The IRC is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) for an anticipated USAID-funded Integrated Youth Support Activity (IYSA) in South Sudan. The three-year IYSA will implement a Youth Corps model and support South Sudanese communities to develop, promote and strengthen the skills and assets of youth, and to create an enabling environment for the youth to be productive and positively contribute to their communities. IYSA will support and empower at-risk and out-of-school youth to gain the necessary skills they need to lead productive lives, gain employment, and positively contribute to their communities by
- Increasing access to functional literacy, numeracy, soft skills, and life skills programs for at-risk and out of school youth,
- Expanding entrepreneurial, employment and vocational opportunities for youth;
- Empowering adolescent and youth to make informed reproductive health decisions;
- Improving conflict resolution skills and engagement needed to enable youth to peacefully pursue livelihood opportunities. As Director of Finance and Administration (DFA), s/he will have responsibility for all aspects of strategic and operational finance, acting as the principal finance business partner to the Chief of Party and other Senior Management team, as well as conforming to IRC’s financial control environment and CFO standards and objectives. This position is contingent on the IRC being awarded funding and is anticipated to begin in 2022.
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance with a recognized professional certificate in accounting such as CPA, or a master's degree in Accounting. · Minimum of seven years in similar financial, compliance, or operational role supporting USAID and international donor projects in similar contexts;· Experience with budgeting and financial reporting requirements on multimillion-dollar USAID-funded projects;· Experience with financial management and reporting on projects with substantial subawards;· Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, financial reporting standards, financial management processes and procedures· Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations· Extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems, standard spreadsheet and database programs · Good written and verbal skills in English and in Arabic The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.#LI-GR2