Chemonics Manager, Finance and Compliance Review in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Manager, Finance and Compliance Review

Location:* Washington, DC

Department:RMD - FCR

Job Level:Mid-Level

Employment Type:Full time



Chemonics seeks a Finance & Compliance Review (FCR) Manager, to join our Risk Management Division. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are knowledgeable about U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) regulations, financial compliance, and accounting. We are looking for individuals who are detail-oriented, share lessons learned, demonstrate solid judgment, and enjoy travel. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Travel to field offices or remotely conduct reviews to obtain reasonable assurance of project compliance with Chemonics, USAID, and Federal policies and procedures

  • Write and review assignment reports outlining observations and recommendations about project compliance

  • Track the status of recommendations and ensure their timely implementation by regularly meeting with Project Management Units (PMUs) and communicating with the field offices

  • Assist with external audits and reviews conducted by third-parties and provide required information related to project(s) under audit/review

  • Provide financial compliance guidance for PMU and field office


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Degree and experience strongly preferred in areas of accounting, business, economics, finance, or management

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience with ability to handle routine tasks and operational issues

  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing

  • Willingness to travel and work abroad for upwards of 40% of the time per year

  • Experience living or conducting work (including volunteer activates) in developing countries preferred

  • Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work with large data sets

  • Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results

  • Able to multitask and manage time effectively

  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and initiative to learn new skills

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications

  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

  • Knowledge of audit or accounting software and/or statistical sampling methodogies preferred

  • French or Spanish language proficiency preferred

Application instructions:

Apply through our Career Center at by April 30, 2018. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.