The QED Group, LLC

  • Finance, Compliance and HR Manager

    Job Locations JO
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Close Date
    10/10/2018
  • Overview

    The QED Group, LLC, is a full-service international consulting firm committed to solving complex global challenges through innovative solutions. We are determined to provide all our clients with best-value services so they increase their efficiency, learning capacity, and accountability to the public in an ever more complex and interconnected world. Through Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning and Knowledge Management practice areas, QED is working to maximize our clients' return on investment through accountability, continuous learning, and sound management.

     

    QED is seeking a Finance, Compliance and HR Manager to serve on the Jordan Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Project (USAID MEL). USAID MEL will contribute to 1) ensuring that USAID’s development programs in Jordan achieve their intended results through an efficient and effective mechanism; and 2) building the institutional capacity of local MEL firms to assuming increasing management responsibility of MEL awards. The project will also provide support services for designing and conducting evaluations, monitoring performance, and applying learning and adaptive management, while ensuring sustainability through building the capacity of USAID and Implementing Partner (IP) staff as well as local stakeholders.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage and maintain accounting, finance, and HR records including those related to staff in accordance with donor regulations and QED corporate policies, and monitor project accounts
    • Manage all HR related operations and ensure compliance with home office HR policies and standard procedures.
    • Responsible for preparing vacancy announcements, screening and interviewing job applicants, negotiating biodatas, referring qualified applicants to supervisors, and drafting long and short-term agreements.
    • Ensure project expenditures are within established budget parameters and confirm completion of corresponding documentation. Tracking the transfer of funds between the headquarters office and field office.
    • Responsible for preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports including sub-award reports as required.
    • Liaise with USAID on issues related to vetting, VAT compliance, VAT reimbursement, and sub-award reporting. Prepare and submit VAT reporting per USAID requirements and support home office completion of annual foreign tax reporting requirements
    • Manage all vendor and supplier accounts including invoices, journal entries, and account reconciliations. Ensure that all vendor invoices are processed in a timely manner.
    • Supervise daily financial operations of the contract including cash flow management, time sheet recording, and daily monitoring of obligations, budgets, and expenditures. 
    • Review and track bank and petty cash balances. Prepare and submit monthly and ad-hoc funds request forms as required per QED’s policies to ensure sufficient liquidity while minimizing cash-on-hand.
    • Ensure that the program implementation is in accordance with USAID and QED regulations and procedures and the specifications, in particular client regulations articulated in the project’s contract, as well as QED’s operational and accounting policies and procedures. This will include ensuring that all procurement processes are transparent, fair, and expeditious.
    • Support audits conducted by the home office and USAID. Assist subcontractors in audit or compliance reviews. Serve as the field office point person in all audits.

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in finance, administration, or related area (e.g., accounting, management, or compliance).
    • The candidate should have from 7 to 10 years of experience and be skilled in USAID’s policies and procedures in regards to financial management, financial reporting, human resources and compliance.
    • Ability to work independently, to be able to accept and discharge substantial responsibilities, to prioritize work assignments, to meet deadlines, and to exercise professional judgment.
    • Strong computer skills, including advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, email, the Internet and Microsoft Windows applications.
    • Strong management skills and excellent interpersonal communication skills.
    • Excellent English and Arabic language skills, both verbal and written.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

    1. Complete the online application.
    2. Attach your resume.
    3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
    4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

    Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

    Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

     

    Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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