Senior Finance Officer job at Results for Development (R4D)

Vacancy title:
Senior Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:

Results for Development (R4D)

Deadline of this Job:
Sunday, July 30 2023 

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 19 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Program Portfolio Management
• Manage the assigned portfolio of grants and contracts and represent and liaise with program counterparts on behalf of the finance team
• Collaborate with program staff during proposal submission, and review grant applications to ensure compliance with guidelines, policies and financial goals of R4D
• Provide financial forecasting to ensure program team coverage, accurate financial spend down, and future fundraising needs
• Support project start-up’s and project ending including setting up projects in the ERP system, setting up project files, and setting up project budgets or other templates needed for project management
• Prepare financial reports/invoices for funders and, as needed, interface with funders on financial matters
• Provide close-out analysis and other related financial & compliance documents required by the funder
• Advise on compliance with grant agreement and program objectives
• Prepare financial analysis, what if’s and other ad hoc requests

Subaward Management
• Support Programs in budgeting and planning for subawards at the proposal stage
• Support and advise Program teams on matters relating to issuing subawards.
• Perform subaward (grant or contract) risk analysis, prepare monitoring and or capacity building plan and oversee plan throughout the subaward period of performance
• Perform desk audits of subaward invoices and financial requests
• Interface in a professional and respectful manner with all subs to resolve any invoicing questions

Other Management Responsibilities
• Develop or support the development of trainings and policy documents in collaboration with the Finance team leadership to ensure org-wide understanding of grants and contracts compliance and subaward monitoring and management
• Resolve all work-related problems promptly, and use good judgment in escalating important issues
• Monitor applicable federal regulations for changes and updates to prime and sub awards
• Update knowledge, and keep abreast of current and proposed work-related legislation
• Share knowledge with staff, and provide finance training to new hires, and other employees as needed
• Act as back-up to the Manager of Grants and Contracts and grants staff as needed
• Other duties as assigned


• 4-8 years prior experience working in similar roles at an international NGO
• Experience working with government grants and contracting rules and regulations, particularly USAID, FCDO, UN and/or Gates and/or previous experience with major funders to enable quick learning of R4D’s funders’ requirements
• High proficiency with excel data dumps, data manipulation, pivot tables, vlook-ups

Other preferences
• Bachelor’s or MA in finance, accounting, or business preferred
• Strong financial analysis capability
• Understanding of project management/project delivery concepts and tools
• Ability to translate financial concepts to non-financial project managers verbally and through effective graphic presentation of data
• Exposure to ERP accounting and business management software, such as Cost Point Deltek or Jamis Prime
• Experience developing and leading team trainings
• Communication skills and strong interpersonal skills such as customer service, professionalism, a calm and practical approach to resolving conflict.

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, July 30 2023
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 19-07-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-07-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-07-2077
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