Finance & Operations Director - Ethiopia
Project Concern International
About the organization
PCI’s mission is to empower people to enhance health, end hunger, overcome hardship and advance women & girls.
The Finance & Operations Director (FOD) is responsible for the financial management of PCI in Ethiopia. This position is responsible for the direct supervision of the finance, procurement and logistics teams. The FOD, in close coordination with PCI departments, ensures that internal control procedures are followed and PCI, US government and other donors’ requirements for financial management, compliance, and accounting, budget planning, monitoring and reporting are fully met in a timely manner.
The position is contingent on funding of an anticipated multi-million dollar, US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project in Ethiopia that will improve resilience to enhance food security and inclusive economic growth for lowland pastoral communities.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Strategic Finance Management
Collaborate with program managers and Country Director (CD) for strategic program-finance linkages by providing timely analytics and guidance
Ensure optimal functioning of finance and operational systems by continuously improving them (or introducing new systems), pre-empting challenges and removing bottlenecks
Systematically and continuously review to enhance quality of performance of finance system at sub-offices as well as to provide appropriate financial information to technical leads
Lead in planning, monitoring, and mentoring of consortium partners through a partnership and compliance lens
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or the equivalent. Eight or more years in accounting and financial management with experience in non-profit accounting required;
Grant management experience and knowledge of US government grant-making rules and regulations required;
Experience managing complex, multi-year, multi-million-dollar cooperative agreements funded by USG is required;
Experience in managing international consortiums is required; experience as prime is highly desirable;
Experience in working in food security, agriculture, nutrition, disaster risk reduction, and/or crisis response program context in pastoralist areas is highly desirable;
Experience with and commitment to working in a diverse workforce;
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