7 Mar 2016

Finance and Administrative officer


Position: Finance and Administrative officer (Two Positions: 1MBNP and 1 Global Fund)
Duty Station: Mbeya,

Reporting to: Regional Coordinator, Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program & Prog. Manager (Global Fund)

Position Summary
The incumbent is expected to proactively assure excellence in Africare Tanzania’s financial accounting and management of fund and administrative matters, providing timely technical advice to the Regional Coordinator and Chief of Party (CoP) on Regional financial and administrative matters. This position provides overall leadership to the Regional Project Finance and Administrative Unit. The position holder will work closely with the Regional Coordinator for MBNP, and Project Manager for Global fund, Finance Manager, Human Resources
Manager, Procurement and Logistics Officer. and coordinate the program vis a vis the country office in financial matters as per rules and regulations of Africare. S/He will cooperate with Chief of Party to ensure that the program achieves its objectives for cost efficiency and fiscal

The candidate will specifically be responsible for program funds management working in coordination with Director of Finance &.. Admin, program Manager, to prepare Quarterly Funds Requests, ensuring that the minimum amount of funds are available in the project accounting to fully implement projects meet all financial engagement, maintain financial and accounting systems and reporting as guided by the rules and regulations of Africare and perform periodic reviews and certify the General Ledger, cash book, Trial balance and other pertinent reports generated in Financial accounting system in this case QuickBooks; Maintain Accounts Receivable (AIR) for all program staff and ensure settlement of all cash advances within specified time frame and prepare financial report as per donor requirements and time line with in addition to Africare financial formats ;Assist in Budgeting and developing regional funds request on quarterly basis, develop and maintain budgetary controls of expenses, in consultation with Regional Program Coordinator/ Program Manager and Program staff; the position holder will also assist in managing Subs (CSOs) in the region by reviewing their reports and sport checks ..
As appropriate, S/he will be responsible for General Administration ensuring that adequate internal controls and procedures are in place, understood and adhered to i.e. in procurement of goods and services, work closely with project’s Procurement/Logistics lo ensures procedures are compiled with as specified in Africare procurement policy for goods and services.

The candidate will be a bolder of a degree in Business Administration- Accounting, or related field. A Post graduate qualification such as CPA
(T)IACCA/CIMA will be an added advantage. The candidate must be registered by the National Board of Accountants and Auditors, Experience working with INGO for not less than three years, Good verbal and written communication skills both in English and Kiswahili, Ability to work under pressure


Applications should include a CV and Cover Letter (of no more than pages in length), the candidate should briefly describe his or her motivation for the position and highlight relevant experience.

Please send CVs through vacancies@africare.org including “position applying for” in the subject line.

Human Resources Manager
Africare Tanzania
P.O.Box 63187
Dar es Salaam

All applications must be submitted no later than 18th March 2016

Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications that we receive, we may not be able to respond to each individual candidate.

Africare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to workplace diversity.