Finance & Administration Officer

Job Summary


 

Childline is a local Private Voluntary Organisation looking for a qualified professional to take up the position of Finance and Administration Officer (maternity cover) based in Harare.
The Finance & Administration Officer shall be responsible for managing a USAID funded project, in line with the organisation’s financial policies and procedures, meeting donor requirements, and ensuring the organisations’ financial accountability and transparency.

 

Duties And Responsibilities


 

-Verify internal & payment requisitions before processing
-Post transactions into Pastel and maintaining up to date cash books;
-Prepare bank reconciliation statements; Physical verification of asset register; Maintaining up-to-date security items register & stocks e.g. coupons, purchase orders & receipts; -Ensuring that licenses, subscriptions, membership, bills, insurance etc are up-to date; -Preparation of variance reports for allocated projects; Filing of vouchers and accounting records timely
– Budget preparation for allocated projects in liaison with the Finance & Admin. Manager and other relevant departments; Respond to queries from funding partners on allocated projects on a timely manner; Disbursing funds to sub offices and handling liquidations; Reconcile cash advances and following up on acquittals (Including reconciling advances to ledger); Conduct support visits to drop in centres; Assist with audit preparations and during external audit; Support in risk identification, treatment and compilation of the risk register; Significantly contribute to Childline’s safeguarding efforts; Any other duties required to assist the organisation in achieving its vision.

 

Qualifications And Experience


 

-Knowledge of pastel, Excel Spreadsheets, and MS Office;
-Degree in Accounting or Finance; Studying towards a professional accounting qualification eg. ACCA, CIS, CIMA is a distinct advantage;
-Ability to work under pressure and to work additional hours at crucial times; Good team working skills and should be able to interact at all levels;
-Experience in managing USAID grants is a must, Must be of integrity and have traceable references; Excellent verbal & written skills, proficiency in English; Clean class 4 Driver’s License. The prospective candidate must be ready to immediately.

 

How To Apply


 

To apply, please send ONE DOCUMENT that includes your cover letter describing your interest, qualifications, contactable references, and your CV to Childline Human Resources at recruitment@childline.org.zw by end of day, Tuesday 18 January 2022. Applications should be clearly marked with the position applied for in the email subject line.
Childline is an equal opportunity organization and encourages both female and male candidates to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis and shortlisting will proceed as applications are received.