Senior Finance and Administration Manager

Published by Jobstanzania on 2:04:00 pm

We are Restless Development, a youthful, dynamic and innovative national agency which carries the banner for youth led development in Tanzania and globally. Everything we do is led by and through young people. We are who we serve, placing young people at the forefront of change, empowering them to take leadership roles addressing the most urgent issues facing their communities.

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager
Location: Dar es Salaam
Salary: TSH 55,177,989 plus 8% housing allowance
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible
Length of Contract: 2 year contract (subject to successful probationary period of 6 months)
Reports to: Country Director

This role will drive cross-unit performance management and accountability while leading on financial management, accounting and scenario planning – ensuring Restless Development is transparent, accountable, and able to mitigate risks as it moves forward.
This role will involve maintaining oversight of our income, cash flows, accounting, and financial practices across four offices in Tanzania (Iringa, Mbeya, Ruvuma and Dar Es Salaam). With the support of a talented team of finance staff you will work closely with the programmes directorate to ensure high quality operational and project budgets are developed, and managed. You will work closely with the Country Director and management team to maintain oversight on financial planning and decision making producing user friendly
management reports; and play an active role in fundraising and proposal development from the financial perspective.

Main Duties:
 Drive cross-unit performance management and accountability
 Ensure smooth implementation of new financial accounting software
 Leadership of all aspects of financial management, accounts and controls
 Produce monthly management accounts and variance analysis for decision making
 Prepare annual budget, cash requests, and quarterly re-forecasts
 Implement internal and external audit recommendations
 Prepare year end accounts and oversee external audits
 Prepare donor budgets and financial reports in line with contract requirements
 Ensure policies and procedures are upheld, review and updated annually
 Line manage a team of four across four offices
 Serve as a role model at all times, personally embodying Restless Development’s mission and values, whilst helping to ensure that Restless Development’s code of conduct, policies and standards are understood by all and adhered to in practice

How To Apply:

Please send a completed application form to jobstanzania@restlessdevelopment.org by Tuesday 31st January 2017.

Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs or covering letters.



Closing date: Tuesday 31st January 2017 2017

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