.

Requirements

  • Professional certification (CPA or ACCA).
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in financial and administrative management for large donor-funded development projects (>$30M of total award size).
  • Experience managing donor-funded sub-awards and subcontractors and procurements.
  • Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements.
  • Experience in risk management and implementation of internal controls.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language.

Preferred

  • Master’s degree or other in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Expertise and experience in one or more areas: operations, human resources, logistics, or IT.
  • Experience in developing/managing small grants programs
  • Experience with QuickBooks or similar accounting software

Why Join IntraHealth?

IntraHealth International is a global health nonprofit that has worked for over 40 years in more than 100 countries. We improve the performance of health workers and strengthen the systems in which they work so that everyone everywhere has the health care they need to thrive.

IntraHealth’s programs generate long-term social and economic impact to keep communities around the world healthy, strong, and prosperous. And our dynamic staff are passionate about global health and committed to excellence.

Join us. The future of global health starts here.

Summary Of Benefits

IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package. We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

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