21 Feb 2024

Finance Director at Chemonics

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Job Description


Chemonics International, a US-based international development consulting firm seeks a Finance Director for the anticipated USAID NextGen Ugavi Bora, Afya Bora (Better Supply, Better Health) activity to be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This activity aims to strengthen supply chain and pharmaceutical services to ensure sustainable access to and appropriate use of safe, effective, quality-assured, affordable health commodities and will work to develop the capacity of local systems, institutions, and individuals to sustainably manage supply chains, for both USAID-procured health commodities and those procured through national/local systems, and to strengthen local pharmaceutical management systems, including quality pharmaceutical services and national regulatory systems. The Finance Director will report to the Deputy Chief of Party – Finance and Operations and will be responsible for establishing and managing all project finance and accounting procedures in line with USAID rules and regulations.

Key responsibilities:

Establish and maintain the activity’s budget, financial management and tracking systems to ensure strong financial accountability and compliance with USAID, Chemonics, and government of Tanzania financial and administrative requirements
Supervise daily and routine financial, administrative, and operational tasks including monthly accounting cycle, payment of staff salaries, and bank statement monitoring and reconciliation
Participate in work planning, and work closely with the technical team to prepare and monitor costed work plans
Develop budgets for annual workplans, prepare financial reports, and supervise expenditures
Develop internal control measures to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in finance, Business administration, Economics, Accounting, or a related field
Minimum of 8 years’ experience in finance/accounting for international development programs, including at least 5 years of experience working on USAID projects
Demonstrated experience supporting and working with activity technical staff to accurately account for expenditures
Strong administrative and organizational skills; excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated leadership and management skills
Proficiency in reading, and writing in English required, Swahili desirable
How to apply

Please apply through this link here . Applications must be submitted by close of business Eastern Time (ET) on February 29, 2024. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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Closing Date : 4th March, 2024.







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