Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Chemonics ,Senior finance specialist Jobs in Tanzania

Closing date: 01 Jun 2015
Chemonics seeks a senior finance specialist for the five-year, $60 to 70 million USAID Tusome Pamoja ("Let's Read Together" in Kiswahili) Program in Tanzania. The program aims to improve lifelong learning skills, defined as mastery of early grade reading, writing, and arithmetic. It will
support five regions of Tanzania in improving quality of basic skills instruction at the early primary level, strengthening Ministry of Education and Vocational Training skills delivery systems, and increasing community and parental engagement in early primary education. The senior finance specialist reports directly to the chief of party. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Responsibilities include:
  • Ensure full financial and contractual compliance of Tusome Pamoja activities with USAID regulations
  • Working with Chemonics' internal auditing system and financial comptroller, establish internal control systems as well as accounting and financial reporting protocols for local subcontractors
  • Supervise financial staff and program budget matters, managing accounting and disbursement needs, verifying that procurements comply with USAID and Chemonics' financial guidelines, overseeing training of staff and partner nongovernmental organizations in financial systems, and assuring timely financial reporting to USAID
  • Master's degree in business and/or public administration, accounting and/or financial management, or other relevant field required
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in financial management of development activities with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Membership in a professional body such as those for certified public accountants preferred
  • Experience working in Africa preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Professionally proficiency and fluency (IELTS level 7 or above; or TOEFL 94 or above) in written and spoken English required
How to apply:
Send electronic submissions to TanzaniaReadingFSRecruit@chemonics.com by May 31, 2015. Please include "Senior Finance Specialist" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equalemployment opportunity self-identification formand submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.comwith only "Tanzania Tusome Pamoja - Senior Finance Specialist" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.
​​​​Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.​​

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