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Finance Manager, USAID Digital Connectivity and Cybersecurity Partnership-Pacific Activity Full-time Job

2023-06-04 20:01   Accounting   Suva   732 views Reference: 3167
Job Details

Position Title Finance Manager

Project: Digital Connectivity and Cybersecurity Partnership (DCCP)-Pacific Activity

Division and Business LineInternational Development Division, Economic Engagement and Private Sector Development

Position Location:  Suva, Fiji

Background:

Nathan, a Cadmus Company, is a leading provider of analytic and economic consultancy services worldwide. In the past decade, we have implemented more than 120 projects in more than 50 countries leveraging our global presence in Washington DC, London, and India. From improved transparency and deeper stakeholder engagement to more effective policies and more resilient businesses, we deliver results that impact economic growth, human development, and poverty reduction.

Nathan is implementing the USAID Digital Connectivity and Cybersecurity Partnership (DCCP)-Pacific Activity, a 5-year Activity across 12 Pacific Island Countries and headquartered in Suva, Fiji. DCCP- Pacific seeks to improve digital access and connectivity and support the efficient delivery and use of digital services throughout Pacific Island Countries. DCCP seeks to improve the digital ecosystem by (1) improving broadband access, resulting in more secure and affordable services; (2) amplifying successful public-private initiatives, resulting in a strengthened regulatory and legal framework for regional alignment; (3) advancing digital government services; and (4) enhancing essential digital skills of civil servants, officials, and citizens, supporting the next generation of ICT specialists.

Nathan is seeking qualified candidates for a position as the Finance Manager on the project. The Finance Manager will be based in Suva, Fiji for four years, with an option fifth year extension. The Finance Manager will oversee an accountant and logistics coordinator.  

The position may require the ability to travel to any of the 12 Pacific Island Countries covered under the Activity, including the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

 

KEY RESPOSIBILITIES:

  • Lead overall financial management tasks, including monitoring project finances, managing financial reporting to the home office and USAID (including inputs into quarterly accruals and financial reporting), and acting as a resource for the project on all finance-related issues
  • Support the Chief of Party and Objective Leads with technical financial planning, activity-level budget development, and management of financial records;
  • Develop, manage, implement, and evaluate financial management and procurement systems, policies, and processes, and ensure that staff understand and adhere to finance management protocols;
  • Support internal staff training and implementation of activities, such as digital financial inclusion training and other capacity building efforts, when appropriate and as requested by the Chief of Party;
  • Support Nathan Home Office staff, the Deputy Chief of Party, and the Chief of Party to manage financial expenditures across up to 12 Pacific Islands, including responsibility for VAT tracking and reporting; and
  • Other tasks consistent with the overall Scope of Work as directed by the Deputy Chief of Party 

The position supports reports to the Deputy Chief of Party.

Qualifications & SKILLS:

The Finance Manager is expected to possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Professional written and spoken English;
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in finance, business, economics, or related field;
  • Excellent financial management computer skills, including accounting software;
  • Demonstrated experience and skill with budget preparation and analysis, and financial reporting;
  • Pacific Islands citizenship required, with ability to live and work in Fiji; and
  • Ability to travel regionally.

Submission Instructions:

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter and CV to aaron.kramer@cadmusgroup.com on or before 16 June 2023. Please include “Finance Manager, DCCP-Pacific” in the subject line. This position is only open to nationals of the 12 Pacific Islands covered by the program. Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

JOB FUNCTIONS

Accounting Jobs (Other), Administrative Officers, Assistant Accountants /Finance, Audit - Internal External, Cost/Financial/ Management Accounting, Financial Managers & Controllers, Finance Officer

JOB OPEN TO:

Fiji Residents Only, Overseas/ Non Fiji Residents
Company Description
Nathan, a Cadmus Company, is a leading provider of analytic and economic consultancy services worldwide. In the past decade, we have implemented more than 120 projects in more than 50 countries leveraging our global presence in Washington DC, London, and India. From improved transparency and deeper stakeholder engagement to more effective policies and more resilient businesses, we deliver results that impact economic growth, human development, and poverty reduction.
Nathan is implementing the USAID Digital Connectivity and Cybersecurity Partnership (DCCP) Pacific Activity, a 5-year Activity across 12 Pacific Island Countries and headquartered in Suva, Fiji. DCCP Pacific seeks to improve digital access and connectivity and support the efficient delivery and use of digital services throughout Pacific Island Countries. DCCP seeks to improve the digital ecosystem by (1) improving broadband access, resulting in more secure and affordable services; (2) amplifying successful public-private initiatives, resulting in a strengthened regulatory and legal framework for regional alignment; (3) advancing digital government services; and (4) enhancing essential digital skills of civil servants, officials, and citizens, supporting the next generation of ICT specialists.