We are looking for Senior Finance Officer (1 Position based in Mwanza]Grade:8
Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration - (Advanced Degree an
added advantage] with minimum of 5 years work experience.
Basic accounting knowledge - CPA I or efforts in acquiring accounting qualifications
Computers skills including use of spreadsheets and/or accounting packages.
Must have demonstrated book-keeping skills, an understanding of maintenance of
ledger entries, cash book and account entries and bank reconciliation.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
Experience with audits and financial reviews
Knowledge of USAID regulations would be an added advantage. I
Previous experience with nonprofit organization will be an added advantage. r
Ability to travel up to 30% of time.
Responsible for maintaining bank accounts according to jhpiego's policies and
procedures, including updating check register, forecast cash needs, and timely update
Efficiently manage all the USAID Boresha Afya regional office non-petty cash
disbursements ensuring compliance with all applicable internal controls and Jhpiego,
JHU and USAID financial management policies and procedures.
Ensure that all project expenditure is reasonable, allocable and allowable, has
adequate supporting documentation, has the appropriate expense class and account
coding, has been approved and that goods, services and due deliverables have been
received, accepted and are in good condition prior to finalizing payment.
Tues and Statutory Deduct.ions:
In coordination with the finance office, compile and remit applicable local statutory and
tax amounts payable to the Tanzania Revenue Authority
In accordance with Jhpiego/JHU policies and procedures, timeously provide
information to the Finance manager for QuickBooks accounting system capturing all
USAID Boresha Afya's financial transactions.
Since its founding in 1974, Jhpiego has been innovating to save the lives of women and families worldwide. From the first day, Jhpiego has been asking the question: How can we make lifesaving services available and accessible to the people who need them—all over the world?