Winrock International is seeking 01 Director Finance & Administration (DFA), Equitable Access to Education in Southern Senegal (EAESS)
Localisation Régions / Sénégal
Expiration 31 Mai 2017
Description de l’offre
Director Finance & Administration, Equitable Access to Education in Southern Senegal
JOBfrom Winrock International Closing date: 31 May 2017
Director of Finance and Administration, Equitable Access to Education in Southern Senegal
Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) for an anticipated USAID Equitable Access to Education in Southern Senegal. The project will aim to promote increased equitable access to education to girls and boys aged 9-16 living in crisis-affected Casamance regions (Ziguinchor, Sédhiou, Kolda) and Kédougou region. Specifically, this activity seeks to:
Offer complementary education services that provide basic education that is responsive to communities? needs,
Ensure that formal basic education is responsive to communities? needs,
Increase transition from primary to middle school, and
Support efforts that enable families and caregivers to enroll out-of-school children in responsive education services
The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the attached position description. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
General: Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.
Salary: The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.
Applications: Qualified Senegalese nationals and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Winrock would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted. EEOE/AA.
Position Title: Director Finance & Administration (DFA), Equitable Access to Education in Southern Senegal (EAESS)
Department: Civil Society & Education
Reports to: Chief of Party, EAESS
The Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) will be responsible for overseeing all financial accounting and general office services for a high-quality, results-oriented program to increase equitable access to education to girls and boys aged 9-16 living in crisis-affected Casamance regions (Ziguinchor, Sédhiou, Kolda) and Kédougou region.
The position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
The DFA will be responsible for maintaining Winrock’s financial integrity, preparing all financial reports efficiently and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), local government regulations, Winrock policies and procedures, and donor requirements throughout the life of the project.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Manage the accounting, finance and administration components of the program in Senegal, including the various petty cash funds and field office finance, accounting and administrative activities
Ensure consistency with Winrock standard operating procedures, policies and accounting principles.
Develop procedures for monitoring and analyzing project budgets, which allow accurate projection of expenditures and comparisons of actual and budgeted spending.
Coordinate monthly requests for funds, based on budget and cash flow projections, to ensure the project has all necessary funds for operations;
Coordinate and oversee program tendering and procurement activities in country;
Ensure financial reporting is in accordance with USAID contractual requirements;
Advise project staff on financial health through the provision of regular and timely financial expenditure reports;
Review and approve all vouchers prepared by the finance officer (disbursement, receipt and general journal vouchers) for expenditures and ensures that expenses are reasonable, allowable and allocable to the project;
Review and approve field office fund request;
Oversee payroll procedures for national staff, administer payroll, and monitor employee time keeping
Develop and implement office administrative and personnel systems;
Maintain financial controls and procedures for the management of funds and sub awards/contracts.
Produce budget projections and reports for submission to USAID;
Liaise with the COP to ensure the project needs are being met in terms of accounting, contracts, human resources, IT, and operations;
Supervise project staff and consultants working on finance and administrative for the project;
Monitor partner?s management of funds and cross check source documents;
Oversee sub-grants and associated financial oversight;
Maintain financial files and support annual audits.
Qualifications & Background:
Master?s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required.
A minimum of 10 years’s progressive financial management and grants management experience on international development projects.
At least 4 years’s experience with financial management of a USG-funded contract or cooperative agreement.
Demonstrated working knowledge of USG rules and regulations, particularly code of federal regulations 2 CFR 200 and 2 CFR 2900.
Proven experience managing the finances of large ($20M) projects
Demonstrated ability to implement a financial system for development projects.
Excellent written and oral communication skill in English and French is required;
Strong analytical and computer skills, especially with accounting software, spreadsheets and financial analysis;
Ability to maintain the highest ethical standards at all times.
Willingness to travel frequently.
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