Director of Finance & Administration
American Institutes for Research
Location: International Offices
Last Date: August 1, 2008


Position: Director of Finance & Administration
Location: International Offices


The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a premier research organization specializing in education, educational assessment, and other social policy issues. Headquartered in Washington, DC AIR has over 1,300 staff serving in more than 25 locations world-wide. AIR is recruiting candidates for the position of Director of Finance and Administration for its international development efforts.


The Director of Finance and Administration will design, implement and supervise adherence to financial policy, budgets and internal control measures. This position will oversee the overall administrative and financial management function, produce timely financial reports, lead the preparation of budgets, and ensure compliance with USAID regulations regarding accounting, auditing and financial management requirements. In addition, the Director will be responsible for the in-country accounting procedures at all levels of the project—headquarters, provincial/area, and division. S/he will ensure transparent financial transactions are allocable, allowable, and reasonable.


The successful candidate should have thorough knowledge of not-for-profit accounting principles, and best practices in the profession. In addition, the Director should have good knowledge of USAID policy, procedural and reporting requirements, as well as knowledge of U.S and local accounting practices and relevant laws. A graduate degree in accounting or business administration from an accredited university and a minimum of 5 years of experience in project administration is required. Significant overseas experience required.

For more information, please contact Lesley Sepanloo at To apply, please visit the Careers section of and search by job # 5567. EOE


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