HUMANA People to People

Financial Managers x 2

Accounting & Finance Jobs

Job Description

Job Vacancy: Finance Manager x 2

The Federation for Associations connected to the International Humana People to People Movement - in short, the Federation Humana People to People (HPP) is looking for two qualified and experienced Finance Managers to be seconded to Malawi on a 2 year fixed term contract, after a successful 1 month probation in Zimbabwe. We are a not-for-profit organisation with our development work anchored in five key areas of focus, which are community development, sustainable agriculture and environment, health, education and the collection and sale of second-hand clothes.

About the Position
The Finance Managers will be responsible for overseeing the daily bookkeeping, accounting and finance operations, including capacity building, regulatory budget monitoring and reporting guided by donor regulations. They will ensure the best use of resources to maximize positive impact in the communities in the most cost-effective way.

Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Ensures finance and administration policies and procedures are consistently updated and upheld;
• To provide the leadership, direction and coordination of the closing-the-month processes and ensuring that all financial records and accounts are compiled timely from daily bookkeeping, reconciled, accurately and in line with International Accounting Standards, and other partner/donor regulations and statutory standards and manuals.
• Supports and supervises staff to carry out day-to-day accounting, finance and administrative functions including capacity building;
• Leads the documentation, stewardship and accountability of financial transactions, ensuring budgets and forecasts are prepared and submitted on time;
• Conducts spot checks to ensure that project expenses are being tracked in compliance with financial control and operational systems;
• Provides technical assistance to sub-contracted local partners to strengthen financial and operational systems;
• Ensures an integrated approach to programming through regular, accurate and timely financial information sharing with the project stakeholders for collective decision making;
• Prepares expenditure reports per set deadlines;
• Ensures the integrity of the project accounting systems by conducting systematic reviews and evaluations of internal accounting and control procedures, coordinating responses to audit recommendations, and developing corrective measures if needed.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications and Experience
• A degree in accounting, finance, business management, or related field and/or a professional qualification in Accounting such as ACCA or CIMA;
• A minimum of 3 years of experience managing medium to large funded grants, cooperative agreements or contracts;
• Knowledge of international financial management rules and regulations;
• Experience managing and building the capacity of a finance team and local partners to meet compliance standards and build robust financial systems;
• Conversant with widely used accounting packages for development programs;
• High level of attention to detail, ability to multitask and work well under pressure;
• Strong analytical and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to work under pressure and in a culturally sensitive environment, and as a team member, taking on additional tasks as needed to ensure the overall success of the project.

How to Apply

How to apply:
All interested candidates are required to send their cover letters and CVs to the email listed below:

Deadline: Applications are to be submitted by 16:00hrs, 3rd December 2023