Finance Officer job at Jane Goodall Institute

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Jane Goodall Institute

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, September 01 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, August 24 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Main responsibilities will include but not limited to:
• Serving as an active member of JGI Tanzania’s Finance department and in this regard is expected to unveil high level of financial discipline in daily finance operations,
• Working closely with and provide support to the Finance & Administration Manager to ensure all payment requests are properly documented and processed and funds are timely disbursed in support of approved activities,
• Ensure payments are done in compliance with tax laws and statutory remittances are remitted on timely manner,
• Follow up on the activities and monitor cash advances disbursed, periodically verify spending and availability of funds for program and recommend for changes in the budget line if needed.
• Perform in-depth variance analysis by comparing actual spending to the program activity plan and confer advice where applicable to the Finance & Administration Manager.
• Prepare and submit periodic project financial reports to the Finance & Administration Manager,
• Work with the Finance & Administration Manager to provide an oversight on all issues related to administration of the program activities.
• Provide support on preparation of annual and quarterly work plans and compare the same with allocated budget to ensure smooth operation of the program,
• Participate in the annual Audit and develop follow up action plan and ensure the action plan and the audit recommendations are implemented,
• Keep records for all important program documents.

Minimum job Requirements & Qualifications:
• At least bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is an added advantage.
• At least 5 years of experience working with NGOs, previous experience working with USAID funded programs in Finance & Administration will be an added advantage.
• Extensive expertise in managing finance and compliance aspects of USG funded programs.
• Good interpersonal skills, excellent organizational and analytical skills, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, must be a person of unquestionable integrity, must have ability to write clear and concise reports, ability to take direction and work independently to deliver results.
• Fluency communication skills both verbal and written Kiswahili and English.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
All applications should be submitted together with the most recent Curriculum Vitae (resume), copy of relevant academic certificates & transcripts, testimonials, three names of reputable referees, day-time telephone number or e-mail address, and should be send to the following e-mail address: 

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview and provided with interview feedback.

The deadline for submitting the application is 1 September 2023

JGI Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, national ortribal origin, religious belief, gender, and marital status.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, September 01 2023
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 24-08-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-08-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-08-2077
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