Chemonics International Job Vacancy: Finance Manager - Liberia

Chemonics seeks a finance manager for the anticipated USAID-funded READ Liberia! education initiative. READ Liberia!, a five-year, early-grade reading activity will aim to improve early grade reading skills for Liberian students in grades one and two in targeted counties. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:
  • Ensure full financial and contractual compliance of READ Liberia! activities with USAID regulations
  • Establish internal control systems, accounting and financial reporting protocols for local subcontractors and grantees, and compliance oversight policies and procedures
  • Oversee accounting, disbursement, and budgetary matters
  • Ensure procurement compliance with USAID and Chemonics financial regulations and grant management policies
  • Oversee staff and partner NGO training sessions in financial systems
  • Assure timely financial reporting to USAID
  • Master's of business administration; public administration; accounting and/or financial management, or a master's-level degree in a similar field required
  • Experience in financial management of USAID or similar donor-funded development activities with progressively increasing levels of responsibility required
  • Demonstrated grants management experience on donor-funded development projects required
  • Experience in financial management for development projects of a similar scope and scale
  • Membership in a professional body, such as Certified Public Accountants, preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
How to apply:
Send electronic submissions to by August 6, 2016. Please include "Liberia finance manager" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.