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Grant Finance Officer Kasulu Kigoma- Readvertised

Job Description

Purpose of the position:

To provide Financial Management and Administrative support to the Program as per WV policies and procedures.

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare internal and external disbursement according to World vision operating policies and donor requirement. Also ensure that all such payment requests are within budget, adequately supported and in accordance to WV Tanzania approval limits.

  • Handle petty cash float of the program, ensure all payments are properly approved, re imbursements done timely; all cash collections are recorded and timely deposited in the bank.

  • Perform store management for the program which include, receiving goods, writing GRNs, updating stores records, monthly stock taking, ledger reconciliation and issuing of goods from store using GINs after DPCs approval. Also responsible for preparation of Purchase requisition for programs procurement.

  • Prepare and timely submit project funding request in line with cash flows for review by Senior Grant Finance Officer.

  • Assist SGFO to maintain an updated and complete Fixed Asset Register at program level, Perform assets inventory at least twice a year, ensure all assets are tagged and coordinate disposal of obsolete assets as per WV Policy and donor regulations.

  • Perform all Bank activities to include, timely submission of cheque list, Cash deposits relating to the project. Custodian of project petty cash.

  • Facilitate project audit exercise, participate in preparation of management responses and ensure timely submission, monitor implementation of audit recommendations.

  • Assist SGFO to manage all balance sheet items including staff advances as per WV EER/Per diem policy. Review staff EERs for accuracy and validity of receipts.

  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Senior Grant Finance Officer.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Minimum Qualification required: Bachelor Degree in Accountancy or related fields.

  • Experience: 3 years working in donor funded projects preferable GAC

  • Preferred: CPA

  • Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent computer skills in Excel, Word & Sun-systems software.

  • Demonstrated ability in supervision.

  • Good planning and organizational skills.

  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with staff-related to work environment needs.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

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

  • Perform other duties as required.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Field work.

  • Travel: 10% Domestic travel is required.

  • On call: 10%.