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ABA ROLI Field Finance Manager – Armenia

Yerevan

  • Organization: ABA - American Bar Association
  • Location: Yerevan
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Legal - Broad
    • Legal - International Law
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

For over 30 years, and through our work in more than 100 countries, the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) has sought to strengthen legal institutions, support legal professionals, foster respect for human rights, and advance public understanding of the law and citizen rights. In collaboration with government agencies, the judiciary, lawyers, bar associations, legislatures, and civil society, we design programs that are responsive to local needs and that prioritize sustainable solutions to pressing rule of law challenges.

Job Summary
ABA ROLI is hiring a full-time Field Finance Manager (FFM) to support an anticipated project based in Yerevan Armenia. Under the supervision of the Chief of Party (COP), the Field Financial Manager will work with ABA ROLI program and finance teams in Washington, DC to provide financial management of the program. The FFM will work closely with the COP to ensure compliance with donor and ABA ROLI policies and procedures. The FFM also works to oversee personnel management and ensure compliance with local laws. The position will be based in Yerevan Armenia and is subject to the availability of funds and pending USAID management approvals.

Principal Duties:

  • Manage office funds, including bank accounts, emergency funds and petty cash.
  • Record, on a daily basis, expense reports in finance software Chrome River, along with appropriate backup files.
  • Ensure a compliance check of all payment transactions before their recording in Chrome River.
  • Maintains the office cash and bank accounts, conducting monthly bank and cash reconciliations.
  • Leading and overseeing office HR responsibilities, including the drafting, executing, and managing of contracts for staff, consultants, and vendors as well as maintenance of resident staff timesheets and tracking leave time.
  • Oversee the financial and logistical work of the Project Office;
  • Oversee capacity building and mentorship of subgrantees on their financial management including conducting compliance reviews of subgrantees’ quarterly and annual financial reports.
  • Prepare, in coordination with Program Staff, monthly office cash forecasts to submit to the DC Finance team.
  • Prepare local staff рауroll and lосаl tax payments.
  • Monitor program and office spending for the duration of the program.
  • Ensure timely payment to vendors in compliance with ABA ROLI policies and procedures.
  • Work with local staff on financial management and compliance, including training staff on ABA ROLI policies and procedures.
  • Serve as main local point of contact during the audit process.
  • Other related duties, as required.

Basic Requirements

  • Armenian nationals preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written English language communication skills required.
  • A university degree in accounting, business management/administration, commerce, or finance. Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least eight (8) years of financial management experience within an international non- governmental organization (INGO) or multilateral institution.
  • Experience working with US government-funded projects, including familiarity with OMB Circular financial regulations.
  • Experience and familiarity with general auditing principles and standards.
  • Experience establishing internal controls for effective cash management.
  • Experience with, and knowledge of, U.S. Government procurement regulations.
  • Experience with preparing and forecasting budgets.
  • Experience with managing and mentoring staff and working within a team composed of administrative, financial and programmatic staff.
  • Experience in human resource management and/or office administration.
  • Advanced skills in QuickBooks, Chrome River, Excel, and Word.
  • High degree of organization, professionalism, integrity, trustworthiness and flexibility.
  • Ability to use discretion when working with confidential documents and information.
  • Ability to operate efficiently while juggling multiple priorities.

To apply, please send CV to bdrecruitment@americanbar.org by Friday, June 14, 2024. Please include the name of the position and country (Field Finance Manager - Armenia) in the subject line.

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