Regional Associate Director of Finance, South Africa; AED Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Job Title: Regional Associate Director of Finance, South Africa; AED Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Johanessburg, South Africa
Job Reference Number: KN10124
AED Group: Management Services
Project Summary: The Office of the Chief Financial Officer provides services in the areas of financial monitoring, reporting, billing, accounting, and financial training. The Program Finance unit provides financial management support through a domestic, and international approach to ensure high impact with the delivery of financial compliance standards across AED projects.
Position Summary: **Consideration will only be given to nationals of South Africa who possess authorization to work in South Africa**
The Regional Associate Director of Finance will work from one of the established AED home base offices within Asia, Africa, or Latin America, and will travel (not to exceed 60%) to projects within the established regions. The AED HQ Office of the CFO will provide direct supervision, and support. The Regional Associate Director of Finance will coordinate a standard approach with the implementation of AED’s established monitoring tools, and will prioritize/implement recommendations that surface.
Essential Job Functions: Coordinate, and provide technical assistance, and support in general accounting, budgeting, financial monitoring, asset management, procurement standards, and quality assurance.
Provide solutions to minimize risk through the design, and development of corrective actions resulting from audit or operational reviews.
Develop a tailored training plan for the on-going capacity development of local finance staff that is consistent with the results of the monitoring tools while meeting project needs.
Provide support with the development/implementation of a standard operating procedure manuals, and participate in the selection process of project financial staff.
Coordinate and implement financial, and procurement/operational activities to ensure project compliance.
Provide support with the implementation, and communication of new AED policy and procedures.
Interface and support as required with project office start up, the hiring of staff, and with financial close out matters.
Other job related duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.
Education: Bachelors in one of the following or related fields: Accounting or Finance or Management required.
Experience: 15 year(s) of relevant experience required
Specific Knowledge Requirements:
Working knowledge of U.S. Government Awards, and specifically the auditing, and contracting standards as they apply to effective management of multi-year funds (FAR, AIDAR, OMB).
Thorough knowledge of USAID and procedures desired.
Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting, and fiscal control theory and practice.
Working knowledge of procurement standards, practices, and application in a transparent environment.
Working knowledge of US Government cost, procurement principles to include A-122, A-133, and 22CFR.
Special Requirements: This job will require a criminal background check.
Skills: Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software, Excel database spreadsheets, PowerPoint, and Management Information Systems.
Ability to work independently with initiative to manage a high volume of work flow.
Ability to set realistic priorities strong organizational skills, and ability to multi task varying work objectives.
Sensitivity to cultural differences/diversity and an understanding of the local environment.
High level of written, and oral skills, communication, and presentation.
May supervise finance staff.
Equipment To Be Used:
Computer, copy machine, scanner, telephone, fax machine.
Typical Physical Demands:
Position requires international travel within the assigned region of approximately 50-60% of one’s time.
Working Conditions including Travel and Overtime:
Will travel (approximately 60%) to projects within the established regions.
Interested applicants should apply online or send resume with cover letter referencing position #KN10124 to: AED/HR, 1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20009; For additional information, visit our website at http://www.aed.org.
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