New Job Vacancy at Danish Refugee Council - Tanzania, Senior Finance Officer | Deadline: 01st May, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancy at Danish Refugee Council - Tanzania, Senior Finance Officer | Deadline: 01st May, 2019
Job Title: Senior Finance Officer (Internal DRC Tanzania and external for Tanzanian National only)
Employment Band : DRC Employment Band M.G
Location : Kibondo-Kigoma, Tanzania
Reporting to: Support Services Manager
Dead Line : 01/05/2019

The Senior Finance Officer Will provide Financial transaction support and other finance related activities to DRC Tanzania mission in close cooperation with the Support Services Manager in DRC Tanzania Country Ofice.The Senior Finance Officer will ensure compliance with all government, donor, and DRC policies and procedures related to finance. He/She will assist the Support Services Manager in providing financial support to other DRC departments, donors, vendors, and government agencies to have smooth program implementation in line with DRC operational standards procedures and signed PPAs and FLAs’

• Provide technical advice/assistance to the Support Services Manager in a day to day basis
• Participate in the proposal development with particular focus on donor proposal financial budget
• Review the expenditure reports and other retirements before posted to the DRC Dynamics.
• Assist the Support Services Manager in reviewing all payment documents for a proper expenditure classification and budget coding and ensure adequate supporting documents in line with the laid down policies and procedures before approval for payment.
• Make financial analysis based on monthly project reports and provide report to the Support Service Manager on major accounting issues that require immediately attention and correction.
• Periodically review and monitor all balance sheet items such as open Xs and ensuring that they are kept currently and can be easily identified and reconciled
• Management of monthly staff payroll, which include monthly review of timesheets payroll Journal Voucher (JV), and allocation of salaries expenses to the respective project and budget lines.
• Review the bank reconciliations in the DRC Dynamics (ERP) to ensure that it reconcile with GL posted transactions.
• Tracking of employee advances regularly and following up the recovery process or management action.
• Provide technical support, assist during the financial review, donor expenditure verification and during audit by answering queries, and provide required clarification.
• Provide supervision roles to Finance Officer, Finance Assistant and Camp Finance Assistant
• Assist Support Services Manager in the preparation of management reports, donor report and other adhoc report
• Prepare program-funding request to HQ and Cash forecasts in a realistic manner.
• Carry out other duties assigned by the Supervisor

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance with a recognized professional certificate in accounting such as CPA or Master’s degree in Business Administration or Accounting. Minimum of five (5) years working experience in a mid-level management in the financial department in a Non-profit making organization (NGOs) in a humanitarian or development sector.

• Previous experience in International Non-profit organizations in humanitarian or development sector.
• Required extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems, Standard Spreadsheet and Database Programs such as ERP
• Good written and verbal skills in English language.
• Must be able to work effectively in a simple structured but complex work environment by setting appropriate priorities and deal effectively with competing priorities and pressure
• Ability to carry out his/her responsibilities independently with minimal technical supervision
• Must have excellent interpersonal, communication skills and professional patience and be able to interact and thrive in a diverse environment
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Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should submit their application including cover letter and updated CV in English through website. No hardcopy application will be accepted
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis before the deadline; Deadline for applications is 01st of May 2019

Gender Equality:
DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In the light of this, women are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employee. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process. Visit to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.
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