Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Deputy Director of Finance to support the Emerging Infectious Disease Branch (EIDB), the Military HIV Research Program (MHRP), as well as other awards supporting the mission of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to EIDB, MHRP, and WRAIR.
The incumbent will work closely with the Finance Director, finance team, and HJF and USG program leadership as well as HJF home office to provide proactive analysis and financial insight to ensure the achievement of business initiatives. He/she will support program budgeting, reporting and other financial management functions. He/she will lead or coordinate systems improvement initiatives.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to assimilate detailed information into the bigger picture; ability to make recommendations and follow through to implementation; ability to structure and perform financial analyses using spreadsheet software; ability to give effective oral presentations before various audiences; ability to manage time and juggle several projects simultaneously; excellent interpersonal skills with customer service orientation. Demonstrated expert proficiency in MS Office, particularly in Excel. Significant experience using databases, accounting and financial management software (such as Oracle), financial planning and reporting software (such as Adaptive Insights) and collaboration tools highly desirable. Must be highly organized and able to effectively manage multiple competing projects and priorities on an ongoing basis. Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to concisely and accurately complex financial concepts and issues to non-financial audiences.
Minimum Education: A Master’s degree in a Business related field required.
Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 6-8 years of relevant work experience required. Experience with federally funded (specifically DOD) awards required. Experience with HHS funded programs desirable. Experience with the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) highly desirable. Experience managing large, multi-site, international projects highly desirable.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.