IDDS Myanmar Finance and Operations Manager

Fhi 360, Yangon, Myanmar

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
31st January, 2020

Job Description

Responsibilities: The Finance and Operations Manager has the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee project operations including human resources, logistics, procurement, finance and accounting
  • Maintain up-to-date financial tracking system
  • Maintain proper documentation for all office and project expenditures
  • Liaise with vendors and other service providers and ensure that invoices are verified and submitted on a timely basis
  • Coordinate monthly requests of funds, based on budget and cash flow projections, to ensure that the program has all the necessary funds for the operations
  • Review purchase orders and required supporting documentation and consult with the team leader for approval, prior to issuance of the purchase orders within agreed-upon thresholds
  • Create and submit monthly financial reports
  • Complete regular financial tracking reports to monitor Myanmar project spend against the approved budget
  • Maintain office records as needed
  • Design and implement office financial policies, standards, and procedures in line with FHI 360 policies and the USG
  • Provide input to the preparation of project budgets for IDDS Myanmar
  • Review IDDS staff expense reports and supporting documentation and after approval arrange prompt payment
  • Monitor time spent by the Myanmar project staff and advise the Country Team Lead if time is not being charged and spent according to the approved Myanmar budget
  • Assist the Country Team Lead with the hiring of project staff in Myanmar
  • Provide human resources support to project staff and ensure that all HR policies of FHI 360 and the local HR manual are adhered to
  • Advise project staff on USAID requirements and provide training on financial management, record keeping, operational systems and policies as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance Administration or similar field
  • Minimum five years of professional experience providing accounting and financial management services
  • Demonstrable understanding of accounting procedures
  • Familiar with USG rules and regulations, and experience in a similar position on a USG-funded project preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Strong English written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Authorization to work in Myanmar

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Myanmar national
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Experience completing a variety of financial tasks by establishing priorities and working in a fast-paced office environment, under pressure and against numerous deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as well as part of a team
  • Accuracy and attention to detail in the performance of duties is of critical importance
  • Excellent organizational skills, including task and time management
  • Impeccable business ethics, including the protection of confidential information
  • Supervision

May supervise 1-2 junior staff

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