Save the Children is seeking a Finance Director for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded Supporting Learning Outcomes Activity program in South Sudan. This activity which will promote approaches and strategies to improve learning outcomes among children and youth ages 10 to 15, including development of both formal and non-formal education approaches and methodologies, to increase literacy and numeracy in South Sudan.
The Finance Director oversees all financial management, internal controls and financial compliance aspects of the program, in accordance with USAID guidance and regulations. S/he provides financial and operational management to ensure the best use of resources by preparing sound budgets, monitoring project expenses, and providing accurate and timely financial reports for donors.
This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
Qualified local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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