Financial Analyst

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Financial Analyst

  • Post Date:October 23, 2021
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  • Career Level Analyst
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

Zimbabwe Association of Church-related Hospitals (ZACH)

Location: Harare

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Creates, reviews, and monitors multiple component activity budgets and expenditures;
  • Collaborates with programme staff & other offices to update cost to complete analyses on a periodic basis;
  • Continuously extract and analyze expense reports to review with work plan implementation;
  • Using appropriate financial tools, maintain an online cost tracking system and ensure compliance monitoring and reporting on cost centre / budget expenses;
  • Use financial systems to produce reports, analysis, models and measurement metrics databases;
  • Interprets and provides explanation for discrepancies and variations in financial data and ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
  • Assist in maintaining financial, grants, and / or administrative reporting and tracking systems and provide related performance updates on activities;
  • Compiles data and information to enable capacity building through training and mentoring relevant project staff and implementing partners on managing and monitoring activity costs;
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely and quality completion of all reporting requirements;
  • Perform fund reconciliation reports and process appropriate corrections;
  • Ensure completeness of supporting documentation and accuracy of entries for financial reporting on standardized forms and document filing;
  • Ensure comprehensive analysis of actuals vs budgets, forecasts, trends (in year and year on year), KPIs and benchmarks to identify risks and opportunities and advice on response – for both in year and future years in budgeting;
  • Ensure sound funding models are developed and implemented as appropriate;
  • Maximise the implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and M&E Systems and related Business Intelligence tools to ensure simpler, speedier and more insightful analysis (for both actual versus plans) is provided in a more engaging way, thereby reducing shortcomings in systems, skills and capability;
  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, trends, and make recommendations for improvements;
  • Excellent with reconciliations, integrated forecasting, reporting, and tracking of operational metrics;
  • Provide insights and analysis to ensure financial resources are allocated or reprioritised for maximum impact while ensuring non-overspending to support the successful delivery and implementation of interventions;
  • Assist in business development through supporting proposal preparation (new and continuous applications) and assisting in the preparation of new budgets and operating plans;
  • Cost analysis and dashboards;
  • Analyse current and past financial data, performance;
  • Conduct comparable analysis to support financial analysis

Requirements and qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of U.S. Government grants, contracting and auditing standards as they apply to effective management of multi-year funds;
  • Prior experience with budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, and management reporting;
  • First degree plus complete professional qualifications;
  • Familiarity with data query / data management tools is extremely helpful (Access, SQL, Business Objects);
  • Strong quantitative and analytical competency.

To apply:

Candidates should send certified copies of academic and professional certificates, CV and a motivational letter in an envelope clearly marked with the position applied for to:

The Executive Director;
160 Baines Avenue;
Box 1556;
Harare.

Deadline: 28 October 2021