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Job opportunity: Finance and Operations Manager - Cameroon HIV Free

Job opportunity: Finance and Operations Manager - Cameroon HIV Free
Job opportunity: Finance and Operations Manager - Cameroon HIV Free

The Comprehensive HIV Free Project is funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the center for Disease Control (CDC). Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Board (CBCHB) implements the HIV-Free project in 3 regions of the Republic of Cameroon: West Region, North West Region and South West Region. CBCHB currently supports 79 DSD sites across the 3 regions. FHI 360 as a sub-recipient to CBCHB, is using its technical, strategic information and capacity building expertise to provide tailored above-site technical assistance (TA) to the CBCHB-led project to meet the following five objectives :
  • Improve case identification
  • Strengthen linkage to and initiation of ART
  • Facilitate use of effective regimen
  • Enhance adherence and retention
  • Strengthen the health system
Based in Bafoussam, Cameroon the Finance and Operations Manager (FOM) manages, prepares, administers and directs the control of the budget; Manages the activities of the financial analyst staff; Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to executive or senior management team; Assists with development and management of internal financial audits. She/he may develop formal reporting system to communicate results of audit activities to management and regulator y compliance agencies. The FOM provides leadership and technical guidance for compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP); Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. She/he works closely with the project/program management, and/or finance management to ensure financial, administrative, contractual, logistical efficiency and compliance.

  • Monitor and enforce compliance to organization and/or donor’s policies and regulations for procurement, completion of contractual deliverables, and other areas: monitor concerns and address technical staff's questions regarding contracts and client compliance; advise and take corrective action.
  • Reviews and analyzes monthly financial reports regarding budgets- actual and forecast.
  • Provides recommendations and consuls with management on financial projects
  • Participates and provides financial reporting for annual budget planning, audit reviews and assessments.
  • Coordinate and monitor program activities with respective project staff and field staff, to perform the necessary field office startup procedures, office operations and activities.
  • May oversee administrative activities related to fiscal management, human resources, logistics and other administrative activities.
  • May serve as a specialist responsible for gathering facts, analyzing findings, reaching logical conclusions, recommending solutions, and coordinating projects.
  • Manages the project’s filing system for all contracts and agreements, and other documentation, materials, and deliverables.
  • Maintains frequent contacts with management and staff and external clients to plan and/or coordinate activities and to serve as a resource regarding administrative policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for helping to ensure that projects are staying within the established scope and budgetary parameters through analysis and consultation with management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Applied Knowledge & Skills:
  • Knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) may also be required. Experience in comprehensive management of business support and compliance functions in organizations funded via government, contracts and grants, foundation, and commercial sources.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with accounting, financial controls and financial information systems.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate business operations or administrative and support services.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent and demonstrated organizational and presentation skills.
  • Excellent and demonstrated project management skills.
  • Ability to influence, motivates, and negotiates and work will with others.
  • Is well-versed in state and federal laws and regulations that have impact on financial analysis and management controls.
  • Has familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and experience with automated financial
  • reporting, government accounting practices, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) systems.
  • Sound knowledge and past experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) practices and reporting guidelines.
  • Must have excellent organizational, supervisory, leadership and managerial skills.
  • Ability to provide strategic leadership and advice to team, exchange information and collaborate with colleagues and peers within and outside the organization.
  • Possesses a full understanding of the organizational structure, policies and practices, and the impact on own area and the entire organization.
  • Must have excellent communication, diplomatic and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
Problem Solving & Impact:
  • Works on problems moderately complex scope that require in depth evaluation of data and various factors.
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, for obtaining results.
  • Decisions made generally affect company operations and may jeopardize overall business

Supervision Given/Received:
  • Career level” manager.
  • Works under broad direction with considerable latitude for independent action.
  • Ability to motivate, mentor, and manage individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds and expertise, resulting in high quality and timely work delivery.

Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent.


Minimum of 5-8 years related work experience, including 3 years in management and 3 years working at the corporate or organization level.

Typical Physical Demands:

Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

Travel Requirements: 10% or less

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.

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