Director of Finance and Operations - Indonesia


Cardno is preparing for a number of upcoming USAID opportunities in Indonesia and is seeking Directors of Finance and Operations.

Cardno is preparing for a number of upcoming USAID opportunities in Indonesia including programs that aim to strengthen local governance, environmental conservation, and the energy sector. The programs will work closely with the Government of Indonesia, private sector, financial institutions, civil society organizations, and other key stakeholders to further advance their capacity and commitment to implanting best practices and planning across various sectors.  The Director of Finance and Operations will support one of these efforts, should Cardno be selected to implement the USAID-funded effort.
The Director of Finance and Operations’ primary responsibilities are to ensure strong financial management and adequate internal controls of the program's funds. This position manages a team to ensure and implement proper approvals and that contractual documentation is filed appropriately, electronically and in hard copy. The role manages and implements project wide financial, compliance, and contractual controls to mitigate risk. It will also track expenditures to ensure spending is in line with the field operational budget and will collaborate with program partners and program grants and subcontracting staff to ensure the sound use of grant funding and compliance with financial regulations.
Required: MS/MA (or equivalent) in a relevant field
Preferred: N/A
  • Ten or more years of experience in finance and operation on a donor funded project.
  • Five or more years of experience in management or senior-level positions on an international donor-funded program.
  • Previous experience in Indonesia or in SE Asia desired.
  • Experience working under pressure, multi-tasking, and meeting management deadlines.
  • Experience working with a multi-disciplinary team in an office environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of USG financial reporting and compliance requirements.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills demonstrated by ability to work both independently and within a team, assess priorities, and manage a variety of activities with attention to detail.
  • Proven leadership and capacity in negotiation and conflict management.
  • Knowledge of and experience with rule of law and international, national, and local legal frameworks that address corruption and their application at national levels.
  • Experience working with a wide range of stakeholders in challenging environments.
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required.
  • Excellent conceptual, verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Demonstrated commitment to principles of gender equality, capacity development and anti-corruption.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity.
  • Ability to solve problems.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to manage through systems.
  • Ability to build and maintain useful and wide-ranging networks of contacts at institution, country or regional level.
  • Ability to quickly understand regional/country context and local sensitivities.
  • Ability to build and maintain cooperative and productive relationships with an effective range of external contacts.
  • Ability to be flexible to changes in working hours where required.
  • Ability to negotiate effectively combining logic and reason with interpersonal sensitivity.
  • Interpersonal Savvy, Teamwork, Problem Solving, Communications, Process Management/Improvement, Risk Management, Drive for Results, Personal Learning, Functional/Technical Skills.
  • Travel may be required up to 25% of the time.

  • Standard office operations - keyboard use, sitting for extended periods of time, pulling drawers, lifting papers <10lbs.