• Finance and Administration (F&A) Manager – Iraq IMEP

    Posted Date 6 months ago(10/30/2017 10:34 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.


    Job Title:                                      Finance and Administration (F&A) Manager – Iraq IMEP

    Department/Location:                 Iraq

    Reports To:                                    Deputy Chief of Party/M&E Specialist

    Type:                                             Regular Full-Time



    International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) is seeking an experienced Iraqi Finance and Administration Manger for the USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and Office of Food for Peace (FFP) Iraq’s Monitoring and Evaluation Program (IMEP), working in all provinces of Iraq with possible travel to countries such as Turkey, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon, and the United Arab Emirates. IMEP aims to establish a third-party monitoring system to provide the OFDA and FFP with high-quality data to assess the current status of relief programs and inform future programming decisions based on lessons learned. IBTCI is seeking a skilled development and humanitarian assistance professional who has previous experience in a similar SRS or equivalent role. The F&A Manager will be the lead staff person for managing the financial/accounting operations and for managing the office’s administrative and personnel (human resources) activities. 


    Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

    • Responsible for day-to-day accounting functions, review financial documents for accuracy, maintain records and prepare transfer requests, monitor project expenses, and ensure that financial and administrative functions of the office are carried out within the framework of IBTCI and USAID policies and procedures;
    • Ensure that all administrative tasks are completed, office supplies are maintained, and travel arrangements are secured;


    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Progressively responsible experience as a senior finance manager with a reputable NGO, development contractor or donor agency is desirable;
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology (private sector, governmental, and nonprofit) and an ability to understand accounting practices and procedures; to analyze data, narrative reports, and workload flow charts, etc.;
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with accounting and non-accounting individuals;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft programs i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc., and the ability to use various commercially available accounting software programs.


    Minimum Requirements:

    • At least five (5) years of relevant work experience
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, analytic skills, interpersonal skills, and team management skills.
    • He/she must be an Iraqi National
    • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English


    Education:  A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Business Administration options or equivalent and an ACA/ACCA/CPA or other recognized professional accounting qualification


    Working Environment:  Work is typically performed in an office environment.


    Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.


    Travel:  Travel to Turkey, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon, and the United Arab Emirates may be required.


    Supervisory Responsibility:  This position does have supervisory responsibilities.


    No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.


    IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.


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