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Finance Manager_Tubiteho Project

1-2 Years



The Finance Manager is responsible for all aspects of financial management and support services including other Administrative functions of the project. S/He must familiarize with USAID policies and regulations regarding financial monitoring and reporting, audits, procurement and other controls. The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management of grant from start-up through close-out. S/he ensures proper financial management, accountability, planning, and reporting in alignment with the goals of the grant, World Vision financial procedures, USAID regulations, and the grant agreement.


Key Outputs /Responsibilities



Advise program teams on resource integration options to meet match requirements of grants and on recovery of indirect and field ministry service costs for grants and private funding



Lead the development of the annual program budget, monitor actual performance and develop cash flow projections



Review and/or generate financial reports for compliance with grant and donor requirements



Analyze spending trends and provide feedback and analysis to team leaders and field colleagues on areas with significant over- or under spending



Prepare close-out documentation at end of funding cycles in compliance with donor regulations



Support in facilitation of internal and external audits for the project by providing required information and there after implement audit recommendations



Enhance Risk management for the project on cost allocations, general accounting, internal controls and administrative systems as required including implementation of good internal controls, asset monitoring and reconciliation of all funds accounts



Manage cash disbursements in accordance with World Vision Field Financial Manual, USAID Rules and Regulations and local financial regulations



Manage liquidity position of the project and ensure staff and partners are well facilitated.



Perform other duties including performance management for staff





  • Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration with a focus on accounting or finance. USAID will consider a Bachelor’s degree in finance, business or public administration with a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated experience in financial management for large donor-funded health projects. (highly desired)

  • Written and oral proficiency in English and French. (required)

Technical Skill and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of USG assistance and policies/procedures, and understanding of USAID financial monitoring and reporting, auditing and controls. (desired)

List additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  • 8-10 years of experience managing finances for large NGO programs in Burundi or in a

  • country of similar context (highly desired)

  • 8-10 years of experience managing operations for USAID or other donor-funded Activity of similar size and scope, including all HR and administrative functions and with at least 5 years of direct supervisory experience. (Highly desired)

  • Demonstrated experience in Activity financial management, including financial controls and audit, as well as reporting on accruals, pipeline, and expense validation and reimbursement to service providers and sub-recipients. (Highly desired)

  • Experience in establishing administrative management procedures and standards in relation to human resources, procurement, information system technologies and relationship (with vendors) management (highly desired)

  • Previous experience working in challenging operating environments and/or countries of similar socio-economic context managing activities of similar scope and complexity. (highly desired)

License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

List academic, technical skills or other knowledge preferred for this position.

  • Knowledge of USG assistance and policies/procedures, and understanding of USAID financial monitoring and reporting, auditing and controls. (desired)

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred

  • Kirundi language skills a plus (desired)

  • Work in an international/domestic relief and development organization is preferred

  • Gateway to Grants certification preferred

  • Work in an international/domestic relief and development organization is preferred

  • Gateway to Grants certification preferred

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred

Work Environment:

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Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • Standard office environment.

  • Travel:

  • On call:

How to apply

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face challenges applying through the online system, please call HR department for support. The closing date for submission of applications (Updated and signed CV, motivation letter, certificates of service, and Certified Degrees) is June 10th, 2018 no late applications will be accepted.

Important Note:

  • World Vision Burundi does neither use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews or medical checks.

  • As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

  • Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.