Deadline: Jul 27, 2012
Direct report:Chief Operations Officer.
Functional reportees:Sub Grants Officers.
To be responsible and focus on all issues related to the successful and efficient management of the receipts of THPS funds and monitors the financial and administrative systems to use to monitor such funds.
Assess in collaboration with the Chief Operations Officer, the
financial and administrative needs of the sub awardees, individually and
as a whole.
Develops or adapts administrative and financial
policies and procedures for sub awardees which includes; manuals, user
guides and templates to be compliant with THPS requirements.
Provides training and technical support to sub awardees to improve
their administrative and financial system and procedures, including the
use of THPS management tools, but also including more general improvements in managements of funds
Ensures consistent application of THPS financial and administrative policies/standards, as well as
US Government rules and regulations
Acts as a resource person for tracking and monitoring systems and reporting policies and procedures to subawardees
Assist subawardees with donor required quarterly reporting, monitors' timelines for reporting and act as liaison between the subawardee, THPS and the donor finance team.
Monitors subawardees invoices and advances from donor
Assists in execution of new subcontracts and subcontracts close outs
Monitors the need for external audits of subawardees, obtaining quotes from auditing firms and manages audit process as needed.
Provides financial orientations for new subawardee finance as needed.
Coordinates with THPS finance staff to correct subawardee account errors and improve system
Travel to train subawardees in financial management and administration and to perform financial reviews of projects.
Other duties as assigned by the Chief Operations Officer or Director of Program
Preferred Qualification and Experience
The candidate must hold Advanced Diploma in Accountancy, or Bachelor
degree in Finance or Accounting, Business Administration, or Corporate
Management with CPA or ACCA full qualification
Masters degree in finance, Business administration accounting or corporate management will be an added advantage.
Minimum of five years working experience in senior level finance, auditing or accounting position.
Knowledge and skills required.
Knowledge of donor funded project preferably USG financial policies and procedures
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control.
Skills in analyzing financial data and prepare financial reports.
Knowledge in human resource management is.a must.
Strong analytical skills in applying accounting principles and ensure that best practices are observed.
Ability to lead teams of multidisciplinary
Experience in strategic planning and execution
Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations
Interested applicants should send their application letter one page maximum and CV four pages maximum by 27th July, 2012 through email with a subject line of the position you are applying for e.g: Technical Director to HR@thps.or.tz
Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.