Associate Director of Finance

Company: Habitat for Humanity Haiti

Job Type:

Accounting/Finance & Auditing services

Location: Petion-Ville, Haiti

Start Date: October 29, 2015

Posted On: Sep 29, 2015

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Associate Director of Finance at Habitat for Humanity Haiti

Job Description:

This position will be supervising the accounting team of HFHI-Haiti. The selected candidate will be involved in maintaining the Haiti accounting and finance reports using Sun Systems and in compliance with the policies of HFHI and local regulations in an accurate way.

Primary responsibilities will include:

*Responsible for fund-accounting processes
*Supervise the day-to-day Haiti accounting processes, activities and finance staff
*Ensure that accounting is balanced and up to date
*Oversee the disbursement process. Ensure that appropriate authorization and documentation is obtained for all expenditures prior to processing.
*Manage cash flow. Keep track of actual cash balances on hand. Estimate the operating requirements for Haiti. Manage cash transfers from LAC Area Office and/or HFHI to ensure Haiti maintains sufficient cash on hand to keep up operations within HFHI policies.
*Implement Internal Control procedures in conjunction with Internal Controls specialist to comply with HFHI best practices.
*Supervise financial side of procurement procedures as required.
*Oversee and ensure all accounting documentation is in compliance with HFHI standards, policies and Grants.
*Communicate any problems or concerns regarding procedures or any other issues to the Finance Manager.
*Provide complex reports to different donors/project, partners and Senior Management.
*Track fund expenditures and expenses for particular donors/projects and partners
*Supervise reconciliation process for all Bank accounts, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets.
Responsibilities also include:
• formulating project and organizational business plans/budgets;
• supporting the development of project budgets
• conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction / management opportunities;
• developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, legal, bankers and statutory government organizations;
*Other duties as assigned by the Finance Director.

Job Qualifications:

*Bachelor's Degree with 6-10 years of related experience. Master's degree desirable
*Certificated Public Accountant or equivalent
*3-5 years experience in management position
*3-5 years of related experience including fund accounting
*At least 2 years experience managing USAID grants
*Good attention to detail
*Experience providing complex reports to different donors and partners
*Ability to track fund expenditures and expenses for particular donors and partners
*Experience in Grants Accounting and local Haitian law.
*Computer literacy in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and Sun Systems Accounting, accounting/book keeping training.
*Strong analytical skills. Ability to work and interpret numbers, figures and other financial information.
*Fluency in English
*Ability to teamwork within the Finance Department or with other Departments

About Habitat for Humanity Haiti

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), a non-profit Christian ministry dedicated to a world where everyone has a decent place to live, is seeking seasoned professionals for exciting opportunities as part of its efforts to help Haitian families.

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