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Finance manager - kilimanjaro international (ki)

Discussion in 'Nafasi za Kazi na Tenda' started by kilimasera, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. kilimasera

    kilimasera JF-Expert Member

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    The Finance Manager (FM) shall ensure proper financial management and administration in compliance with applicable Tanzanian and USG financial and administrative regulations—especially those related to projects funded by USAID. Directly supervising and managing the accountant and finance officers (A&FO), this position entails working in close collaboration with the administrative and operations departments to provide the required support to KI's overall management and technical activities.

    1. Financial and Administrative Management
    Review the performance of various programs/projects and link financial and administrative management to program objectives.
    Ensure open and constructive communications channels between and among the Kilimanjaro International Member Firm reporting relationships.
    Ensure accurate, timely and complete information.
    Ensure that annual budgets are completed accurately (realistic and based on actual costs) and on time.
    Develop and implement an office-share framework
    Enforce the use of and compliance with established Operations Manual, Personnel Manual
    Ensure that the preparation of VAT reports is accurate and up-to-date.
    Identify problem areas with A&FO and enact corrective measures.
    Collaborate and share management lessons learned with A&FO.
    Communicate regularly with KI's financial controller.
    Develop/refine systems and tools for effective project financial management
    Serve on the Finance and Administration Management team to address resource allocations of the
    A&FO activities, develop tools for financial and administrative management, and devise effective
    linkages with project objectives.
    Responsible for ensuring that pertinent staff are trained on financial analysis systems and tools and
    that information from them is disseminated as appropriate to appropriate member firm personnel.
    Conduct annual performance reviews and manage performance improvement plans as needed.
    2. Compliance and Audit
    Serve as a resource for USG regulations, ensuring consistent implementation of Accounting and
    financial policies/standards, as well as USAID rules and regulations.
    Review vouchers and field expenditures to ensure compliance with KI policy and procedures and
    USAID rules and regulations.
    Travel to field offices as necessary to audit field expenditures and processes.
    Review resources and tools for compliance with FAR, AIDAR, etc.
    Identify areas of compliance where additional training and support are required
    3. A&FO Supervision
    Mentor, train, guide and support the A&FO by establishing clear performance objectives, maintaining routine communication channels and by providing timely feedback on performance.
    MBA preferred, Bachelor's degree and 5+ years experience USAID project financial management
    CPA strongly preferred
    Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
    QuickBooks knowledge strongly preferred
    Knowledge of USG contracts preferred
    Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
    Excellent written and verbal English language skills
    Attention to detail
    Experience with FAR and AIDAR regulations that govern USAID-funded procurement preferred
    Able to work independently as part of an international team located in various time zones.
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