MEP seeks experienced, prepared, dedicated and ready-to-deploy Deputy Director of Finance (overseas – Afghanistan)

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    Zach Pappas
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    Job Description

    Mission Essential Personnel is currently accepting applications for a Deputy Director of Finance position located in Afghanistan. Individual will lead and manage finance team in Afghanistan in finance project operations and advise senior leadership on all aspects of project finance issues. Additionally, individual provides solutions to short term issues and recommends long term solutions.

    Essential Functions

    • Oversee all policies, procedures, and protocols necessary to account for all money received, disbursed, and expended in support of a $70M linguist program. Understand and administer all relevant DCAA requirements.
    • Manage 4-8 finance staff deployed in distant regions of Afghanistan who administer theater finance functions
    • Recommends solutions for technical and procedural items and implements best practices across functional groups
    • Demonstrate leadership and ethical standards through personal and professional conduct. Provide superior program support, advice and teamwork to the Theater Director and other staff members.
    • Interact with the Program Management to ensure all systems are green at all times and that all transactions performed in theater are transparent
    • Interact with corporate finance to ensure transparency at the highest levels in order to maintain confidence and trust in deployed finance operations
    • Initiate cost avoidance measures where needed
    • Have excellent knowledge of software tools and systems to recommend and assist in implementation of new systems and processes; while maintaining current systems
    • Understand the operational and political environment in Afghanistan to make key and timely recommendations to senior leaders
    • Be able to multi-task the staff and train to have coverage in all areas at all times
    • Create and maintain a multi-disciplined finance staff in line with project and company needs

    Minimum Qualifications

    • BS minimum required
    • Superior technical abilities and ability to program and troubleshoot MS Office applications; in particular Excel
    • 5-10 years consistently more complex and responsible experience in an operational finance or accounting position.
    • Operational finance experience in deployed environment.
    • Proven record of financial control and ability to work with auditors and exceed DCAA or other USG auditing standards.
    • Prior experience working at DCAA or other DOD auditing agency.
    • Secret Clearance
    • US Citizen with U.S. Passport

    To learn more, and to apply for this position, please click here.

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