Family Health International - Jordan (For Recruiting Only)

About FHI 360:

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Director of Finance and Administration


FHI 360 is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Finance and Administration for an anticipated project in Jordan that will accelerate progress toward equitable access and delivery of high quality reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) services throughout the continuum of care.   The Director of Finance and Administration will be responsible for administrative and financial leadership of the program, including overseeing accounting, sub-award and small grants management, and cost-share tracking to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of project set-up, daily operations, and close-out. S/he will establish and maintain sound financial management and compliance practices and ensure adherence to FHI 360 and donor procedures, rules and regulations. S/he will also provide mentorship and oversight to sub-grantees, including operational systems capacity building. The position will be based in Amman. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:

The Director of Finance and Administration will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for finance, operations, and human resources aspects of the project including general administrative processes, financial management, sub-award management, accounting and logistics;
  • Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial, sub-award, small grants and operations aspects of the project;  
  • Ensure compliance of financial and operations systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, donor rules and regulations, award requirements, and host government laws;
  • Develop, analyze and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets;
  • Manage project procurement processes;
  • Advise the Chief of Party on project financial and compliance status, availability of funds for project activities, and other financial and operations-related matters;
  • Prepare and submit annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports;
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors during project financial management reviews;
  • Provide technical assistance to local partners on financial compliance and reporting;
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports,
    financial reports; and other reports as required by FHI 360 and the donor; and
  • Supervise administrative, finance, procurement and grants staff


  • Master’s degree or higher in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field;
  • 12+ years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management, including 6 years managing a finance department required;
  • Preferred Education and/or Experience - experience working in a Non-governmental organization (NGO) preferred. Experience working with a global, international organization preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation preferred.
  • Experience overseeing the finance and operations of equally large and complex projects,and experience in financial management of USG assistance programs strongly preferred;
    • Experience in the Middle East/North Africa region preferred, Jordan experience is preferred.
    • Expertise in USG cost principles, rules and regulations and applying these in program decision-making;
    • Demonstrated experience and skills in managing a small grants program including in conducting risk assessments;
    • Knowledge in generally accepted accounting, budgeting, and fiscal control principles;
    • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets of $20 million or larger;
    • Relevant skills in automated accounting software systems and database spreadsheets;
    • Experience building capacity in financial management of community-based organizations
    and implementing partners;
    • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with NGO partners, community-based organizations, and international donor agencies;
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities, with a depth and breadth of expertise in financial management;
    • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills in English and Arabic; and ability to work independently and manage a high-volume workflow.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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