Finance Officer Job-FHI 360

Job Title:   Finance Officer – MOSAIC    

Organisation: FHI 360

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

FHI 360 is a leading global development organization dedicated to improving lives around the world. Our professional staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and Technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.

Job Summary:  The Finance Officer – MOSAIC coordinates financial/accounting operations, including overall financial monitoring and support/guidance to projects in finance and operations staff, to ensure the fiscal well-being of the organization. Provides financial management and guidance, conducts analyses of financial data, provides budget analyses for project funds, and reviews and prepares required reports to funding agencies to ensure compliance with the donor’s requirements. Proactively guides and supports respective financial success by providing high level analytical expertise, implementing business strategies and developing strong customer relationships. Provides analysis and business modeling support on strategic initiatives for senior management and field operations. Analyzes performance trends, modeling complex business decisions, tracking performance and presenting results.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes, budget forecasts, regulatory filings and compiles moderately complex data.
  • Interprets, analyzes and/or evaluates data, ensures compliance with applicable state and federal statutes, and uses Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP).
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with regulated industries, consultants, management and staff.
  • Interprets and provides explanation for discrepancies and variations in financial data.
  • Applies updated information technology to facilitate program goals and program procedures.
  • Delivers formal presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience; educates relevant parties regarding programs, procedures and/or eligibility criteria.
  • Interacts with industry representatives, co-workers and officials to analyze or resolve issues.
  • Maintains a variety of professional working relationships.
  • Documents complex issues and effectively articulates written conclusions; Interacts with staff officials and executives.
  • Reviews and edits work of others.
  • Presents oral and written testimony on moderately complex issues.
  • Uses financial systems to produce reports, financial models and databases.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent.
  • Five to eight years of progressively responsible accounting, finance and operational management, and experience in a government contracting environment.
  • Knowledge of U.S. Government grants, contracting and auditing standards as they apply to effective management of multi-year funds.
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate.
  • Non-governmental organization (NGO), government, or private sector experience preferred.
  • Applies a thorough knowledge of financial management, investment capital, and risk analysis, debt management, and investment analysis, legal and regulatory compliance pertaining to the respective industry.
  • Proficient knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Fundamentals.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet software required.
  • Has a thorough knowledge of external regulations as well as internal corporate policies and procedures.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data, identify/resolve errors and prepare reports.
  • Ability to motivate and work well with others.

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

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