The Mitchell Group (TMG), an international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC, is currently seeking applications from qualified Fiscal Agent Managers for an anticipated six-year MCC-funded Program in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
The Fiscal Agent will provide professional services for fiscal management and funds control such as budgeting, financial management, internal controls, accounting, disbursements, financial reporting, and account reconciliation to ensure the proper, efficient, effective, and transparent use of the funds to be provided under the Program. The Fiscal Agent Manager will be responsible for the overall project management and quality control to support the client in its fiscal accountability responsibilities.
- Master’s degree in business, economics, finance, accounting, public administration, or related field.
- Professional financial management qualifications (Accounting certifications such as ACCA, CA or CPA, or equivalent specialized training).
- The Fiscal Agent Manager will at a minimum possess the following skills and professional experience.
- Significant experience (10 years or more) working as a financial management professional.
- Experience setting up a financial management operation.
- Proven leadership quantities experience.
- Excellent communication skills and experience working with high level government officials and business executives.
- Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in French.
- Experience working in similar countries. Experience working on donor-funded projects in developing countries is an advantage.
- Extensive experience and proficiency in the use of automated commitment, budgeting, and accounting software applications. Experience using SAP is desirable.
- Experience working in French speaking West Africa is desirable.
- Knowledge and experience of contract and procurement procedures would be an advantage.
How to Apply:
Please send relevant CV/resume, three (3) references, and 1420 Biodata form to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, please indicate “Fiscal Agent Manager” -YOUR LAST NAME. CV/resumes will be reviewed as they are received, early application is encouraged. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
No phone calls please.