Financial Analyst

CAMRIS International, Ukraine
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Job Description

CAMRIS is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve development outcomes. We apply a customized, customer-centric business approach to offer greater value to our clients.

CAMRIS seeks a Financial Analyst for the upcoming USAID/Ukraine’s Monitoring and Learning Support (MEL) Activity. This will be a five-year activity to holistically assist USAID Ukraine and Belarus in its overall monitoring, and its collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) needs over the implementation of its five-year 2018-2023 Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) with an expected start date in 2019. The USAID MEL mechanism has two key performance objectives:

  • Implementing the mission-wide Performance Management Plan (PMP) which includes monitoring strategic progress, project performance, programmatic assumptions, and operational context; evaluating performance and impact; and learning and adapting from evidence; and
  • Supporting the ongoing Mission monitoring and learning needs, particularly key processes and systems that may be updated, improved, consolidated; and robust Mission capacity to sustain best practices.
  • Ensure compliance and consistency with CAMRIS policies and procedures, as well as compliance with the terms and conditions of USAID contracts and agreements.
  • Analyze and present financial reports, budget to actual expenditure information and monthly and annual financial statements in an accurate and timely manner to HQ.
  • Oversee all financial and project accounting and reporting.
  • Maintain records and accounts of daily transactions, ensuring accuracy and completeness of files and supporting documentation to serve as evidence of transactions.
  • Prepare and submit reports and required documentation in compliance with local government laws.
  •  Ensure cost consciousness in collaboration with the Chief of Party.
  • Provide assistance to program staff and project budget preparation, as needed.
  • Process cash disbursements in accordance with financial management policies and established approvals.
  •  Assist CAMRIS HQ with monthly yearly reconciliations, VAT reimbursements, inventory lists, etc.
  • Manage all matters related to project operations and administration including all project human resources.
  • Maintain long and short term personnel and consultant files.
  • Provide recruitment and orientation to staff and consultants.
  • Work closely with CAMRIS HQ to purchase and/or maintain adequate health and other insurance policies, etc.
  • Manage office space leases to ensure compliance with payments and requirements.
  • Ensure organization of financial and administrative files.
  • Carry out any other tasks as assigned by the Chief of Party or CAMRIS HQ as requested.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required, an advanced degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of eight years of related sector work experience in international development project financial and administrative leadership roles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of United States Government financial rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to project and program compliance and reporting,
  • Excellent writing and presentation ability, with demonstrated experience working constructively with high-level government counterparts.
  • Knowledge of USAID rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Experience with Ukrainian labor codes, rules and regulations is required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.
  • Experience with oversight over large international development project budgets.
  • Fluency in English, Ukrainian, and/or Russian is highly preferred.