Friday, 1 July 2016

Job Opportunity at Feed the Children, Application Deadline: 06 Jul 2016


Job Title: Finance & Administration Manager
Reporting to: Country Director
Job Category: Management
Work station: Dar es Salaam

Purpose of the role
As a member of management, to support the Country Director (CD) and other members of the team in efficient use and allocation of financial resources in accordance with set policies and procedures.

The Finance & Administration Manager is responsible for all aspects of financial accounting, & administration at FEED office in Tanzania. S/he will be responsible for accurate financial record keeping, reconciliations and office administration.
The FM will be responsible for managing all bank statements, inventory records, invoices, documentations of all balance sheet accounts, and prepare financial statements and reports. The Job-holder will be expected to make recommendations as well as assist the team interpret financial reports and departmental budgets, working closely with HODs to implement effective financial management system.
The FM will work closely with the Grants Team & Chief Financial Officer Head Office.

Summary of Duties:
Support the team in developing long term program funding strategy.
Ensure implementation, and management of financial systems and procedures.
Adherence to internal controls, International Finance standards and efficient use of financial resources.
Support program teams develop realistic budgets, effective monitoring, timely and accurate reporting.
Developing and documenting financial procedures to ensure full accountability.
Oversee drawing & managing of Donor/Service contracts adhering to legal requirements.
Review and analyze the current inventory and Procurement manual, control systems and procedures.
Provide financial & technical support to management and budget-holders.
Identify training needs of the finance and support team, develop and strengthen capacity on various professional fronts.
Ensure compliance with all Statutory and organization audit requirements.
Manage payroll, leave records and benefits systems for staff based on HR policies
Sending out monthly summaries to all Managers regarding departmental budgets’ updates and holding regular meetings with them to provide financial leadership.
Oversee administration functions, Procurement, HR & IT support, logistics, fleet operations, office inventory and other day to day running.
Ensure Standard Operating Procedures for the administration are followed.
Support Country Director to coordinate visitors and events in the country office.
Flexible to take up other duties assigned by the Country/Regional Director.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
Professional qualifications in CPA/ACCA a Masters will be an added advantage.
5 years accounting experience, 3 be at Senior Program Accountant level.
Excellent Accounting computer experience and knowledge of QuickBooks will be an advantage.
Experience budgeting, financial reporting and administration preferably within NGO setting.
Flexible to travel occasionally and support field projects.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Proven ability to think strategically and meet strict deadlines.
Good knowledge of local Procurement and Labour laws and best practises.
Commitment to FEED values and observe Child Protection Policies

If you meet the requirements mentioned above please send your application and detailed CV
to by 6th July 2016.

Feed the Children is an equal opportunity employer committed to Child protection policies.
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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