Business Official /Associate Director – Finance & Administration
Zambia, Full Time
FHI 360 is currently seeking for qualified candidates for an anticipated PEPFAR-funded technical assistance project in Zambia. The project will help the govt of Zambia with the achievement of National 95-95-95 targets and other HIV related targets also as support the Government’s capacity to effectively manage all aspects of HIV service delivery in selected Provinces in Zambia.
The Business Official /Associate Director – Finance and Administration will formulate and maintain sound financial management practices and make sure that the project is compliant with the FHI 360 and CDC acquisition and agreement procedures, rules and regulations. The qualified candidate will be stationed in Eastern Province and can report back to the PI. KEY
Provide leadership to finance and operations aspects of the project, including general administrative processes, financial management, accounting, and logistics Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and monetary control procedures for financial, subaward and operations aspects of project Ensure compliance of monetary and operations systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, donor rules and regulation, award requirements, and Government of Zambia laws Develop, analyze and monitoring program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets and advise senior leadership regularly on financial and operations-related matters Manage project procurement processes Provide technical assistance, as needed, to local partners other project stakeholders on financial compliance and reporting Prepare and submit annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports to CDC Contribute to the event of high-quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and the other reports required by CDC Liaise with internal and external auditors within the review of project financial management Supports performance management and professional development of direct reports, including ongoing feedback, coaching, and career support. Any other duties as assigned. Minimum requirements standards: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree. Preference given to academic degree or higher in accounting, finance, business administration or related field is required; or a bachelor’s accounting degree with 9-11 years’ experience; Minimum of 9 years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility in designing, implementing, managing, and leading administrative and financial management, Including building capacity in financial management of community-based organizations and implementing partners on large public health programs involving multiple partners, stakeholders, and geographic target areas in Zambia Prior experience as a Finance Director/Business Official or senior leadership role at an identical level of a PEPFAR or CDC-funded project is required Strong knowledge of USG rules and regulations for grants and contracts is required Impeccable knowledge in generally-accepted accounting, budgeting and monetary control principles Demonstrated experience, skills and skill to develop and cling to high-level budgets of up to many million dollars encompassing multiple program areas spread across large geographies Strong skills in accounting software systems, standard applications in MS Office and database spreadsheets Strong writing and public speaking skills in English Demonstrated ability to figure independently, manage a high-volume work flow, adhere to timelines also on lead and work collaboratively with others Develop and maintain sound professional relationships among project staff, partners, host government agencies, donors and other stakeholders Ability to undertake extensive local travel, and a few international travel as assigned. This job posting summarizes the most duties of the work. It neither prescribes nor restricts the precise tasks which will be assigned to hold out these duties. This document shouldn’t be construed in any thanks to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the proper to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 is an civil right and social action employer whereby we don’t engage in practices that discriminate against a person employed or seeking employment supported race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, identity, national or ethnic origin, age, legal status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or the other characteristic protected under applicable law. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to form a positive difference for others — and yourself. Please click here to continue searching FHI 360’s Career Portal.