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Job Req ID:  65797

Financial Manager

Classified title:                                              Financial Manager I

Role/Level/Range:                                         ATP-4-ME

Starting Salary Range:                                 Commensurate With Experience

Employee group:                                           Full time

Employee subgroup (FLSA Status):           Exempt

Schedule (hours/days):                                 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Personnel area (School):                               Academic and Business Centers

Position Type:                                               New

Org unit name and #:                                   Jhpiego

Department name:                                       Global Program Operations

Reports to (Job title):                                   Reports to (Job title):                                   Sr. Finance Manager



General summary/purpose:


Finance Manager I is part of the Global Programs Finance Team working closely with Program Staff, Contracts, Global Human Resources, and Jhpiego’s Country offices under Portfolio II,  to ensure accurate financial, contractual and administrative reporting to the management team and to agencies external to Jhpiego. The Finance Manager I will provide financial leadership and oversight of the financial and contractual aspects of multiple country programs in Portfolio II countries, with a primary focus on Jhpiego Nigeria Programs funded by multiple funding sources mainly PEPFAR/USAID, CDC, Gates, Unitaid as well as other World Bank funded programs. This includes leads and proposals, start-up, implementation and control, monitoring and evaluation, close-out and cross-cutting GPO functions.   Finance Manager I ensure financial systems and reports are compatible with standard Jhpiego accounting practices and follow donor rules and regulations


Specific duties & responsibilities:


  • Provide input on proposal budget costs based on analyses of new and existing country implementation costs Review NPD budgets and budget notes
  • Review and comment on new award documentation before signing for feasibility from a financial perspective 
  • Participate in NPD handover meetings; review new awards and highlight items for project staff and in-country staff
  • Review start-up plan and develop budget (for HQ and in-country)
  • Support finance-specific tasks in start-up plan
  • Participate in project close out meetings
  • Conduct all close out activities assigned
  • Prepare final financial reports accurately and on time
  • Respond to internal and external audit requests
  • Develop work plan budgets and modifications
  • Reports - maintain a schedule of routine and ad hoc financial reports and analysis for donors
  • Analysis - perform pipeline analysis and reporting
  • Monitor Sub-Recipients
  • Maintain Compliance and track statutory requirements
  • Manage all SAP- related activities as required
  • Develop budget for activities as needed
  • When detected, recommend improvements to global financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare cross-country financial analysis and projections




Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or equivalent experience
  • 5 years financial or cost management experience, in support of international development program operations
  • Experience with international, non-profit organizations (larger than $20M), as well as a multi-office, multi-national environment
  • Experience working with public and/or private donors
  • Experience with financial analysis, financial reporting, cash flow analysis, budget development, and forecasting
  • In depth knowledge financial software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and/or word processing required. Packages include: Microsoft Outlook, Access, Excel and Word plus university-specific accounting & reporting packages
  • Basic understanding of service center, fringe, and indirect rate application and allocation methodologies
  • Basic knowledge of US government cost principles, GAAP accounting rules, and grant/contract management
  • Understanding of the difference between contracts and cooperative agreements and their relevant terms and conditions
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Aware of and sensitive to working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural groups in a developing country environment
  • Experience in global organizations
  • Ability to travel internationally, particularly to low-resource settings, to provide training, audit support, etc.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage several major activities simultaneously
  • Field experience, especially in developing countries, a plus