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Director, Finance


Title Director, Finance
Location Sri Lanka
Department Name Program Delivery
Pact Overview
Project Overview
Pact is recruiting a Director of Finance for an upcoming USAID-funded program in Sri Lanka, Civil Society Organization Program. The program will strengthen civil society organizations’ (CSOs) technical capacity, financial sustainability, and ability to constructively engage the public and the government as a key driver of reform in Sri Lanka. This program will seek to build cooperation among CSOs, including between Colombo and provincial- and local-level CSOs and authorities, and expand CSO partnerships and consultative processes with the Government of Sri Lanka to improve the civil society enabling environment and secure space for civil society engagement on policy reforms.

Position Purpose
The Director of Finance is responsible for all aspects of the project’s financial and accounting management and for providing support to all technical, program, and operations departments. The Director of Finance will ensure that the program operates within the approved budget and is compliant with US Government cost principles under 2 CFR 200. This position is contingent upon award.

The Director of Finance will report to the Chief of Party.

Key Responsibilities
Maintain project accounts in accordance with Pact policies and procedures.
Ensure project expenditures are in accordance with the approved budget, project contract, and USAID policies and cost principles.
Develop and manage project budget and pipeline to ensure project does not exceed approved obligation and budget ceiling.
Provide detailed analyses of costs, budgets, contracts, and funding requirements.
Monitor monthly financial performance.
Basic Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as accounting, finance, or business administration.
At least 10 years of experience managing finances for US Government-funded programs, preferably USAID.
Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience with USAID rules and regulations, including Federal Acquisition Regulations under 2 CFR 200.
Creative problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage and oversee multiple complex tasks simultaneously.
Fluency in English.
Preferred Qualifications
Advanced degree in a relevant field.
Fluency in Sinhalese and/or Tamil.

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Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: Pact World
  • Location: Colombo
  • Grade: Senior - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
    • Banking and Finance
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2017-05-07

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