Senior Finance Officer job at FHI 360

Vacancy title:
Senior Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

FHI 360

Deadline of this Job:
14 March 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, February 25, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Senior Finance officer will provide support in the areas of financial management, accounting and record keeping within the FHI360 /Tanzania Country Office (CO) and ensure that all functions, including those under the Implementing partners (IPs), are conducted in an efficient and effective manner and in compliance with USAID and FHI360 policies, procedures and regulations

Main Function/Responsibilities
• Overall, in charge of the finance unit in the absence of the finance manager
• Provide financial systems control and oversight in keeping with FHI360 and USAID regulations and according to international accounting standards.
• Review and certify petty cash transactions
• Review the transactions entered into GFAS by the Finance Officers and ensure the accuracy of the codes and amounts entered and the completeness of the transactions before posting.
• Prepare and review the projects, activity and the CO fiscal year budgets in collaboration with program staff and project directors.
• Ensure timely closure and submission of the GFAS monthly financial reports and any other specifically required financial reports, such as quarterly pipelines to Headquarters (HQ)
• Assist in communicating with the bank on all issues related to the projects and CO, including bank account balances, check book requests, bank statements etc.
• Coordinate with the Senior Finance Manager on CO and IP audits and assists the Senior Finance Manager in ensuring that the audit recommendations are effectively implemented.
• Conduct pre-award reviews for implementing partners for qualifying recipients (primarily those exceeding US $50,000 or others as deemed appropriate in accordance with established FHI360 procedures).
• Assist in the development of IP budgets and provide capacity building technical assistance to the IP finance staff.
• Review recipient monthly financial reports (MFRs) and conduct scheduled financial review visits to the IPs
• Performs other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Diploma in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, and minimum of 5-7 years’ related experience. MBA or CPA, ACA or any other relevant professional qualification is desirable.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in financial management and reporting.
• Working experience in grants management is desirable.
• Ability to develop effective work plan and priorities to meet business objectives.
• Budget development skills with multi funding sources and general ledger skills.
• Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Familiarity with or knowledge of donor-funded projects and grants management policies and procedures; experience with USAID preferred.
• Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key stakeholders.
• Ability to adapt easily to changing needs and patterns of work.
• Good report writing and documentation skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
• Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
• Ability to motivate and work well with others; and serves as a resource to others in resolving moderately complex problems.
• Works under minimal supervision.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 March 2022
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 25-02-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-02-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-02-2066
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