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The Finance Manager supports the CFO, SMT and DHI in ensuring compliance, proper financial system function and compliance with statutory and donor requirements.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Provides oversight of financial management and expenditures for DHI and donor projects
• Assist the CFO in providing financial and compliance guidance during the work-plan budgeting
• Conduct payroll and ensure allocation of payroll costs to appropriate general ledger accounts;
• Support the development of the annual budget for operations support with guidance and feedback from senior management;
• In collaboration with the technical staff, participate in the development of the budget for technical activities and ensure budget accuracy reflecting the approved work plan;
• Ensure that the Chart of Accounts supports the tracking and production of various project, overhead and corporate expenditures
• Manage budget tracking and projections and prepare routine financial reports (monthly... quarterly, annual) and manage relationships with the banks
• Implement and monitor effective financial management systems and rigorous internal controls to ensure that all financial reporting is accurate, cost efficient and transparent, ensuring compliance with donors and regulations, DHI policy and local laws at all times;
• Monitor and track project income and expenditure against budget and regular updating of projections;
• Monitor use of DHI Chart of Accounts and ensure a culture of compliance and monitor and supervise internal audits and compliance checks, implement corrective action plans;
• Ensure compliance with ZRA, NAPSA and other statutory returns at all times;
• Review all project financial policies, procedures, and issues, prior to dissemination to project staff, donor and partners;
• Support the CFO in audit preparation and work closely with Auditors and other DHI Finance leads;
• Oversee monthly financial reporting, assuring accuracy, compliance and timeliness including: review of the Quick-books database, perform bank account and petty cash reconciliations;

Position Competencies, skills and qualifications
• Bachelor’s in finance, accounting, business, economics or related field with a minimum of 7 years of direct work experience in financial, grants or contracts management in Zambia with senior-level responsibility for project administration and finance.
• Full ACCA or CIMA Qualification or Equivalent ZICA membership is mandatory
• Experience with various donor rules and regulations
• Excellent verbal and written English.
• Proven record of systems strengthening and internal controls.
• Ability to take initiative and lead teams. Supervisory, coaching and management experience required.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.
Supervision and Reporting
The Finance Manager will report to the CFO

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
Lusaka Zambia


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