The Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB) , headquartered at the University of Maryland School of Medicine Institute of Human Virology (IHV) is currently comprised of a global team of more than 500 personnel in Baltimore and across sub-Saharan Africa.
The Program Manager - Finance provides first-level day-to-day supervisory direction to country-based finance staff and support for budgeting, payroll, procurements, accounts payable, and contracts. Provides first-level financial review and oversight, supervises the preparation and review of the journal entries, payroll and transaction data from the local country offices.
This position will require travel 50% of the time. Requires significant international travel or posting in sub-Saharan Africa.
UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Provides direct day-to-day first level supervision to staff based in country offices.
Oversees the financial management function including the monthly close; establishes and analyzes performance metrics, and prepares budget to actual reports for Project Director.
Oversees the preliminary review of expenditure, includes appropriate supporting documentation.
Ensures MGIC Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are followed and reviewed regularly.
Confirms that expenditures are allocated to the correct project activity. Reviews transactions and supporting documentation for compliance
Reconciles and monitors expenditures against pre-approved budgets, alerting the Project Director to discrepancies. Liaises with project staff to correct discrepancies.
Supervises the preparation of continuation budget and working budgets to ensure smooth operation of project.
Supervises and oversees the in country accounting staff in the use and implementation of QuickBooks and Workspace/IDMS for the country offices.
Supports training of finance team in country.
Manages specialized financial reporting, working budgets and redirection requests.
Performs other related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.
Education: Bachelor's in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration. MBA preferred.
Experience: Four (4) years of accounting related experience using general acceptable accounting principles. Experience working with CDC or USAID HIV funded awards is preferred.
Supervisory Experience: One (1) year of direct management involved in recruitment, training, and professional development of staff.
Certification/Licensure: Certified Public Accountant preferred.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of US Federal rules and regulations on reporting and expenses
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Proficiency with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
* Fluent in French a plus
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1206F
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine
Job Posting: Sep 24, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 153561
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