Finance and Administration Manager

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Finance and Administration Manager

  • Post Date:May 23, 2024
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Location: Harare, Zimbabwe.

SoCha LLC is preparing a response to provide Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) and technical services to the USAID/Zimbabwe Mission under an anticipated MEL activity. The anticipated objectives of the Activity will be to assist the Mission with strategy and activity-level performance monitoring, evaluation, and learning, improve knowledge management, enhance the use of data and evidence in programmatic decision-making, and improve the Mission’s and implementing partners’ MEL capacity.

SoCha is seeking a qualified individual to fill the role of Finance and Administration Manager (FAM). The FAM position will be full-time and based in Harare. This role is for a proposal position and is contingent on award and funding.

Scope of Work

Responsibilities of the FAM will include:

  • Oversee project finance, procurement, and administration.
  • Maintain reliable and accurate accounting records for the project.
  • Develop financial reports for donors, including quarterly accrual reports.
  • Review and verify the accuracy of monthly invoices.
  • Analyze budgeted-to-actual expenditures and “burn rate”.
  • Oversee the finance and administration, operations, and human resources project team.
  • Oversee monthly payroll and preparation of social charges and tax remittances for staff.
  • Retain and maintain financial records.
  • Ensure compliance with US Government, USAID, and SoCha policies and procedures for finance, procurement, and human resources.
  • Ensure compliance with labor laws.
  • Provide senior-level oversight of field team operations, ensuring safety standards are met.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as finance, accounting, or business.
  • A minimum of five (5) or more years of experience managing finances for USAID or international donor-funded projects.
  • Experience overseeing international donor project budgets.
  • Knowledge of MS Excel and Word.
  • Experience with QuickBooks software.
  • Knowledge of payroll and fringe benefits.
  • Experience overseeing the finance and accounting of USAID-funded activities strongly preferred.
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English is required.

Position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.