Honduras: Finance & Administration Manager

Organization: Counterpart International
Country: Honduras
Closing date: 31 Jan 2017

Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures. For more information on Counterpart, please visit our website at www.Counterpart.org


Counterpart International is currently seeking a Finance & Administration Manager to supervise the financial, accounting, operational, fiscal and administrative functions of the Participation for Responsive Governance (CPRG) Program. This individual will ensure strict and timely compliance with all applicable Honduran laws, donor (USAID) and Counterpart’s norms, policies and procedures. This is a full-time position based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. This position will report to the Chief of Party (CoP).

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Manage the financial and operational functions of the Program, including but not limited to management and supervision of project procurement, logistics and human resources operational processes, ensuring compliance with USAID’s and Counterpart’s policies and procedures as well as with local laws and regulations while applying the best financial and accounting practices.;

· Prepare the Program’s and organization’s monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports, including tracking, reporting, and documenting cost share requirements;

· Prepare and coordinate the preparation of budgets, projections and monthly monitoring expenses;

· Maintain and update the Program’s financial accounts;

· Lead and coordinate the Finance and Administration team to support the administrative, logistic and financial processes in order to support the implementation of Program activities;

· Review and ensure that all recruiting and selection processes for both employees and consultants follow transparent and rigorous procedures and comply with the required documentation and approvals;

· Oversee the project’s management/implementation of human resources policies and procedures as well as compliance with applicable labor and fiscal laws and regulations;

· Ensure efficient use of the Program’s assets and the continuous and smooth functioning of the Honduran office’s facilities, infrastructure and equipment;

· Conduct an internal auditing process for the organization’s financial and administrative procedures, ensuring compliance with all Counterpart’s and USAID’s rules and regulations;

· Coordinate disbursements and reconciliations of the grants program;

· In coordination with USAID, guarantee an efficient use of all fiscal benefits granted by the Honduran government to NGOs

· Recommend improvements or changes to the financial and administrative policies and procedures, as well as manage the implementation of approved policies;

· Keep informed and up-to-date on approved changes to the country’s laws and regulations as they apply to the organization and the Program’s activities, making appropriate recommendations to the Program Leadership for implementation and compliance;

· Perform other related tasks as assigned.



· Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance;

· A minimum of five years of management-level experience in financial, administrative, and accounting areas;

· Knowledge and experience with donor-funded Programs, preferably USAID;

· Knowledge and extensive experience using Microsoft Office, QuickBooks and/or other financial software, Internet, Skype and similar e-communications;

· Knowledge of the Honduran fiscal and banking systems;

· Strong staff management and team-building skills, influencing and promoting a positive working environment;

· Demonstrated leadership, management, decision-making and positive interpersonal skills;

· Ability to perform efficiently independently and under pressure and as an effective team member;

· Strong attention to details;

· Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills;

· Excellent oral and written communications skills;

· Verbal and written fluency in English and Spanish;

· Ability to think strategically and to act in the best interests of the organization as a whole


· Strong sense of responsibility;

· Punctuality and commitment;

· Positive attitude and interpersonal skills;

· Good Judgment

How to apply:

All those interested in this position please apply via this link https://rew12.ultipro.com/COU1004/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*B3865F17857AD1B9

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