Director, Financial Management and Administration – Integrated District Health Activity, Dakar, Senegal 410 views

Summary of Role

IntraHealth seeks a Director,Financial Management and Administration for the upcoming USAID Integrated District Health Activity in Senegal. The goal of Senegal Integrated District Health Activity is to improve health status and human capital in Senegal by strengthening systems at the district level, increasing access and quality of services and increasing participation among communities and other stakeholders.

The Director for Financial Management and Administration is a key member of the Activity’s leadership team, reporting to the Chief of Party. This position is responsible for providing fiscal leadership in the implementation of the project and ensuring project’s compliance with IntraHealth and USAID policies, rules and regulations. The Director, Financial Management and Administration is responsible for supervising the implementation of the financial systems of the project, project budgeting, financial monitoring, reporting, expenditure tracking and contractual responsibilities. This position will be the principal financial representative of the projects as well as coordinate the administrative and HR functions. This position is expected to develop the project financial plan, monitoring and reporting tools and systems that meet donor requirements and to manage project’s activities. The Director will provide oversight over all procurement and contracting activities and assure compliance with organizational and donor policies.

This position is contingent upon award and approval by USAID.

Essential Functions

Establish accounting and financial systems for the project in compliance with donor regulations, relevant Senegal legislation, and IntraHealth policies and procedures

Document, maintain and ensure compliance with updated finance and administration policies for the project;

Develop project procurement plans and ensure proper procurement policies and guidelines are followed

Manage reconciliation of monthly expenditures of the bank accounts and the petty cash, manage all banking transactions including the use of mobile money

Maintain payroll system including tracking benefits and allowances, ensuring compliance with all applicable tax withholding and remittance to local authorities

Oversee the preparation of all vouchers and checks for approved core office expenditures

Prepare and submit timely and accurate financial reports to IntraHealth and USAID as required

Manage cash flow—including preparing and submitting funds requests to HQ

Maintain general ledger and balance sheet accounts

Prepare monthly budget pipeline reports, both actual and forecasts

Oversee the timely completion and submission of the month-end closing accounting deliverables to HQ

Maintain asset inventory and reports for projects

Manage organizational risk and liability, particularly related to ensuring compliance with all relevant donor regulations and local laws;

Conduct analyses of financial data to provide relevant information to project management team

Provide strategic guidance and assistance in problem-solving to project leadership.



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internal audit

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local laws


mobile money

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Provide support to the internal audit team

Responsible for the overall subaward management

Supervise finance and administrative team staff


Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree strongly preferred, in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other relevant field of study;

Minimum ten (10) years’ experience managing, in increasing roles of responsibility, finance, procurement, contracts management, logistics and/or human resource related matters for international development activities of similar dollar value ($35-45 million);

At least five (5) years of supervisory experience;

Mastery of USG financial reporting and compliance regulations and the Federal Acquisition Regulations;

Demonstrated ability to set up and maintain accounting and financial management systems and ability to build and review budgets;

Experience in managing donor funded procurements and subcontracts/grants with local and international partners;

Demonstrated expertise in setting up and enforcing systems to prevent fraud, abuse, and waste;

Extensive knowledge of US and local government laws and regulations;

Fluent in French and strong oral and written communications skills in English, and ability to negotiate with partners, USAID and other donors;

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in team-based environment, supervise a professional team and ability to interact with a variety of technical, clinical and other specialists;

In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel and accounting software;

Proficiency using online financial systems and databases such as Quickbooks Desktop or Online;

Excellent personal integrity and confidentiality.


Professional qualification in CPA or ACCA will be an added advantage;

Experience serving in a similar role on previous USAID cooperative agreement or contract in Senegal.

Why Join IntraHealth?

IntraHealth International is a global health nonprofit that has worked for 40 years in over 100 countries. We improve the performance of health workers and strengthen the systems in which they work so that everyone everywhere has the health care they need to thrive.

IntraHealth’s programs generate long-term social and economic impact to keep communities around the world healthy, strong, and prosperous. And our dynamic staff are passionate about global health and committed to excellence.

Join us. The future of global health starts here.

Summary of Benefits IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package. We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.


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