Finance Manager job at Chemonics International Inc

Vacancy title:
Finance Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Trade , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Chemonics International Inc

Deadline of this Job:
18 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ethiopia , Addis Ababa , Horn of Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 09, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• The Finance Manager responsible for implementing the financial management priorities of the GHSC-PSM project in Ethiopia.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• As Finance Manager for the GHSC-PSM Ethiopia Program, the employee will be responsible for the following principal duties and responsibilities:
• Support the Operations and Finance Director with the overall financial management of the GHSC – PSM project in Ethiopia, ensuring strict adherence to Chemonics policies and procedures and USAID rules and regulations
• Build and lead a well-functioning accounting team. Plan, organize, assign, review and evaluate the work of finance staff and provide staff guidance and mentoring.
• Take a leading role in conducting performance reviews for finance staff
• Supervise accounting cycle to include preparation and appropriate documentation of journal entries, payment requests, and general ledger reconciliations
• Ensure incurred costs are allowable, allocable, and reasonable in accordance with USAID cost principles and Chemonics policies and procedures
• Review accounting and supporting documents and transactions to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with Chemonics policies and procedures and USAID regulations
• Review accurate, complete, and timely financial reporting using ABACUS system, including monthly accrual/projection spreadsheets, and ensure timely submission to the home office (HO); Preparer and/or review ad hoc analysis and reporting as needed; Monitor preparation and perform analysis of financial reports relative to budget and monthly forecasting
• Ensure monthly wire transfer requests are prepared and submitted on time to the HO and manage local bank accounts to ensure sufficient availability of funds for project needs
• Support the Operations and Finance Director with the review of internal financial control systems to ensure appropriate mechanisms, procedures, and systems are in place; Ensure proper safeguards of funds and compliance with established USAID and Chemonics financial and accounting procedures
• Review and ensure proper authorization and approval and timely processing of payment/reimbursement requests for employees/suppliers/vendors
• Support the Operations and Finance Director with Planning, performing, and supervising of internal audits of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and petty cash
• Review bank reconciliations and reconciliations of petty cash and fund report at time of replenishment
• Review submission of all tax withholdings (e.g., payroll income tax and deduction at source) to relevant parties
• Review payroll and ensure allocation of payroll costs to appropriate general ledger accounts
• Work closely with internal and external auditors during field program audits;
• Serve as a resource person for technical and finance staff on Chemonics and USAID policies, procedures, and regulations
• Interact with bank and other officials on as needed basis.
• Provide guidance and supervision to the project finance unit
• Perform other duties as required.

Level of Effort and Location
This long-term position will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with intermittent travel throughout the program’s target regions as needed.

The Finance Manager will report to the GHSC-PSM Operations and Finance Director or his/her designee.
• Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, or commerce. Master’s degree in related field preferred. A professional qualification (ACCA, CIMA or Equivalent) would be an added advantage
• Minimum eight years of experience
• Excellent organizational skills demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet competing deadlines with attention to detail and quality of work
• Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets, and preparation of graphs, tables, charts with Microsoft Office applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Outlook
• Excellent ability to communicate clearly and concisely in written and spoken English
• Demonstrated ability to successfully participate on teams that respond to and meet the challenges of working together in a fast-paced work setting with technical staff
• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, clients, and consultants
• Must be willing to travel to the regions as required
• Strong knowledge and understanding of USAID regulations strongly preferred

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

To apply, please reply to this e-mail . Please specify the position title as the subject line in your application and submit no later than June 20, 2022. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
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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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 20 June 2022  
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Posted: 09-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 09-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 09-06-2065
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