Finance and Administration Manager – Philippines


Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business specializing in global health and international development, seeks a Finance and Administration Manager to support the Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) activity for USAID/Philippines. The Finance and Administration Manager will be responsible for all finance and administration processes in the field office. This full-time position will be located in Manila, Philippines and is long-term.


Duties and Responsibilities include:


  • Develops, manages and implements all field office policies in compliance with all applicable Panagora polices, client policies, and local laws.
  • Lead and oversea country operations, Finance and Accounting, Human Resource Management, Procurement and Purchasing, Facilities and Office Services, In-Country Travel, Workshops and Logistics.
  • Supervises staff Accountant and Administration & Logistics Coordinator employees ensuring excellent performance in compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Oversees cash flow, including fund transfers from the home office, local currency exchanges, and petty cash.
  • Works with staff Accountant to reconcile bank accounts in collaboration with the home office, as part of a month-end closing process.
  • Supports home office in development and administration of subcontracts and local partner agreements.
  • Liaises with the home office to conduct the final review of vouchers and vendor invoices to ensure the maintenance of thorough financial documentation on all field transactions.
  • Ensures that all paid invoices agree with supporting documentation, including price quotes, purchase requests, purchase orders, per Panagora’s and USAID procedures for procurement.
  • Maintains current standing with all mandated tax liabilities and organization registrations.
  • Reviews and prepares as necessary country activity travel advances, processes travel claims and works with country program staff to resolve accounting related issues.
  • Administers local benefits plans, including tracking staff vacation and sick leave balances.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting or finance or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated capacity to support a financial management or general ledger system
  • English language fluency required
  • Knowledge of regulatory, contractual, legal, and financial compliance requirements associated with USAID funding required
  • Prior experience working on USAID funded projects strongly preferred
  • Strong knowledge working on MS Excel and QuickBooks and other accounting software
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to details.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and adapt to frequently changing priorities


To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter to with the position title in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.


Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.