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Finance Director - International Training and Education Center for Health

Discussion in 'Nafasi za Kazi na Tenda' started by Maxence Melo, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    Position summary:

    Reporting directly to the I-TECH Tanzania Deputy Country Director for Operations, the Finance Director will be responsible for management and oversight of all financial processes and procedures such as budget coordination and monitoring, cash management, financial procedures and internal controls, procurement, payroll systems, computerized accounting systems and procedures and audit management and leadership to the finance team.

    General Roles and Responsibilities
    • Provide direct supervision to the Finance Manager and ensure the Finance team fulfills financial goals of the organization as well as establishing a strong finance team.
    • Provide vision, leadership and financial management within the organization
    • Develop recommendations to senior management for the monitoring, evaluation and improvement of all financial services and procedures
    • Work in close collaboration with I-TECH HQ and in-country management to coordinate budget preparations, ensuring quality control and management input.
    • Lead and coordinate the internal audit and annual external audit process and ensure audit compliance.
    • Collaborate on the development of policies and procedures for procurement and ensuring appropriate segregation of duties.
    • Ensure financial compliance with Fiscal policy per the Field Office Manual and GAAP and compliance with donor rules and regulations.
    • Oversee preparation and submission of periodic and timely financial reports to the relevant stakeholders.

    • Professional Accounting qualification such as ACCA/CPA/CIMA/CA preferably with a Master’s Degree in Finance or Business Administration.
    • A minimum of ten years professional accounting work experience, which demonstrates increasingly responsible financial management experience preferably in an international development organization.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in working with a US donor funded program(s).
    • Familiarity with managing donor funded programs particularly with those that are USG funded.
    • Clear written and verbal communication skills, close attention to detail and ability to communicate financial and accounting information to I-TECH management in Tanzania and the Headquarters in Seattle.
    • Strong management and interpersonal skills required.
    • Proven work experience which demonstrates mastery of computerized accounting systems, particularly QUICKBOOKS
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and legally complex environment where priorities may change frequently

    How to apply:

    Please submit your application letter and CV ONLY to Human Resources Manager via not later than October 10, 2012. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.