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FINANCE MANAGER

Job Description

JOB TITLE – FINANCE MANAGER

*Position is contingent upon donor approval*

PURPOSE OF POSITION

World Vision is looking for a Finance Manager for an upcoming Zimbabwe USAID Family Planning Reproductive Maternal New Born Adolescent and Child Health (FP/RMNACH) Opportunity.

The Grants Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management of the (FP/RMNCAH) USAID-funded grant from start-up through close-out. The incumbent will ensure 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. The manager will provide detailed financial analysis, reporting system and process development, training and support.

The applicant must demonstrate strong experience in sub-grantee management, including building the capacity of local organizations and sub grantees in USAID grant compliance, financial reporting, and accountability. Coaching, advising, and enforcement are essential functions of this position. The applicant will provide detailed financial analysis, reporting, system and process development, training and support to international program funding, including cash, commodity grants, or privately funded programs.

MAJOR 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 team operating budget, monitor actual performance and develop project 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 government regulations

  • Support government and World Vision International audits, provide required information and facilitate audit recommendations implementation

  • Consult Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party on cost allocations, general accounting, internal controls and administrative systems as required

  • Implement financial policies in accordance with World Vision Field Financial Manual, [DONOR] Rules and Regulations and local financial regulations

  • Practice standard financial systems, including implementation of good internal controls, risk management, asset monitoring and reconciliation of all funds accounts

  • Oversee preparation of financial documents and ledgers

  • Assure standard sub-grantee management, including their monitoring by Grant Accountant and/or Finance Officer, funding requirements, financial reporting, risk management and capacity building.

  • Assure that all grant policies and regulations are adhered to in the charging of cost

  • Assure that cash transactions are well planned, controlled and reported

  • Liaise with appropriate partner offices regarding financial and accounting issues

  • Perform other duties as assigned by line manager

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelors or Master's degree (accounting, finance or international business)

  • Professional qualifications like ACCA , CIMA would be an added advantage

  • At least 5 years of accounting and/or grants management experience required.

  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated programs in developing countries;

  • A minimum of three years’ experience in the management of programs funded by the U.S. Government, including experience managing finance for USAID-funded projects, or other donors. In-depth knowledge of USAID financial management rules and regulations

  • In-depth working knowledge of accounting software packages, especially Sun Systems, Vision XL and Vision Executive.

  • Fluency in English and both written and spoken

  • Must be able to work in a cross-cultural environment

  • Must be able to work with multiple deadlines and high demands

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion