FHI360 Associate Director, Corporate Finance in Durham, North Carolina

Job Description – Associate Director, Corporate Accounting

  • Provides leadership and directly supervises Accounting Manager, and Labor Supervisor, and ensures their accountability and performance of respective department outputs.

  • Ensures reconciliation of all corporate accounting systems and sub-systems, and works closely with Associate Director, Field Accounting to ensure accurate integration of field finance data into corporate accounting systems and ledgers.

  • Oversees timely reconciliation of all corporate balance sheet accounts.

  • Responsible for overseeing month-end close procedures for all corporate accounting departments, and inter-company systems, to ensure accurate and timely month end close.

  • Ensure timely and successful resolution of all corporate accounting transactional queries and issues company-wide.

  • Manages the development, implementation, and maintenance of all corporate accounting functions within FHI360’s accounting software system.

  • Responsible for overseeing testing, setup, functionality and successful implementation of corporate accounting software enhancements, and is fully cognizant of integration of corporate system with other systems.

  • Ensure integrity of all corporate accounting financial data in systems, and that it supports financial reporting and analysis objectives.

  • Responsible for ensuring accounting system setup and functionality, and conduct of corporate accounting processes for indirect cost rate structures, pools, service centers, allocations, clearing accounts, inter-company accounts, and other accounting processes within accounting software system.

  • Responsible for producing monthly organizational financial management reports, ad hoc reports, and corporate accounting KPI’s.

  • Assists Director, Accounting and the Audit Manager in the preparation of annual audited financial statements, including consolidated financial statements.

  • Ensures provision of all corporate accounting information to auditors.

  • Responsible for content development of corporate accounting standard operating procedures, and assisting Director, Accounting with development of accounting policies.

  • Responsible for providing leadership on corporate finance projects and improvement initiatives, and ensuring successful implementation.

  • Manages preparation of all incurred cost proposal schedules and information required to be submitted to cognizant US government agency.

  • Ensures inter-company accounting systems and business procedures are adequate and compliant with internal and external requirements.

  • Provides mentoring and technical leadership and subject matter expertise to departmental staff.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or business administration required.

  • Minimum of 8+ years of finance management experience 10 years related work experience preferred, including 5+ years’ experience managing a team of finance professionals at a regional or corporate headquarters level of a large or medium size international organization.

  • Significant experience working for an international non-governmental organizations or US government contractor required.

  • High degree of technical accounting competency required. Must have strong project accounting, fund accounting, and inter-company accounting knowledge. CPA qualification is essential.

  • Knowledge of US GAAP, CAS, OMB 2 CFR 200 and US govt cost allowability principles required.

  • Significant experience using ERP systems or complex accounting software systems required. Knowledge of Deltek CostPoint is essential. Knowledge of MS Navision desirable.

  • Previous experience leading or participating in design and implementation of an ERP system highly regarded.

  • Strong system and data analytical skills required. Must be able to solve complex problems both individually, and by leveraging team skills and resources.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of cost pools and allocations required.

  • Excellent MS Excel skills required. Strong knowledge and skills in other MS Office application highly regarded.

  • Proven ability to provide both operational and strategic leadership required.

  • Must have excellent organizational, supervisory, and managerial skills.

  • Must be articulate and professional, with good communication and negotiation skills.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.