Sunday, January 22, 2017

Restless Development,Senior Finance & Adminstration Manager Jobs in Tanzania

Closing date: 31 Jan 2017
Young people share a restless determination to address the problems that affect them the most. That’s where we come in.
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.
As the leading agency for youth led development, we put young people at the heart of our work, from community to board level. We recognize young people as an asset, who can and do contribute to, and lead change. Our vision is:
A world where young people are at the forefront of change and development, achieving a just and sustainable world for all.
We champion the engagement, position, and ultimately the influence of young people at every stage of development. Since 1993, we have been applying our experience to engage young people and young professionals at all levels of our organization to lead change. Our unique youth-led approach has been cited best practice and won awards from the Stars Foundation, World Bank, UNAIDS, and most recently the 2014 Resolve Award for Mabinti Tushike Hatamu.
About the Role:
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.
You will be a committed and talented individual who will proactively engage in supporting leadership of the organisation. You will provide technical advice on financial management and planning.
You will be expected to travel in-country on a regular basis in order to provide management support to finance staff and oversight of financial activities in our sub-offices in Tanzania working in close collaboration with programme teams.
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
Individual must demonstrate exceptional attention to detail, be highly self-motivated, have demonstrated analytical skills and be comfortable with a rapidly changing environment. The successful individual will also be able to establish strong working relationships with staff both in the Country Programme and internationally. The successful candidate will be personally committed to Restless Development’s mission and values.
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