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Director of Finance Job at MDH Tanzania January 2019

Director of Finance Job at MDH Tanzania January 2019
Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH seeks to recruit a qualified individual to fill the following position: Nafasi za kazi January 2019


Director of Finance will oversee implementation of effective and efficient Program’s financial operations systems as per acceptable standards. MDH is seeking an experienced, hands-on Director of Finance to provide oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities supporting MDH’s operations. He/She will lead the overall finance strategy and operations for MDH and will have functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable/receivable,
workplan, reporting, auditing, internal controls, budgeting and expense procedures. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working closely with the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Finance will be an integral part of the organization senior management team.

Required Qualifications 
Must be a certified public accountant (CPA) registered with NBAA. A Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance/accounting. Nafasi za ajira January 2019

• 7-year work experience in a senior finance position in donor funded programs.
• Experience in donor funded rules and regulations e.g. USAID/CDC/etc.
• Budget, workplan and forecast experience of large multi funded programs and ability to oversee cooperative agreements and contracts.
• Experience in working with the board and its committees in finance, audit, risk, compliance and program.
• Experience on financial analysis, forecasting and cash flow management.
• Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management softwares

• Experience in supporting program and projects to reach targets and beneficiaries
• An analytical mind, problem solving skills, and solution oriented.
• Experience in establishing and reinforcing internal controls and designing financial policies and procedures.
• Excellent organizational and leadership skills and ability to manage staff and work as a team player with other senior leaders and project officials.
• Ability to participate in fundraising, proposal writing, and engagement with donors.
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities.

Interested candidates for this position should submit an application letter, a detailed CV, and names and contact information of three work related referees by January 31st 2019, to the Human Resource Manager through e-mail or delivered by hand at the MDH Head Office at Mikocheni B, along Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 802. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Disclaimer: MDH does not demand any financial payment for recruiting its staff. Interviews and selection of applicants is completely free of charge.

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