JHUCCP Recruits Director of Financial Management and Operations In Uganda
Provide management and direction to project staffing development, implementation and maintenance and financial operating standards; and serve as the primary resource for all project field office staff regarding applicable local laws, USAID regulations and JHU policies which applies to JHUCCP Uganda activities.
- Supervise the day to day management of the project financial management system
- Prepare annual workplan budgets and track expenditures on a monthly basis, providing pipeline reports for the Chief of Party.
- Assist project staff in the competitive selection of contractors and in the development of contracts, agreements, and purchase orders.
- Track all JHUCCP sub-awards utilizing databases.
- Facilitate the capacity-building of project staff on JHUCCP and USAID policies and procedures.
- Supervise, on day-to-day basis, assistant finance staff members.
- Act as liaison with banking officials, assuring timely transactions and the receipt of banking information.
- Review or manage the review of quarterly financial reports and requests for funds from JHUCCP subcontractors and grantees.
- Work closely with JHU·CCP Baltimore for the approval and issuing of awards and payments to subcontractors.
- Review the QuickBooks transactions to ensure proper coding and usage of funds.
- Provide financial technical assistance to collaborating partners as required.
- Assist the project Chief of Party with JHUCCP personnel compliance; work with headquarters on salary increases, promotions, staff reductions, and other actions, as needed; serves as liaison with host country labor relations officials.
- Maintain a payroll system for tracking and validating salary amounts and fringe benefits.
- Maintain an effective time sheet system for tracking days worked, effort, and leave.
- Advise the Chief of Party on all matters regarding local laws including but not limited to tax payments, employment law, banking, procurement, and customs clearance.
- Perform other duties as required by the Chief of Party.
- Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other relevant field, or a Bachelor’s or certified accounting degree with 10 years experience
- Minimum eight years experience in administrative and financial management of large-scale, complex, international development assistance programs
- Demonstrated supervisory experience
- Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements
- Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets
- Proficient in QuickBooks, Excel, and databases
- Excellent communication skills both written and oral
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