Tuesday, August 29, 2017

FINANCE MANAGER AT INTRAHEALTH 2017

  Kijiwe Cha Wasomi       Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Why Choose IntraHealth
At IntraHealth, we are a global team of creative, committed humanitarians on a mission. We are advocates, technologists, health workers, and communicators. Program officers, finance experts, and technical leaders. We are passionate and diverse. And we’re united in our belief that everyone everywhere should have the health care they need to thrive. That’s why we work every day to improve the performance of health workers around the world and strengthen the systems in which they work.
For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work.
Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations. And the longstanding relationships we’ve built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective.
Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us.
SUMMARY OF ROLES
The Finance Manager for the CDC-funded Tohara Plus Project in Mwanza is responsible for overall control and oversight in all financial aspects of the project in Mwanza. He/she has responsibility for creating and maintenance of the project systems and reporting mechanisms related to accounting, financial budgeting and reporting in compliance with US and Tanzanian governing laws and regulations. S/he will report directly to the Senior VMMC Program Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Develop, implement and maintain the financial policies and procedures, and monitors adherence.
  • Provide oversight and technical support in budget preparations, including providing technical assistance and training to program managers and others as appropriate in financial management and Projects’ budget monitoring.
  • Review all the financial reports for accuracy and compliance to donor rules and regulations and organizational policies.
  • Monitor Project’s expenditures versus budgets on a monthly basis using generated financial statements, and assists program staff with analysis for programmatic decision making.
  • Manage any grants awarded to local grantees, including but not limited to advising on funding/subcontracting mechanism, monitoring the budgets, financial reporting formats and timelines.
  • Prepare periodic Project financial reports as required by donor, headquarters and local statutory bodies.
  • Take leadership on audits for the Project operations.
  • Review and approval of all documents for payments.
  • Interface with IntraHealth Dar Es Salaam office focal persons on finance issues to ensure consistent adherence to IntraHealth policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the management of cost share obligations and reporting.
  • Perform any other duties that might be assigned by the supervisor.
  • EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 
    • Bachelor degree in Finance or related field with a minimum of 5 years of experience working in financial management;
    • Certification with local accounting professional body;
    • Extensive knowledge of USG regulations and Tanzanian laws and regulations;
    • Experience working with donor funded international organizations and donors in Tanzania;
    • Demonstrated ability to set up and maintain accounting and financial management systems;
    • Demonstrated experience with accounting software, preferably QuickBooks;
    • Demonstrated ability to build and review budgets;
    • Demonstrated excellent personal integrity and confidentiality;
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated ability to work effectively in team-based environment, supervise a professional team and ability to interact with a variety of technical, clinical and other specialists;
    • Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, and proficiency using online financial systems and databases; experience with an international auditing firm a plus;
    • Oral and written proficiency in English and Kiswahili required;

    COMPETENCIES
     Accountability - Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, research and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high quality results for the project's success. Exercise ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities in accord with IntraHealth values, policies, and practices.
    Innovation - Develops new, better or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions or initiatives that result in improvement of IntraHealth's performance and meeting objectives, results and global commitments.
    Service Excellence  - Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer service concepts, processes and techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and expectations  and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through providing excellent service directly or indirectly.
    Organizational Stewardship – Approaches role and duties as a primary caretaker and steward of the organization, encourages a cooperative environment that focuses on placing the organization’s interests and success first before his/her’s, another individual, department or team.
    Client Relationship Management – Knowledge and ability to determine and satisfy current client needs and maintain a partnering relationship with MOH, CDC and other donors, sub-grantee partners and civil society organizations  during engagements; includes influencing, communicating, presenting, facilitating; build and manage new relationships and collaborative alliances. 
    Strategic Thinking – Applies organizational knowledge to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for IntraHealth while recognizing, anticipating and resolving organizational challenges. Ability to develop organization- and industry-specific expertise and apply sound decision making processes to reach productive resolutions that translates strategy into actionable business plans.
    Effective Communication - Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language (English and other required languages) appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate professional communication behaviors.
    SUMMARY OF BENEFITS
    IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package.  We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.
    IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.  This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.
Application letter with detailed CV, indicating daytime telephone numbers, e mail address, names and contact information of two referees should be submitted to the following link https://goo.gl/NK8oEk

The closing date for receipt of applications is September 11, 2017. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

IntraHealth International Inc is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Source: Daily News 29 August 2017
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