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Finance Manager

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  • Post Date: March 25, 2020
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Job Overview

Duration: 12 Months

Nutrition Action Zimbabwe a local based NGO in partnership with Action Contre-la Faim is seeking to recruit for the following vacancies to support implementation of an emergency program in Chiredzi, Mwenezi and Mutare Rural

Please note that this recruitment is in anticipation of expected funds

Job summary

Ensure sound accounting and financial management of the organisation according to the procedures defined within the NAZ financial management framework

Provide accounting services for the base:

  • Disseminating information about the accounting procedures of the base and ensuring that these procedures are respected.
  • The comprehensiveness and precision of entries and the correct budgetary charging of expenses;
  • The correctness of cash stocks and bank accounts;
  • Timely forwarding of accounting information to the capital
  • Providing information pertinent to the correct budgetary charging of expenses and monitoring budget entries;
  • Verifying physical cash count;
  • Making bank reconciliation;
  • Archiving accounting documentation in accordance with NAZ procedures
  • Implementing the Cash Management procedures on the organisation and ensuring they are respected;
  • The availability and safe keeping of the necessary cash;
  • Authorizing and making payment for purchases falling within the monthly forecast of his/her base:
  • Providing the Executive Director with information concerning the circumstances of the organisation which may impact on the process of cash management:
  • Collecting and compiling monthly forecast of each department;
  • As and when necessary, proposing the choice of banking establishments, checking their solvency and reliability, maintaining relationship, following the opening and closing of accounts and the adding of signatories according to NAZ procedures;
  • Approving the methods of payment of on-going contracts for the organisation and ensuring payment by the due date;
  • Informing the Executive Director of any discrepancy between procurement requests and the monthly forecast.

Leading financial management of the Organisation

  • Providing all necessary components for the establishment of the annual budget, for proposals and for feedback to funding bodies (audits, financial reports)consolidating needs and costs in the organisation financing plan;
  • Warning the Executive Director and Program Director of financial risks;
  • At the request of the Executive Director, working on the annual budget and proposals with the Program Managers and providing with information relevant to the structural costs of the organisation;
  • Analysing the consistency of cash forecast with the BFU and keeping the Executive Director and Program Managers informed;
  • In accordance with the structure of the financing plan, taking part in the process of allocating costs to certain donor contracts;
  • Participating in the preparation of reports to funding bodies and in audits;
  • Anticipating and monitoring financial risks (budget overspends, increased costs, lost invoices, lost deposits etc).
  • Setting in place and following up financial collaboration and coordination with organisation partners
  • Analysing the financial risks involved and formulating recommendations concerning the selection of partners;
  • Implementing and monitoring the modes of financial management in the framework of joint projects;
  • Establishing with the partner the financial and budgetary aspects of partnership conventions and agreements;
  • Ensuring that the undertakings of NAZ and its partners on financial and budgetary matters are respected;
  • Playing a role in consolidating the capacities of partners where a need is identified;
  • Taking full advantage at base level of all innovative practices in the field of financial and budgetary management in partnerships.

Manage the Finance team

  • The day-to-day management of his/her team (guidance, follow-up, motivation) evaluating the performance and developing the skills of his/her team members;
  • Defining the Human Resource needs of his/her area of activity and establishing the organisational chart of his/her team;
  • Taking part in the recruitment of team members;
  • Organising and leading team meetings;
  • Working out and monitoring individual action plans for team members;
  • Managing the planning process, the sharing and coordination of tasks;
  • Providing for appraisal interviews for team members;
  • Providing technical support to the teams;
  • Identifying the training needs of team members;
  • Creating, organising and leading training sessions;
  • Managing difficulties in the team.

Levels of studies and experience

  • University degree in Accounting/Finance or full ACCA, CIMA, CIS

Required skills

  • Well organised self-starter;
  • Sense of confidentiality;
  • Good relations;
  • Computer knowledge;
  • Knowledge of Zimbabwe Labour law;
  • Reporting skills;
  • Strong management skills.

To apply

Applications and detailed curriculum vitae with the position clearly highlighted in the subject line can be sent out to:

Deadline: 27 March 2020 (COD)

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