Senior Finance Manager at FHI 360 – Tanzania

FHI360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, localy driven solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries.

The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a 5 year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. The project provides strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. In Tanzania, EpiC will be implementing an HIV service delivery project among key and priority populations, adolescent girls and young women; and orphans and vulnerable children which aims to reduce HIV infections in pursuit of reaching 95-95-95 goals. To achieve this goal, the program will support targeted prevention and case finding strategies at community level amongst the targeted populations.

Senior Finance Manager based in Dar es Salaam
Main Function:
The position will be responsible for financial management and administration of the EpiC project. Thus wil be ensuring compliance with FHI 360 and USAID financial and accounting procedures, rules and regulations; leading budget development, financial reporting, monitor program expenditures; and maintain financial filing systems. Also will be responsible for sub-award management, monitoring and compliance and providing capacity development and technical support to sub-recipients to strengthen their grant management systems and ensuring strong management of sub-agreements. The position will further be providing guidance, monitoring and support to project team. Additionally, wil be ensuring USAID resources are appropriately directed to project priorities and are in line with project work plans. This position will also ensure program actions are in compliance with USG and FHI 360. The position will work closely with FHI 360 country, regional and HQ offices to monitor and ensure the financial health of the project and to prepare internal and external reports and deliverables.

Specific Responsibilities:
Preparing and reviewing workplan and other budgets for the Project 8 Preparing financial reports for EpiC Tanzania ^Tracking and monitoring project expenditures against budget; including preparing monthly pipeline analyses for HQ EpiC team -Managing EpiC Tanzania charge codes and chart of accounts ‘Managing EpiC Tanzania sub-recipients across 8 regions, including conducting pre-award assessments, reviewing monthly financial reports, coordinating reimbursements, posting approved expenditures, develop and managing sub-recipient monitoring plans -Providing ongoing capacity strengthening and mentorship to sub-recipients to strengthen financial and management systems for increased accountability and ownership in managing USG funds; conducting site visits to build financial management capacity and ensuring compliance -Coordinating PEPFAR expenditure reports on an annual basis
• Developing EpiC Tanzania procurement plan and overseeing proper procurement procedures for supplies and equipmen t-Supporting other operations activities -Coordinating with country office HR for all HR-related matters for project staff -Supervising a team including staff in regional offices -Regularly reviewing the status of project funds and preparing monthly cash requests -Posting data into financial systems, ensuring that financial information is processed accurately and generates timely and reliable reports -Providing support as needed on bank reconciliations -Conducting trainings for non-finance project staff as well as subrecipient staff on financial and grants management.

Position Requirements- Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in Finance and Accounting with at least 7-9 years of related experience; OR Masters Degree in Finance and Accounting with 5-7 years of related experience. CPA, ACA or any other relevant professional qualification is desirable- Experience with U.S. government rules and regulations and experience working in an international NGO environment desirable -Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices -Budget monitoring and general ledger skills -Relevant software skills including automated accounting software, database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems -Resourceful through technology, research skills, and relationship building among several organization teams and units and professional organizations to resolve problems and initiate enhancements -Familiarity with Tanzanian public health sector, non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations in Tanzania is highly desirable -Cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of key and vulnerable populations -Previous experience working with USAID or PEPFAR supported program is highly preferred -Ability to respond to inquiries independently and follow-up on requests in an efficient manner -With minimal supervision, managing high volume of workflow efficiently -Ability to handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data as well as experience with computer spreadsheets-Ability to interpret financial information and reports -Ability to work collaboratively, productively and sensitively within a multidiscipline, multicultural and multigender environment -Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision -High degree of proficiency in written and spoken communication-Wel-developed computer skills.


How to Apply

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. For detailed information, interested candidates may either submit their application Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to E mail: or visit FHI 360’s Career Center at to register online, and to submit CV/resume and cover letter. FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date: November 10, 2019. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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