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Regional Finance Advisor

FHI 360

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted October 28, 2022.

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# Job Description

Regional Finance Advisor
Requisition – 2022202113
Job Summary:
Provide leadership in comprehensive management of business support and
compliance functions across ESARO, funded via government, contracts and
grants, foundation, and commercial sources. Provides leadership and technical
guidance for compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures GAAP,
GAS Government Auditing Standards, Cost Accounting Standards CAS and
Federal Acquisition Regulations FAR. Develops financial risk management and
control strategies. Reviews and approves recommendations for accounting,
financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to
executive management team. Develop and manage , pipeline management and
financial analysis models. Develop and implement effective and efficient
business processes and procedures. Develops and manages internal financial
audits. Develops formal reporting system to communicate results of internal
and external audit activities to management and regulatory compliance
agencies. Manage the activities of the finance staff. Selects, develops and
evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function across
the region.

• Provides strategic leadership to the financial analyst staff in a local,
regional or HQ office.
• Able to work with multiple country finance departments.
Prepares financial guidance to field offices through memos, updates to
policies, and procedure manuals.
• Assigns and audits the work of the finance department, while providing
guidance to staff.
• Monitors and updates the departmental budget.
• Engages in the more critical and confidential aspects of financial analysis.
• Provides decision making on projects and problems that may cross functional
boundaries in accounting, finance, operations.
• Responsible for the development of policies, systems, special financial
studies, etc. of major importance.
• Manages the operational and strategic functions for the finance department
to ensure compliance and efficiency.
• Provides recommendations and consuls with management on financial
performance and enterprise risk management.
• Develops and implements process improvement plans for department to ensure
financial controls and operational procedures.
• Provides leadership in financial reporting for annual budget planning, audit
reviews and assessments processes.
• Keeps abreast with the latest trends in financial accounting and mentors
• Develops capacity of team performance and drive for excellence.
Applied Knowledge & Skills:
• Must have excellent organizational, supervisory, leadership and managerial
skills of geographically dispersed teams.
• Ability to provide strategic leadership and advice to team, exchange
information and collaborate with colleagues and peers within and outside the
• Duties require broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal
with a wide range of finance issues.
• Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with
accounting, financial controls and financial information systems.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent and demonstrated organizational and presentation skills.
• Excellent and demonstrated project management skills.
• Possesses a full understanding of the organizational structure, policies and
practices, and the impact on own area and the entire organization.
• Ability to influence, motivate, negotiate and work with others.
• Is well-versed in USG and key donor regulations that have impact on
financial analysis and management controls.
• Has significant experience with Sarbanes-Oxley SOX and experience with
automated financial reporting, government accounting practices, Cost
Accounting Standards CAS, and Federal Acquisition Regulations FAR systems.
• Full knowledge and past experience with Generally Accepted Accounting
Principles GAAP practices and reporting guidelines.
Problem Solving & Impact:
• Works on problems of highly complex scope that require in depth evaluation
of data and various factors.
• Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in
selecting methods, techniques, for obtaining results.
• Decision maker and actions could have a severe impact on the outcomes of the
business, research, and/or programmatic operations of major segments of the
• Provision of timely financial reports and accurate advice on cross-
functional business segments.
Supervision Given/Received:
• Manages staff holding jobs in the same or similar job families or functions.
• Manages and develop staff to meet departmental and organizational strategic
• Accounts for the budget, procedures, and training of staff to achieve
• Develops and recommends solutions to management meet internal and external
needs of the company.
• Typically reports to the Director, Regional finance and Operations support.

• Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent.
• MSc/MA/MBA and/or CPA certification preferred

• Minimum of 10+ years of finance management experience.
• Past experiences managing and leading a finance department is required.
• 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.
• Prior work in a non-governmental organization NGO, especially USG funded.
• Experience working with an international organization.
Typical Physical Demands:
• Typical office environment.
• Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
Technology to be Used:
Personal Computer, Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.,
e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other
hand-held devices.
Travel Requirements:
Diversity Equity Inclusion
Female candidates encouraged to apply

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