Financial Controller job at APOPO
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Vacancy title:
Financial Controller

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Sunday, February 04 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Morogoro, East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, January 15 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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APOPO is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our international team as Financial Controller, where you can play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial integrity and stability of our organization.

About the role
As the Financial Controller, you will play a pivotal role in the organization’s financial operations, taking on a diverse range of responsibilities. This includes overseeing financial reporting, budgeting, analytical accounting, internal control, and cost control management. Additionally, you will be responsible for managing the financial systems (ERP), donor contract follow-up, and ensuring compliance with established financial protocols.
Reporting directly to the CFO, this role requires a candidate with strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in an internationally oriented environment. This role requires frequent international travel to provide support to the various APOPO project countries. Ideally, you will be stationed at the APOPO office in Morogoro, Tanzania, facilitating effective collaboration with the CFO based at that location, yet, we are open to considering hybrid work arrangements.

Your profile
To be considered for the position of Financial Controller, we expect candidates to have the following qualifications, skills, and experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business management, or a related field.
• CPA, MBA, or MSA certification is highly desirable.
• In-depth knowledge of financial reporting standards and regulations.
• Experience with major donors, including a proven track record with at least one of the following: WRA, DGD, DFID, European Commission, Flemish Government, Belgian DGD, or UNDP.
• Proficient in using ERP systems and advanced knowledge of financial software: Sage BOB 50 accounting software, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, Microsoft Power BI software…
• International driver’s permit.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Exceptional attention to detail.
• High ethical standards.
• Willingness to travel.
• 4+ years of proven experience in a similar finance role.
• 4+ years of financial management including budgeting and donor reporting.
• Experience working in non-profit organizations, particularly in low- to lower-middle-income countries.
• Experience working with intercultural teams is an asset.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Sunday, February 04 2024
Duty Station: Morogoro
Posted: 15-01-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-01-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-01-2077
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