|Nutrition International (NI)
Finance Officer, BRIGHT Project ,Tanzania
Nutrition International, formerly the Micronutrient Initiative, is an
international not for profit agency based in Canada that works to
eliminate vitamin and mineral deficiencies in developing countries.
Employment Type: Project Full Time
Title: Finance Officer, Bright Project , Tanzania
At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.
into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our
global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11
countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who
need it most through improved nutrition.
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you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction
that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to
leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be
part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you.
Please consider applying for the position below.
Know our team
International’s Program Operations Unit is responsible for ensuring the
efficient and effective delivery of Nutrition International’s core
program interventions including program development, design, planning,
implementation, monitoring and reporting, and grant management,
including setting annual operational planning, budgeting, and review
processes. The unit comprises a global team of professionals located in
our 10 core countries across Asia, Africa and our headquarters in
Ottawa, Canada. Nutrition International is seeking applications for
Project Director, Building Rights for Improved Girls’ Health in Tanzania
(BRIGHT) to be based in Tabora, Tanzania.
You are someone who has sound technical and
professional knowledge of finance and accounting and have an excellent
ability to accommodate to new situations within the organization .You
can multitask and prioritize effectively. You are well organized,
flexible and enjoy the challenges and rewards of working in a diverse
You will have a Bachelor’s degree in
Business Commerce/Accounting/Finance or other related field from a
recognized university with 4 years of experience working in accounting
and/or finance, particularly in a donor funded organization of projects.
3-year experience working in project office administration. Skills in
financial management knowledge of generally acceptable accounting
practices, financial systems, budget and cash flow monitoring and
accounting controls, in an international context required. Attention to
detail, competent experience in Microsoft suite, especially Excel and
ability to work under pressure. Knowledge of Great Plains, QuickBooks,
or Peachtree will be an added advantage.
Fluent in English and Kiswahili
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About the role
In this role you will be:
there is effective support to project staff in understanding and
implementing NI financial and administrative policies and procedures,
including effective and regular use of the contracts database and CLM.
Review project financial documents for accuracy, reliability,
completeness and compliance with the Contribution Agreement compliance
- Provide effective support to the program staff with quarterly budget variance report and track justifications for variances.
Ensure the production of accurate and timely financial information,
including reviewing financial transactions, journal entries, account
reconciliations, financial analysis, and reports before they are
submitted to the Regional Office.
- Ensure the accuracy of BRIGHT
Project information entered in the Contracts Database and that all
related milestones are always kept up to date by Project Officers.
- Ensure effective management of cash flow.
- Support contracting and procurement of various services, goods as may be required
What we offer
competitive market pay, health benefits, flexible work hours, and four
weeks of vacation (plus public holidays). We offer a collaborative and
engaging work environment. Nutrition International is an equal
opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an
inclusive, equitable, and accessible work environment.
note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate
screening checks and satisfactory reference checks. For more detailed
information about the role, please click on the Job Description and
click on the below link to submit your application.
Deadline for submission: August 24, 2022.
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