Finance and Administration Director at DT Global

  • Full Time
  • Sudan

DT Global


  • DT Global is seeking a Finance and Administration Director to support the USAID Sudan STEP-UP project. This role will be responsible for maintaining and improving the project’s financial systems and records, according to DT Global and US Government (USG) rules and regulations. The Finance and Adm inistration Director will provide technical oversight to the finance teams in Sudan and Kenya. In addition, the Finance and Adm inistration Director will also be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Nairobi, Kenya project head office. This position will report to the Deputy Chief of Party – Operations (DCOP-O).

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for financial direction according to USAID and DT Global policies and procedures, corresponding local legislation in Sudan and Kenya, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Maintaining and improving STEP-UP Sudan financial systems, including:
    • Manage the maintenance and upgrade of financial and payroll information systems
    • Review and approve all Field Office Expense Reports (FOERs) submitted by the Finance team
    • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of the FOERs prior to their submission to DT Global’s US-based HQ finance team
    • Oversee any required corrections following HO FOER review
    • Ensures the upload of all financial documentation to DT Global Online
  • Working with the Finance Manager (FM), ensure a steady flow of project funds, through timely and accurate fund replenishment requests; enacting cash controls to ensure there is a minimum of unutilized funds in the field
  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the Nairobi platform, including:
    • Immigration and travel logistics
    • Nairobi office administration
    • Oversee any operational and programmatic procurements managed by the Nairobi platform
    • Ensure STEP-UP tax remittances are made to the appropriate tax authorities in a timely manner and in accordance with Kenyan and Sudanese tax law
    • Support DCOP-O with ad hoc operations and procurement tasks in Kenya and Sudan
    • Other duties as requested by the DCOP-O

Education & Minimum Qualifications:

  • Academic qualifications in finance, management, business, or related field; advanced degree preferred
  • More than 10 years of experience managing complex development projects with a concentration in finance and adm inistration in the East African region, with previous experience on USAID programs preferred
  • English fluency required

Core Competencies:

  • TEAMWORK: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.
  • COMMUNICATION: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.
  • ADAPTABILITY: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.
  • CUSTOMER/CLIENT FOCUSED: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner.
  • DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly.
  • PROFESSIONALISM: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.

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