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Job Req ID:  99419

Financial Project Manager

Financial Project Manager is part of the Programs Finance Team working closely with Momentum Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) Project Staff, Contracts, Global Human Resources, and Jhpiego’s Country offices to ensure accurate financial, contractual and administrative reporting to the management team. Financial Project Manager ensures financial systems and reports are compatible with standard Jhpiego accounting practices and follow donor rules and regulations. Financial Project Manager ensures financial systems and reports are compatible with standard Jhpiego accounting practices and follow donor rules and regulations.

This is a hybrid role that is based out of our Washington, DC office.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Work in tandem with MCGL Senior Finance Manager, Finance Managers, and Sr. Director, Program Finance, to provide overall backstop support to USAID’s MCGL Project
  • Work on monthly FMR report, core and country field support reporting and any other required financial reports
  • Perform pipeline analysis and reporting as needed
  • Develop MCGL Project work plan budgets and modifications, and other assigned country support
  • Support budget development
  • Develop budget for activities as needed
  • Prepare projections and other project projects
  • Review sub-recipients’ invoices and their expenditure monitoring reports
  • Request IONs and maintain MCGL Project IONs list
  • Provide support in performing cost transfers for drawdown accounts
  • Provide support with partner invoice and obligation tracker
  • Support finance and operation tasks in setting up field offices
  • Respond to internal and external audit requests
  • Maintain Compliance and track statutory requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Special Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Ability to travel internationally, particularly to low-resource settings, to provide training & audit support
  • In depth knowledge of USAID, CDC and other international donor agencies
  • Knowledge of cost accounting methods and practices applicable to management of private and federal monies
  • Demonstrates a leadership and management style that works in cooperation with others who represent a wide range of interests and needs
  • Understanding of the difference between contracts and cooperative agreements and their relevant terms and conditions
  • Excellent general management skills particularly in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Effective communicator with ability to communicate organization’s direction and ability to motivate others with strong, honest leadership
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Comfortable with a team approach to management and the ability to manage several major activities simultaneously
  • Aware of and sensitive to working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural groups in a developing country environment
  • 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

Minimum Qualifications
  • BA in finance, accounting or related field required; Advanced degree in business, finance or a related field preferred
  • 5 + years related progressively more responsible financial/ accounting and financial management experience, e.g., planning, directing, monitoring, organizing, and controlling the monetary resources of a department, center, or unit. Requires experience working on complex budgets

Preferred Qualifications
  • Extensive financial or cost management experience
  • 7 years’ progressively more responsible finance management experience in international development program operations strongly desired; 10 years’ experience preferred
  • Prior supervisory, coaching and training experience
  • Field experience especially in developing countries preferred