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Senior Finance and Admin Officer - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #8318
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type NGO
Job Role Senior Finance and Admin Officer
Joining Date February 2019
Employment Type Contract
Monthly Salary USD $2800 Gross per month plus benefits

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 10
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean
Degree A university degree/international certification in Finance or Accounting

Job Description

  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

Our Client is an exciting NGO Company that is Agri-Inspired and they are looking for a dynamic Senior Finance and Admin Officer to join their team with NGO experience.

General Responsibilities
Reporting to the Accountant and Financial Controller
Responsible for the setup and maintenance of the entire accounting system for EU projects, including reconciliations, payroll, supporting documentation, monthly financial reporting and annual financial reporting to audit level and adherence to and in accordance with donor regulations.
Ensuring project activities are achieved within agreed budgets and according to SAT’s internal controls, policies, standards and donor regulations.
Provide information necessary for the preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual and other financial statements as necessary;
Maintain proper control of the projects accounts. This includes but is not limited to the preparation of payments, adequate bank statements, reconciliations, documentary proof for all disbursements, and relevant documents to apply for the project account replenishment
In consultation with the Head Office, prepare the draft annual budget
Prepare request for withdrawal of funds and all necessary documentation
Prepare on the basis of information transmitted by the different partners, all contracts between the projects and contractors.
Verify the accuracy of all financial data with the standard norms and record all transactions in the appropriate file
Review and verify all requests for payments from partners and prepare necessary payments.
Provide backstopping and training to partners on financial issues
Prepare and maintain all staff contracts and ensure adherence to labour regulations
Prepare monthly payroll and disperse payments for all staff as well as all taxes and levies and ensure receipts and payslips are up-to-date and copies are kept in the appropriate files.
Handle all labour disputes and HR issues
Review and make recommendations for upgrading of internal controls and policies in line with donor requirements and international accounting standards.
Assist in developing and maintaining the Operational Manual
Perform regular internal audits and compliance checks.
Verify the accuracy of all financial data with the standard norms and ensure all transactions are recorded in the appropriate files.
Assist with logistics, procurement and general administration,
Provide support and advice / guidance to other Finance and Admin Officers

Key Skills
Ability to work under pressure, with minimum supervision
Outstanding organisational, record-keeping and coordination abilities.
Good communication skills - both written and verbal

  • Job Role: Senior Finance and Admin Officer
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: USD $2800 Gross per month plus benefits

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
A university degree/international certification in Finance or Accounting
High proficiency in MS Office, Pastel & Bellina
A minimum of ten years of relevant professional experience in financial management or account administration working with international organizations is essential.

Additional Requirements


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