Finance & Grants Officer

  • Contract
  • 1 month ago
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary MWK 000 / Monthly
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening

Job Description

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist in the financial management of the HC4L project including financial document preparation, processing of payments, financial record keeping and financial document processing. Monitor, record and update ledgers, accounts and support related financial tracking. Support the creation of financial reports and other required financial disclosure documents. Maintain all office and project financial accounts.  This includes accounts payable, checking accounts, consultant contracts, travel expenses, and all subcontractors’ payments. Produce weekly workshop and travel advance for review by the Director of Finance & Operations and follow up any outstanding advance. Review financial reports of all subcontractors for processing on a monthly basis. Maintain financial files of the Project Process local staff compensation payments on a timely basis. Prepare VAT reimbursement reports for submission to MRA and USAID Conducting financial reviews on the implementing partners

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS STANDARDS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from recognized institute 3-5 years’ experience in accounting field with an international NGO. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel plus accounting software Experience working with USG awards Fluency in spoken and written English. Ability to work well with others, including project staff, government counterparts, implementing agencies and vendors.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of and experience in accounts payable and receivable accounting systems Knowledge of and experience in contracts and grants management Hands-on experience with Accounting Computer Packages Experience with donor-funded projects, USG  preferred Ability to manage and work independently and efficiently Ability to travel as required

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time

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