Job Position of Finance Manager at Jhpiego:(Deadline:12-07-2022)

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Job opportunity: Finance Manager

Jhpiego’s Mission

Jhpiego enhances the health and saves the lives of women and families in limited-resource settings. For nearly four decades, we have put evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice to overcome barriers to high-quality health care services for the world’s most vulnerable populations. From our origins as technical experts in reproductive, maternal and child health, Jhpiego has grown to embrace new challenges, including HIV/AIDS, malaria and cervical cancer prevention — reflecting the increasing interconnectedness of global health.

Jhpiego’s Values

At Jhpiego, we value our customers who have our respect, responsiveness, and commitment to excellence; our staff and global network of colleagues who bring cultural diversity, innovation, and a wealth of world experience; and our work culture, which is reflected in our team spirit, transparent communication, mutual respect, flexibility, and dedication.

 

Reporting Structure:

Position Title: Finance Manager                                                                           Grade:10 

Position Reports to:  Sr. Finance and Admin Manager

Position Supervised:  None 

Location: Jhpiego Rwanda Country Office Kigali, with frequent Field Visits                                                  

DurationOne-year contract                                                                                      July 2022

Summary Scope of Work:

Rise Finance Manager is responsible for providing financial and management support to Jhpiego Rwanda Office and related programs to ensure the smooth running of the office in Kigali. This includes supervising day-to-day Rise financial operations of the office, budgeting and review of internal control systems. Review of on-site financial accounting and book keeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of Project financial operations.

Responsibilities will be but not limited to:  

  • Examines financial documents such as, vouchers, invoices, delivery notes, purchase orders and other documents to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and validity of financial data before making payments.
  • Monitor RISE program expenses by ensuring timely preparation of expenditure reports, accruals and projections and burn rates on a monthly basis.
  • Monitors RISE disbursement of funds to ensure compliance with Jhpiego’s financial policies and procedures as outlined in the Jhpiego Finance and Accounting policies manual, Banking Policy, QuickBooks Manual, Procurement Manual, and any other policies.
  • Reviews a sample of RISE expense reports and other project expenses on a day-to-day basis to ensure adequate documentation, allowability, allocability and reasonability.
  • Assists the Senior Finance and Administration Manager to preparer RISE financial reports to donors: USAID, CDC, GF and others as required.
  • Assists RISE Project Coordinators to develop Weekly Activity Budget in line with approved workplan; reviews these budgets for accuracy, reasonability, completeness and donor compliance.
  • Review existing internal control systems to ensure financial integrity at all times; identifies weaknesses and recommends corrective actions as per the GAAPs and Jhpiego financial procedures.
  • In Collaboration with Senior Finance Officer, Mentor and train the Finance staff in various finance functions like budgeting, QuickBooks, preparing reports, monitoring expenditure, etc., in an aim to build competencies in these areas.
  • Work closely with Senior Finance Officer to coordinate internal and external audits and ensure prompt implementation of their recommendations.
  • Ensure that all compliance related findings are concluded and systems developed to prevent recurrence.
  • Develops proposal budgets for business development for review by the Senior Finance Manager in accordance with donor requirements.
  • Assists the Senior Finance and Administration Manager to Reviews existing internal control systems to ensure financial integrity at all times; identifies weaknesses and recommends corrective actions as per the GAAPs and Jhpiego’s financial procedures.
    • Provide guidance/feedback to the Senior Finance and Admin.Manager to ensure the sound functioning of the project and Jhpiego Rwanda office in general
    • Assume other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in Finance or Accounting.
  • Qualified accountant with CPA (K), ACCA or equivalent
  • Conversant with USAID financial guidelines/regulations.
  • Computer literacy, particularly working knowledge of QuickBooks and MS office; use of spreadsheets and/or accounting packages.
  • Additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted for educational requirement.
  • Previous experience with nonprofit organization will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated budgeting and budget monitoring skills
  • Expertise in Internal control systems
  • Financial management and financial reporting skills
  • Knowledge of Generally accepted Accounting principles, GAAP and accounting best practices.
  • Audit and investigations skills, including Developing organization policies
  • Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality
  • Training personnel

IMPORTANT – HOW TO APPLY!!

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online http://jrims.org/Job_Application/

and upload the following documents in PDF format with your names and subject line “Finance Manager”:

  1. Application letter
  2. Updated CV
  3. Academic Degrees and certificates
  4. 3 professional referees

Address the complete application files to the Country Director. The closing date for the vacancy is Tuesday July 12th, 2022 @12pm. For further information on Jhpiego, please go to http://www.jhpiego.org

Only online applications through the link shall be considered and failure to follow the outlined procedure might result in the application being disqualified.

If you don’t hear from us within three weeks from the submission deadline, consider your application unsuccessful.

Note:

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate in employment because of age, religion, tribe, race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, military status, marital status, family responsibility, station of life, political opinion, health (includes HIV/AIDS, pregnancy) socioeconomic status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Employment and promotion for any position are based on an individual’s qualifications and merit. Jhpiego does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, orientation or any other fees).

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