Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently seeking expressions of interest from qualified Director of Finance and Administration candidates to provide leadership and operations/ administration support to an up to $84 million, USAID-funded State Accountability, Transparency, and Effectiveness Activity in Nigeria. The purpose of this activity is to increase the accountability, transparency, and effectiveness of selected state and local governments in Nigeria. This will be achieved by strengthening governance systems (with a focus on public financial management and procurement, as well as monitoring and evaluation) related to the delivery of services in key sectors (basic education, primary health care, and water, sanitation, and hygiene); increasing government responsiveness to citizen needs and priorities; and improving government and civil society capacity to manage conflict (through work on prevention, mitigation, and reconciliation with the same sectoral partners, not stand-alone assistance to the police or judiciary).
Job Position: Director of Finance and Administration At Tetra Tech International Development Services
Position Description/ Responsibilities:
The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for overseeing activity operations, including but not limited to: human resources, logistics, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance. The Director also develops the financial capacities of all relevant staff and sub awardees under this award. This individual develops internal control measures, conducts internal audits, and coordinates external financial audits for the award. The Director also prepares budgets for annual work plans and financial reports for USAID.
*A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or equivalent, and an ACA/ACCA/CPA, or other recognized professional accounting qualification;
*Ability to develop and manage large budgets, and in-depth knowledge of USG Cost Accounting Standards;
*Progressively responsible experience supervising project operations, including human resources, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, auditing, and accounting/finance;
*Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English; supervisory skills; and ability to work well on a team;
*Experience in managing and administering grants under a contract;
*Experience in building or enhancing civil society organization financial management capacity;
*Proficient in Microsoft programs, i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc., and the ability to use various commercially available accounting software programs.
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:
* Cover Letter
* CV in a reverse chronological format
Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay the processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.
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Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. With more than 20,000 associates working together, Tetra Tech provides clear solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.