Finance Officer

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Finance Officer

  • Post Date:August 30, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Diploma
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Development Aid from People to People Zimbabwe (DAPP) is looking for a qualified and experienced Finance Officer with Finance or Accounting background to be based at its National Office in Harare.

Job Summary:

The Finance Officer will be responsible for providing finance support across the payables, grants and contracts sections of the National Office. She/He will be the key focal person for other departments on financial and accounting issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keep accurate records for all financial transactions; Prepare balance sheets;Record accounts payable and accounts receivable;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports;
  • Reconcile bank statements;
  • Participate in financial audits;
  • Track bank deposits and payments;
  • Review and implement financial policies;
  • Receives and records transactions into the financial system;
  • Assists in the recording of payment requests;
  • Ensures sufficient documentation before entering transactions into the financial system;
  • Assists in preparation of pay schedules;
  • Assists in compiling allocated donor reports, sub ledger reports and bank reconciliations before the set monthly deadlines;
  • Supports the Finance Manager with grants related financial management.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Higher National Diploma in Accounting
  • Be a registered member of a professional accounting board/association
  • At least 5 years proven work experience as a Finance Officer or similar role in an NGO environment
  • At least 3-5 years proven experience managing USAID and EU grants
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting regulations and procedures
  • Experience using financial and accounting software(Pastel)
  • Solid background in project budgets formulation, review and monitoring
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent time management and ability to handle time sensitive tasks
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Should have excellent organizational skills
  • Should have mature work ethics
  • Willing to abide by DAPP code of conduct, values and its mission statement

To apply

Please send your application including detailed CV, motivation letter, certified copies of qualifications and references addressed to Human Resources Manager on the following emails: [email protected] or to [email protected] and copy [email protected]

Application deadline: On or before close of working day 2nd September 2021.

NB: Please note that only short-listed applicants will be invited for the interviews