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Senior Finance Officer at IntraHealth International September, 2018- Ajira Tanzania


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Job description

Why Choose IntraHealth

At IntraHealth, we are a global team of creative, committed humanitarians on a mission. We are advocates, technologists, health workers, and communicators. Program officers, finance experts, and technical leaders. We are passionate and diverse. And we’re united in our belief that everyone everywhere should have the health care they need to thrive. That’s why we work every day to improve the performance of health workers around the world and strengthen the systems in which they work.

For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work.

Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations. And the longstanding relationships we’ve built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective.

IntraHealth International Tanzania Office is implementing a five-year project (2016 -2021) named Tohara Plus Project for “Accelerating the Scale- up of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention for Maximum Public Health Impact in the United Republic of Tanzania, under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)”. This project is funded by PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

IntraHealth International Tanzania office is soliciting applications from suitable candidate to fill in the Senior Finance Officer Position for IntraHealth Tohara Plus Project. The position will be based in Kagera.

Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us


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SUMMARY OF ROLE

Working with the Senior Finance Manager, the Senior Finance officer will be the first line officer in closing of the Monthly Financial books of Accounts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Review payment vouchers to ensure internal control processes have been followed
  • Implement and maintain the financial policies and procedures, and monitors adherence.
  • Provide oversight and technical support in budget preparations, including providing technical assistance and training to program staff and others as appropriate in financial management and Projects’ budget monitoring.
  • Review all the financial reports for accuracy and compliance to donor rules and regulations and organizational policies.
  • Prepare periodic Project financial reports as required by donor, headquarters and local statutory bodies.
  • Take leadership on audits for the Project operations in Kagera Office.
  • Review all documents for payments.
  • Interface with IntraHealth Dar Es Salaam office focal persons on finance issues to ensure consistent adherence to IntraHealth policies and procedures.
  • Perform any other duties that might be assigned by the supervisor.
 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Must have at least a degree in Commerce or accounting from a recognised University
  • Membership to a professional Accounting body shall be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 4 years’ progressive financial management experience working within a busy INGO environment.
  • Experience working with USAID funded program will be an added advantage.
  • Should have a thorough understanding of the statutory requirements regarding applicable taxes and other related remittances.
  • Highly flexible and willing and able to independently work under minimum supervision and under strict timelines.
  • Must demonstrate ability to account for deliverables
Required Skills:
  1. Extensive knowledge of USG regulations and Tanzanian laws and regulations;
  2. Experience working with donor funded international organizations and donors in Tanzania;
  3. Demonstrated experience with accounting software, preferably QuickBooks;
  4. Demonstrated excellent personal integrity and confidentiality;
  5. Excellent interpersonal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively in team-based environment, and the ability to interact with a variety of technical, clinical and other specialists;
  6. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, and proficiency using online financial systems and databases; experience with an international auditing firm a plus;
  7. Oral and written proficiency in English and Kiswahili required.

Also Read: Apply Now!! Jobs advertised in Government and Private Sector in Tanzania today Saturday 9th September 2018

Summary of Benefits:
IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package. We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

IntraHealth International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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To apply and learn more about IntraHealth Careers @: http://www.intrahealth.org/section/careers

Application letter with detailed CV, indicating daytime telephone numbers, email address, names and contact information of two referees should be submitted to the following link Tanzania Job Opportunities and locating the job titled Senior Finance Officer.

The closing date for receipt of applications is September 30, 2018. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Learn more about “Who We Are” @:http://www.intrahealth.org/section/about-us1
Desired Skills and Experience

Experience
  • 4 year(s): Minimum of 4 years’ progressive financial management experience working within a busy INGO environment.
Education
  • Bachelors or better in Accounting or related field.
Licenses & Certifications
  • Cert Public Accountant
Skills
  • Accounting, advanced
Behaviors
  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
Motivations
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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