Finance and Administration Director

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), is a health care consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities in the U.S. and around the world. JSI's mission is to improve the health of underserved people and communities and to provide a place where people of passion and commitment can pursue this cause. For 35 years, Boston-based JSI and its affiliates have provided high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 106 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices, with more than 500 U.S.-based professionals and 1,600 host country staff. In Nepal, JSI has worked for 40 years, with recent project focusing on strengthening health systems in the areas of vaccination, health supply chain, family health and environmental health, to increase access to lifesaving services and commodities that improve the health and nutrition of women and children.

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), is a health care consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities in the U.S. and around the world. JSI's mission is to improve the health of underserved people and communities and to provide a place where people of passion and commitment can pursue this cause. For 35 years, Boston-based JSI …

Finance and Administration Director

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work > Administration, Finance/ Accounts
Job Level : Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jun. 20, 2021 17:00 (1 week from now)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than 8 years
Other Specification

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or related field plus a minimum of 8 years of experience in project management or a Bachelor degree and at least 10 years of project management experience
  • Successful implementation of USAID, or other USG grants or cooperative agreements in developing countries, preferably in Nepal
  • Proven knowledge and ability to apply USAID policies and procedures, related to financial management and operations
  • Demonstrated experience in management of finance, procurement, human resources, and inventory development and control for multi-million dollar projects
  • Experience in the management of large scale, complex projects with program budgets of more than $30 million
  • Proven ability to manage sub-recipients and grantees
  • Established ability to achieve effective working relations with senior government personnel, NGO partners, host country citizens, U.S. government organizations, donor partners, and the private sector
  • Verified ability to supervise finance, operations, and admin staff
  • Designed and facilitated capacity-building programs for supervision and management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to participate successfully in a various settings with diverse audiences
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in English and in Nepali

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent experience managing a USAID Cooperative Agreement
  • Proven ability to manage public and private sector sub-grants and sub-recipients in Nepal
  • Proven ability to provide capacity development support to a variety of entities to prepare them to receive direct government-to-government funding

Job Description

  • Provide strict financial management and administrative oversight of the cooperative agreement and related activities. Oversee finance, grants, operations, human resources and procurement
  • Assist the COP, DCOP, and other senior staff in proactively addressing related issues, ensuring that financial controls and systems comply with JSI accounting protocols and practices and meet USAID and audit standards
  • Prepare and/or review monthly financial reports and tools (including budget tracking, obligation tracking, field financial accounts, accruals reports, donor reports) and ensure accurate and timely submission to the JSI, USAID, and project staff for decision-making
  • Responsible for up-to-date policies and procedures for operations, personnel, grants management, and safety & security in line with JSI manuals, templates and requirements as well as USAID and Nepal government requirements
  • Provide training and/or guidance to staff on financial controls and operational systems
  • Oversee procurement of equipment and commodities including petty cash management
  • Oversee granting and financial support to local partners
  • Work with project and sub-partner staff to ensure a robust budgeting and financial management and tracking system that adequately accounts for project funds
  • Authorize and/or certify the monthly payroll for full time staff, monthly cash follow request, and monthly field accounts documentation
  • Coordinate regularly with the home office backstopping team to ensure transparency and communication regarding financial and operational activities
  • Play a leadership role in enforcing JSI’s policies around accountability and fraud/ethics management
  • Provide guidance, supervision, and mentorship for all financial and operational staff
  • Responsible for implementing JSI’s Accountability Framework and Code of Conduct, and adhering to JSI policies on fraud management
  • Travel throughout project areas as needed
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor

Note: Salary commensurate with experience


Applying Procedure

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 06/20/2021

Please visit https://careers.jsi.com/JSIInternet/Careers/jobdescription.cfm?id=136468&intern=0 for detailed job description and online application.

Telephone calls will not be entertained .The candidate must be available to report within 45 days.

JSI is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or protected veteran status in any employment decisions. M/F/V/D

If you are an individual with a disability, or a disabled veteran and unable to apply online for an available position, you may submit your request for reasonable accommodation by calling Human Resources at 617-482-9485.

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