IMA World Health, a subsidiary of Corus International, is seeking applications Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) for the USAID-funded Haiti Improved Health Service Delivery Activity (IHSD). IHSD is expected to deliver health services from the Ministry of Health’s Essential Package of Health Services through facilities and attending communities. These services are to include: 1) Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Services; 2) HIV/AIDS; and 3) Family Planning and Reproductive Health (e.g., services, counseling, and commodities).
Corus International was formed through the strategic merger of IMA World Health (operating as a public health organization since 1960), and Lutheran World Relief (operating as a livelihoods organization since 1945), and today includes the smaller entities of Charlie Goldsmith Associates, Ground Up Investing, and Farmers Market Coffee. Corus International works in over twenty countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America, with a primary focus on health, livelihoods, and emergency response.
Today, IMA offers extensive expertise in managing and implementing highly successful and complex donor-funded programs in nutrition, maternal and child health, health systems strengthening (HSS), malaria, HIV/AIDS, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). IMA has managed an average of $100 million annually over the last four fiscal years, through grants and contracts from DFID, USAID, CDC, World Bank, the Global Fund, OFDA, UNDP, MCC, and private donors. IMA has been implementing donor-funded programming in Haiti since 1998.
Based in Port-Au-Prince, the DFA will manage the finance activities of the project; supervise procurement, finance, human resources, and administrative staff; and ensure that adequate and appropriate internal controls are in place in compliance with USAID policies and procedures to meet recognized accounting standards. S/he will develop and oversee the implementation of policies, procedures, and systems for administration and financial support services and human resource management.
- Oversee all aspects of program financial management and operations, including financial and accounting systems implementation; forecasting; budgeting; procurement; payroll expenditure tracking; and financial reporting
- Take the lead in collaboration with the COP and IMA Headquarters in the development of financial management, accounting, compliance, procurement, including policies and procedures, in accordance with USAID rules and regulations and IMA policies
- Accountable for implementation and monitoring of internal controls aimed at safeguarding the organization while ensuring timely local execution focusing on expected program deliverables
- Develop program budgets; oversee effective budget planning; develop and implement budgeting and financial reporting processes to meet project financial management, accounting, forecasting, and reporting requirements
- Recruit, supervise, coach, and develop project finance, contracts management, compliance and accounting staff, and institute staff development plans for training and capacity development
- Liaise with, support, and monitor local partners and sub-recipients to ensure sound financial management, operations, and compliance; contribute to capacity building of local partners in administration and financial management
- Develop and ensure timely submission of Finance, Contracts management, internal controls and compliance reports included in the project’s Executive Information System
- Assist the COP in monitoring IHSD Agreement execution and ensuring timely submission of expected deliverables, reports, updates, etc.
- Minimum of a Master’s degree (or international equivalent or equivalent experience) in business administration, finance, accounting, or related field; additional accounting certification preferred, e.g., American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), etc.
- Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible administrative and financial management experience on large, complex, donor-funded (preferably USAID) international development projects, including financial and accounting systems development, financial monitoring, budget development, procurement, and operations
- Minimum of 6 years of leadership/supervisory experience managing finance, accounting, operations, and administrative staff and teams
- Substantial experience in financial management of consortia of local implementing partners
- Experience in financial management of USAID-funded projects of similar scope and size (cooperative agreements and/or contracts); strong understanding of USG compliance rules and regulations (including FAR and AIDAR acquisition regulations) and Cost Accounting Standards; demonstrated experience with USAID/USG financial reporting requirements
- Experience overseeing project operations, procurement, and logistics; experience in the development and management of large project budgets
- Experience overseeing management of sub-grants and sub-contracts
- Experience working in Haiti, or experience working in fragile or unstable, non-permissive environments highly desirable.
- Knowledge of and experience with financial accounting software, including USAID financial dashboards (DATIM, DevResults, etc.) and related financial management software and applications; high degree of proficiency in relevant software packages such as Adobe, MS Word, Excel, etc.
- Demonstrated leadership skills, versatility, and integrity; excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and oral and written communications skills; demonstrated supervisory skills and ability to work well as a member of a team in an extraordinarily complex environment
- Professional level fluency in French and English, both oral and written
- Working knowledge of Haitian Creole highly desirable
IMA/Corus International is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). As such, Corus makes employment decisions and provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an applicant’s or employee’s race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local laws. If you need reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please notify Corus’s Human Resources department.