Senior Grant Finance Officer
Purpose of the Position.
THRIVE Pamoja Project aims to enhance the resilience at the household and community level in the WVT Babati Cluster through strengthened food security and livelihood opportunities. Founded on the principles of Empowered World View, the project is designed to address the End to End Business of Farming, Natural Resource Management and Shocks, Emergencies and Situational Awareness Systems. In pursuit of this aim, the project is designed to strengthen agricultural and livestock production; strengthen livelihood opportunities and value chains critical to food security; improve water management, irrigation and land use techniques; strengthen market access and functionality; and facilitate shocks and emergencies awareness in the Babati Cluster.
To provide Financial Management and Administrative support to the Program as per WV policies and procedures. This position is for the development, management and smooth running of all financial management to the projects.
Examine financial data for accuracy and compliance with policies and procedures and ensure financial integrity and build financial and resource management capacity.
Ensure timely submission of financial reports to Support Office.
Lead in the preparation and revision of budgets and implement budgetary management strategies.
Provide lead in budgetary control to ensure that activities are implemented within approved budget
Establish internal controls using policy and guidelines and generally accepted accounting standards for the prevention of waste and fraud.
2. Program & partners Management:
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:
Bachelor degree in Accounting/Equivalent with minimum of five years in progressive working experience in similar environment with adequate exposure to project accounting, financial management including budgeting, grants and contracts.
Grant Certification is a must.
Strong experience in grants and contracts is a must
Experience working with an international organization will be an added advantage
Excellent computer skills in Excel & Sun-systems software.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated ability in supervision
Experience in managing donor funds
Working knowledge of WV/USAID operations, finance services and practices
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 and public
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
Travel: 30-40% Domestic travel is required.
On call: 15%