Finance & Administration Officer

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Finance & Administration Officer

  • Post Date:October 12, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Childline is a local Private Voluntary Organisation looking for a qualified professional to take up the position of Finance and Administration Officer 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.

Key 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 licences, 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.


  • 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.

To apply

All applications should include a cover letter, CV and names of at least two contactable references. Applications to be sent on email [email protected] copying [email protected]w

Correspondence will only be entered into with short listed candidates & Childline Zimbabwe reserves the right not to fill the position.

Deadline: 14 October 2021