Finance Manager

Published by Jobstanzania on 9:45:00 am

Cambridge Education (CE) is an education services company that provides expert education consultancy in partnership with governments, donors and development agencies around the world.  Cambridge Education is a member of the Mott MacDonald Group.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager to join us to work on the implementation of the Education Quality Improvement Programme in Tanzania (EQUIP-T). This is a UK Government’s Department for Internationals Development (DFID) funded programme which will run over a 4 year period. 

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Managing the programme finances, ensuring that all financial management is carried out in accordance with client standards. 
  • The management of all accounting and finance staff 
  • Assisting with the preparation and submission of Tanzania statutory returns 
  • Maintaining project accounts, producing monthly reconciliation of programme expenditure and drafting invoices for the client. 
  • Monitoring budgets and expenditure and advising accordingly 
  • Carrying out audits of programme finances at both Federal and State levels 
  • Working directly with the Operations Manager as well as reporting to the UK finance team providing strategic financial advice. 

You will 

  • Have excellent financial management and accountancy skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Be a good communicator with strong relationship building skills.  
  • Be reliable and a team player. 
  • Have demonstrable experience in meeting deadlines 
  • Be proactive in supporting colleagues
  • Have the ability to take the initiative,  raise issues with management and respond to problems 
  • Have excellent Excel skills, able to learn in house finance packages 
  • Be educated to degree level or technical equivalent
  • Have a relevant professional qualification (ACCA, CIMA, IACEW, ICAS)
  • Have previous experience in managing donor funded projects
  • Be able to demonstrate previous experience of dealing with large volumes of transactions 

Applications for these positions should be made using a CV of no more than 3 sides of A4 (in a standard CV format) including at least two references, as well as a cover letter (max 1 side A4) stating the position of interest and the applicant’s suitability.
Applications should be sent by email to esme.mroz-davies@mottmac.com.  The closing date is 5pm Monday 03 June 2013.  Short listing will be completed by Friday 7 June 2013. Successful candidates will be notified by the 7 June and may be invited to attend interviews and practical assessments. 

If you have not received a response to your application by Monday 10 June 2013, please assume your application was unsuccessful this time, as unfortunately we do not have the capacity to individually notify unsuccessful candidates. Cambridge Education retains the right to appoint any or no candidates.
Cambridge Education is a trading name of the Mott MacDonald group, an equal opportunity employer. www.mottmac.com  



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