Closing Date : 2019-06-23
Duty Station : Manila, Philippines
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Organization: Panagora Group
Country: Philippines
Closing date: 23 Jun 2019

Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business specializing in global health and international development, seeks a Finance and Administration Manager to support an anticipated five-year evidence-driven collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) activity for USAID/Philippines. This full-time position is in Manila, Philippines.


Develop, manage, and implement all activity office policies in compliance with all applicable Panagora polices, client policies, and local lawsLead oversea country operations, Finance and Accounting, Human Resource Management, Procurement and Purchasing, Facilities and Office Services, In-Country Travel, Workshops and LogisticsSupervise operations employees ensuring excellent performance in compliance with all applicable regulationsOversee cash flow, including fund transfers from the home office, local currency exchanges, and petty cashWork with bookkeeper to reconcile bank accounts in collaboration with the home office, as part of a month-end closing processSupport home office in development and administration of subcontracts and local partner agreementsLiaise with the home office to conduct the final review of vouchers and vendor invoices to ensure the maintenance of thorough financial documentation on all activity office transactionsEnsure that all paid invoices agree with supporting documentation, including price quotes, purchase requests, purchase orders, per Panagora s and USAID procedures for procurementMaintain current standing with all mandated tax liabilities and organization registrationsReview and prepare as necessary country activity travel advances, process travel claims and work with country program staff to resolve accounting related issues.Administer local benefits plans, including tracking staff vacation and sick leave balancesServe as the primary point of contact for recruitment of short-term technical assistance and subcontracts under the task orderWork closely with project staff in drafting and gaining approval of statements of work (SOWs)Responsible for maintaining to the database with up-to-date information on potential consultants and subcontractors and contract them quicklyConduct due diligence checks, including reference checks and salary and education verificationNegotiation of salaries or subcontract terms per contract termsEnsure timely procurements in accordance with USAID regulationsEnsure project management is USAID compliant


Bachelor s degree or equivalent in accounting or finance or related field Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experienceDemonstrated capacity to support a financial management or general ledger systemMust be a legal resident of the Philippines. S/he may be Filipino or an expatriate already living in the Philippines with a minimum of five years experience living and working in developing countryFluency in written and spoken English, fluency in Tagalog preferredKnowledge of regulatory, contractual, legal, and financial compliance requirements associated with USAID funding requiredPrior experience working on USAID-funded projects strongly preferredExperience recruiting, onboarding, and managing consultantsExperience working on USAID or other USG contractsExcellent knowledge of USAID rules and regulationsStrong knowledge working on MS Excel and QuickBooks and other accounting software Excellent analytical skills and attention to detailsAbility to meet deadlines, multi-task and adapt to frequently changing priorities
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Panagora is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.

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