Job Title: Finance ManagerDepartment: FinanceReporting to: Country DirectorLocation: AMIDEAST – Cairo Office Position Summary:The Finance Manager is responsible for AMIDEAST field office accounting, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, cash management, operations’ data analysis, analyze markets for business opportunities planning and strategizing, investigate and advise senior managers on ways to improve profitability. The Finance Manager reports directly to the Country Director with the capacity to liaise with the Regional Finance Director and HQ Controller.Responsibilities: Monitor the AMIDEAST financials to ensure appropriate design, implementation and management of all financial systems.Direct the preparation and negotiation of a proposed project, grant and services for a fee budget and modifications, and coordinate with partners/donors as appropriate ensuring compliance with international and local donor procedures and regulations in implementation of all program activities.Manage, monitor, and update project budgets and obligated funds and also review and analyze variations and share with donors as may be required.Supervise, manage and maintain organization finances, transactions, purchase orders, contracts, and petty cash.Design and regularly update the AMIDEAST Egypt finance manual in coordination with the Regional Director and HQ.Provide assistance and guidance to all project managers on comprehending financially and labor reports.Lead development of AMIDEAST field office annual operating the budget, rolling forecasts, and related internal management and operational reporting.Review and assist the Country Director in monitoring field office (functional) and program financial performance keeping management abreast of current and projected performance and trends.Provide training to staff on budgeting, accounting procedures and other relevant areas as needed.Work closely with HQ Controller and Regional Finance Director in response to external audits, as well as with our Internal Auditor on internal audits.Work closely with HQ Treasury department to effectively prepare accurate cash forecasts and weekly cash positions.Prepare financial reports as required for program sponsors in coordination with HQ accounting and HQ contracts and grants departments.Participate in the proposal pricing process as a key member of pricing teamMonitors and reviews field office (functional) and program financial performance keeping management abreast of current and projected performance and trends. Work closely with the Country Director, HQ Controller and Regional Finance Director in response to external and internal audits.Supervise all financial staff in Cairo and Alexandria and serve as the point person for organization-related financial queries, coordinating all correspondence from Head Quarters in DC regarding wiring of cash, payments and other financial matters together with effective preparation of accurate cash forecasts and weekly cash positions.Oversight of all field office accounting including monthly closing process, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and monthly reconciliation activities. All to be completed on a timely manner and in accordance with HQ standardized processes.Monitor the review and clearance of vouchers for disbursement to vendors, contactors, consultants, suppliers and employees.Develop, review, and punctually submit monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements/reports for donors as may be required by grant/donor agreements and in coordination with HQ accounting and HQ contracts and grants departments.Ensure staff liaises with the authorized bank on day to day operational matters; ensure preparation and transmission of domestic and international wires, Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) payments (where available).Ensure that monthly timesheets of finance staff are signed and approved in a timely manner.Ensure compliance with local statutes, including internal reviews and annual audits, etc.Maximize the use of our transactional accounting system – Deltek Costpoint, as well as the AMIDEAST proprietary, Pro-class (point of sale system).Manage the daily performance of finance staff and conducts their performance management evaluation in a concise and timely manner. Oversee training and development of accounting staff as required.Other accounting/finance and analysis duties as assigned.Demonstrate world class cultural attributes and behaviors in all interactions with country directors, project managers, department heads, and senior staff.