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Advisory- USAID Boresha Afya Project-Grants & Finance Officer


Deloitte is a leading provider of world-class professional services dedicated to providing value added solutions to our clients. We take pride in our reputation for providing a globally consistent quality service, an integrated approach and world-class expertise. Deloitte is renowned for its innovative and collaborative culture, where talented people work closely with like-minded individuals to achieve collective success.
Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across six (6) countries of the region: Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Burundi.
Deloitte Tanzania has 8 exciting opportunities for suitably qualified individuals to join our USAID Boresha Afya project in the role of Grants & Finance Officer for our offices in Iringa, Njombe, Mtwara, Morogoro, Lindi, Mufindi, Wanging’ombe and Kilombero.
Deloitte Tanzania in partnership with FHI360, Engender Health and Management and Development for Health (MDH) is responsible for implementing USAID Boresha Afya Program.  USAID Boresha Afya is a five-year program (October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2021) funded by the American People through USAID aiming to support the Government of Tanzania (GoT) to increase access to high quality, comprehensive and integrated health services, especially for women and youth, with a focus on maternal, neonatal, child and reproductive health and nutrition outcomes. Emphasis is on comprehensive and integrated health service delivery for preventative and curative services with regard to HIV/AIDS, Family Planning (FP), Tuberculosis (TB), Malaria, Nutrition and Maternal and Child Health (MCH). Deloitte Consulting Limited will implement the program in the Southern Zone that covers the geographic area of Njombe, Iringa, Ruvuma, Morogoro, Lindi and Mtwara.
Broad Function
The Grants & Finance Officers will be responsible for reviewing payment requests and making accountability on grants disbursed to sub grantees.
They will report  to the Senior Grants & Finance Officers and administratively to the Regional Program Manager of the region.
   
Main Areas of Responsibility:
  • Review and ensure that sub grantees comply with supporting documents as per USAID rules and regulations before submission to the Senior Grants & Finance Officer;
  • Identify and communicate capacity building needs for the sub Grantees;
  • Coordinate the grant making process from solicitation to contracting;
  • Ensure that all accountabilities are updated and all activities are carried out in accordance to agreed budget contained in the signed contract;
  • Monitor grantee advance and liquidation balances closely and ensure timely monthly liquidations;
  • Review all payment requests to ensure that they meet the allowable, allocable and reasonable standards;
  • Review financial reports from grantees and ensure compliance against program description and grants budget;
  • Prepare and upload Regional Mobile wallet payments on time;
  • Capture sub grantee accountabilities in the Grants Management System (GMS);
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of sub grantees projects;
  • Ensure sub grantees perform monthly reconciliation of their accounts (bank reconciliation statement, cashbook, etc.);
  • Ensure that grant documentation is maintained according to Deloitte/ project standards and USAID policies so that they can be audited with minimal or less findings;
  • Ensure proper filling of all correspondence with sub grantees especially on contractual, programmatic and financial changes;
  • Ensure sub grantees are well informed of any changes that are made to their sub agreements;
  • Prepare financial and regular management reports on sub grantees performance and disbursement status;
  • Provide capacity building assistance to sub grantees and help them in implementing their individual capacity building plans;
  • Ensure timely and proper close out of grants; and
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field;
  • A CPA, ACCA or equivalent is an added advantage;
  • Proven Computer skills and strong knowledge of MS Office applications especially Excel.
Other relevant Skills/Experience:
  • A Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a relevant field;
  • Experience in project management, grant management, health and social skills;
  • Good analytical and evaluation skills;
  • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations;
  • Good organisational skills with proven ability to perform effectively with minimum supervision or direction;
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written);
  • Effective interpersonal and presentation skills; and
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office tools.
To the successful candidates, the firm will offer a competitive and performance driven remuneration package, a highly energized team environment comprising of individuals who are committed to working as one.
Closing date:  20 January 2017

Deloitte in Tanzania is the accounting and advisory firm of East Africa. The Tanzanian firm is locally owned, run and staffed with Tanzanian and international professionals. It is part of Deloitte’s East African practice providing services from offices in Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Kampala, and Mombasa. Deloitte is one of the leading professional services firms in Tanzania, serving a national and regional clientele. Headquartered in Dar-es-Salaam, Deloitte in Tanzania’s close to 100 highly qualified staff serve government agencies, multinational companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, manufacturing firms, donor organizations, NGOs, CBOs and FBOs.

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