Finance and Administration Officer New Job at Nutrition International 2022

Project Driver New Job at Nutrition International

Finance and Administration Officer New Job at Nutrition International

Position: Finance and Administration Officer

BRIGHT Project


Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Tabora, Tanzania

Deadline for submission: April 11th, 2022

About us

At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven 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.

If 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

Nutrition International’s Corporate Service (CS) Unit is a dedicated team of Finance and Administrative experts with extensive global experience. The unit leads by providing global Accounting, Finance, budgeting, Compliance, Contracting and Procurement, Facilities Management and Information Management, and Information Technology (IM/IT).

The corporate Service team is found in Nutrition International’s Head Quarters in Ottawa, Canada, as well as within our Regional and Country Offices throughout Africa and Asia. Currently Nutrition International is seeking applications for Finance and Administration Officer, BRIGHT Project to be based in Tabora, Tanzania.

About you

  • You will have a Bachelor’s in Business Commerce/Accounting/Finance or other related fields from a recognized University. Professional qualification in accountancy such as CPA or ACCA is required.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in accounting and/or finance particularly in a donor-funded organization or projects and in project office administration. At least 5 years of experience accounting experience and a minimum of 3 years in a donor-funded organization/project.
  • Solid knowledge and experience of generally accepted accounting practices, financial systems, budget and cash flow monitoring, and accounting controls in an international context.
  • Skills in excellent communication and interpersonal skills, competent IT skills, solid planning and organization skills, strong numerical skills and attention to detail, upholding integrity, team player and leader, and ability to work in a multicultural environment. Knowledge of Great Plains, QuickBooks, or Peachtree will be an asset.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Swahili.

About the role

Finance and Administration Officer New Job at Nutrition International

In this role you will be:

  • Assist the Finance and Administration Manager in the preparations of annual operational and pure program budget and expenditure forecasts for office operations and ensure that spending is within the approved budget.
  • Conduct 100% review of project financial documents for accuracy, reliability, completeness, and compliance with the Contribution Agreement compliance regulations.
  • Provide the program staff with quarterly budget variance reports and track justifications for variances.
  • Provide 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.
  • 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.
  • Support the Contracting and Procurement Officer in the process of purchasing office equipment and supplies as per NI procurement guidelines and delegated authority and arrange payments.
  • Assist project staff in developing budgets for project activities and processing budget modification requests for Regional Office’s approvals.
  • Make payments for all approved office operations on time and accurately.
  • Manage office petty cash and keep petty cash transaction records up to date.
  • Prepare regular cash flows projections based on approved budgets and request cash advances.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports and ensure appropriate coding/allocations.
  • In liaison with the Finance and Administration Manager, coordinate project audits, including preparation of financial reports and submission of financial support documents.
  • Assist the Finance and Administration Manager in managing service providers by drafting administrative agreements and ensuring that services are provided as per the requirements of the service agreements.
  • Maintain inventories of all office fixed assets, office equipment, and supplies and ensure that equipment and fixed assets are insured, properly maintained and damages and losses reported.
  • Ensure the project office is kept in clean and habitable condition through the supervision of office cleaners.
  • Ensure the drivers fill, complete, and submit monthly vehicle logs.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.

What we offer

A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays), and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.

Selected candidates must have a current legal entitlement to work in Tanzania. We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable, and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Please 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 attached Job Description.

Please click on the Apply button below to submit your application.


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