VdE | Gerente Sênior de Finanças e Administração | IDE

 



About IDE

iDE is a global development organization that advances market-based approaches in agriculture; access to finance; and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) to create income and livelihood opportunities for economically and socially disadvantaged households. With offices in 12 countries around the world iDE began operations in Mozambique in January 2010 with the goal of improving the income and livelihood opportunities of the rural poor and uses an integrated, value-chain development approach to implement agricultural development initiatives that increase productivity and income for smallholder farmers.

iDE Mozambique is currently seeking a Senior Manager of Finance & Administration (SMFA). This position is based in Maputo.

Scope of Work:

Reporting to the Director of Finance & Administration, the SMFA is a member of the iDE Mozambique Finance team charged with supporting the overall financial and administrative support for iDE Mozambique projects and ensuring compliance with iDE financial policy, timely and accurate financial reporting for management and donors and supervision of finance staff. The SMFA will support the Director of Finance and Administration to prepare financial reporting that strictly complies with reporting requirements from a variety of donors and in a variety of formats. The SMFA also supports the Finance team to ensure that financial audits are performed in accordance with iDE expectations. This includes annual financial statement audits and donor stipulated audits.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Director of Finance & Administration (DFA) to clearly communicate and enforce iDE’s financial policies throughout iDE Mozambique and ensure the highest possible integrity and compliance with policy. Supports and/or leads as assigned, the planning, organization, and implementation of procedures for fiscal reporting and administration, risk management, cash management, foreign currency exchange and banking relationships including reporting and compliance on KIVA microfinance loan arrangements.
  • Provide comprehensive, timely, and accurate analysis and interpretation of all financial reporting to assist the DFA, Country Director, and other iDE Mozambique managers in achieving objectives.
  • Provide and/or support in providing timely and accurate financial reporting to iDE’s headquarters office on a monthly basis including analysis of any budget variances and highlighting of any key risks, as assigned by the DFA.
  • Ensure compliance with Mozambique tax and statutory reporting requirements, as applicable for the non-profit sector.
  • Oversee day-to-day financial and administrative management tasks of iDE Mozambique as delegated by the DFA.
  • Support successful completion of the annual audit for iDE Mozambique.
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of financial systems and procedures for project management and delivery consistent with donor requirements.
  • Support the DFA in developing forecasts of grant activity on a monthly basis to ensure that resources are properly deployed to optimally support active grants. Ensure that timesheets are properly prepared and reviewed to accurately document and support work efforts on these active grants.
  • Contribute in preparation and timely submission of donor required financial deliverables and milestones.
  • Support the DFA to create organizational and program budgets; monitor expenses against program budgets, and provide precise reports throughout project implementation and close-out.
  • Monitor project financial resources to ensure timely requests/transfers of funds from HQ as appropriate.
  • Support the DFA to prepare consolidated reports on the overall financial progress of programs for donors and HQ finance.
  • Support effective linkages between technical components and finance and administrative functions within the organization.
  • As delegated by the DFA, manage overall accounting and booking for the iDE Mozambique and ensure that financial records are up to date and accurate.
  • Continually refine financial and administrative procedures in line with HQ guidance for all projects and train staff on these procedures to ensure sound management.
  • Supervise finance and administration staff located in Maputo and in the field offices in central and northern regions of Mozambique, including periodic travel to these regions for on-site supervision.

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Finance, Business, Economics or other related fields preferred.
  • Minimum of 8+ years’ professional experience in financial and operational/strategic management (budgeting, accounting, auditing) of donor funded projects.
  • Minimum of five years of supervisory experience, including direct supervision and mentoring of a team of staff capable of providing excellent financial support for a growing organization
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge required including familiarity with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Prior public accounting experience as a Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Accountant is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated prior financial experience for an international non-profit is required including knowledge of one or more bi-lateral donors’ rules, regulations, and policies (USAID, DFID, SIDA, etc.) and experience developing and managing donor grant agreements and/or subcontracts that comply with strict technical requirements.
  • Ability to systematically break down complex problems, complete an assessment of options and propose the optimal situation.
  • Proficient in collecting and analyzing financial data and producing coherent reports for donors and suppliers.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and set clear, reasonable objectives for staff to ensure a positive and highly productive work environment. This includes the ability to keep the Director of Finance & Administration apprised of any potential risks to established deadlines and priorities and to continuously seek solutions to independently mitigate those risks.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Competent at working with teams and staff/contacts that may be in different locations, e.g. headquarters staff, local office staff, and regionally based staff.
  • Proficient in accounting software. iDE uses Oracle NetSuite
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and preference for Access).
  • Proficient in Google GSuite preferred.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and in a multicultural setting.
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English required.

Diversity Statement:

iDE takes pride in our talented and diverse workforce. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Hiring, promotion, and compensation of employees are conducted without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

Application Instructions:

The deadline for submission is May 26, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. iDE is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on grounds of race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.



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