FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries . FHI360 currently seeks qualified candidates for the above mentioned position for an anticipated USAID/Tanzania- Let Girls Learn Initiative (LGL-T). The main objectives of LGL-T are to ensure girls’ increased enrollment in educational programs for girls and increased retention in educational programs for girls in lower secondary school, and to empower adolescent girls to acquire an education and skills to become positive agents for change within their communities. To achieve this, FHI 360 and its partners will implement a gender-transformative school and community-based approach that engages girls, boys, women and men in actively examining and changing entrenched, unequal gender norms that harm individuals and hinder social and economic development. At the same time, LGL-T will put adolescent girls at the forefront of programming empowering them not only to stay in school, but also to use their new leadership and other skills at home, at school and in the broader community. The project will be implemented in secondary schools in the northern regions of Tanzania including Mwanza and Tabora.
Position Responsibilities: The position will work under the leadership of the Chief of Party; and will be mainly responsible for financial analysis, planning, and oversight to support effective financial management and implementation of the project. The position holder should have extensive experience in large and complex program financial and administrative management, including financial controls and audit, as well as reporting on accruals, pipeline, and contract and personnel management with deep understanding of USAID and FHI 360 policies and procedures. Specific responsibilities include to: • Oversee project operations including; but not limited to, human resources, logistics, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance. • Develop the financial capacities of all task orders under this award. • Develop internal control measures for the award. • Conduct internal and coordinate external financial audits for all task orders. • Prepare budgets for annual work-plans and financial reports for USAID/Tanzania. • Record, implement, report, and store the financial transactions needed to support a wide variety of legally authorized programs and related administrative functions through the modification or administration of manual and automated systems. • Maintain adherence to “generally accepted accounting principles” by staff regarding activities and record keeping including attending training sessions regarding changes and instituting training sessions for staff. • Design, develop and implement office wide procedures, policies and guidelines related to complete accounting programs to facilitate the preparation of financial statements, accounting records, related reports, and the control, monitoring and timely reconciliation of accounts. • Implement office wide procedures, policies and guidelines pursuant to FHI 360’s Operations Manual for Tanzania. • Work closely with CoP and D-CoP to maintain safety procedures for project staff. • Serve as an expert authority on analysis and reconciliation of integrated accounts and budgets. • Ensure that funds are efficiently controlled and financial records accurately reflect the status of the financial condition of the project. • Perform reviews, analysis, and reporting in the various accounting functions assigned
Qualifications/Requirements: • Bachelor's degree (master’s degree preferred) in Business Administration, Finance or other relevant fields; • 7-9 years of finance management experience; • Progressive demonstrated experience supervising project operations, including human resources, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance; • Demonstrated ability for developing and managing large budgets, and in-depth knowledge of USAID/USG Accounting Standards; • Demonstrated experience managing logistics and/or supply chain management for the implementation of education projects; • Possess excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English; demonstrated supervisory skills; and ability to work well on team; • Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel, Micro-Information Product (MIP), MS Word, Database programs, and other accounting/spread sheet software required; • Ability to work individually, as well as on a team.
Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval.
Interested candidates may their application, curriculum vitae (CV)/Resume, photocopies of certificates and names and addresses of three (3) referees to either: a)
Human Resources Department,
P.O. Box 78082,
Dar es Salaam.
b) May also register online through FHI 360's Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org.
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FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities