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Finance Manager

Date Posted: 2020-02-20 06:41:04
Company Name JF Kapnek Trust
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    Accountancy / Finance
  • Job Level:

    Mid Level
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  • Vacancy Nature:

    Full time


Deadline: 3 September 2019

Reports to: Finance Director

JF Kapnek a registered PVO which has been operating in Zimbabwe since 1986 whose mission is to improve family health, reduce child mortality and create educational opportunities for the children of Zimbabwe through the implementation of scalable, sustainable programs, is seeking to fill the above vacancy in anticipation of funding.

The objectives of the position
Provide accounting and financial management services; Preparation of financial statements for Kapnek and Donors, monthly, quarterly and annually as per organizational deadlines and donor requirements; Budget generation, consolidation, monitoring and controlling including preparation of BVA reports and convening of BVA meetings; Engage in program costing, pricing and procurement activities; Processing and reconciliation of accounting transactions and disbursements; Participate in the formulation of finance and administrative systems and policies and ensure implementation thereof; Ensure compliance with organizational policies, procedures and funding partners rules and regulations; Respond and manage site and counterpart financial requisitions; Receipting and banking of all funds; Monthly bank reconciliations; Provide capacity building of all staff in financial management requirements; Administration of payrolls and submission of relevant statutory returns; Updating and maintaining registers to ensure adequate accountability of donor funded projects; Prepare for and support external audit and donor compliance reviews and processes.

Managing cash
Implementing the Cash Management procedures and ensuring they are respected; The availability and safe keeping of the necessary cash; Authorizing and making payment for purchases falling within the program

Implement Finance Internal Control Systems and make recommendations for change to the FD
Visiting project sites to monitor progress on projects and checking on the use of funds on these projects; Make recommendations to the FD based on experiences encountered in implementing the Cash cycle; Update cash request and expenditures and request cash to ensure availability and the safe keeping of the necessary cash; Review compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures and recommend areas for improvement.

Manage the Finance team
Supervise and manage staff in the Finance Section; Participate in the formulation of personnel and administrative systems and policies and ensure implementation thereof; Definition of the Human Resources needs of his/her area of activity; Taking part in the recruitment of his/her teams; Organizing and leading team meetings; Developing and monitoring individual action plans for team members; Managing planning activities, the sharing and coordination of tasks; Carrying out individual evaluation interviews with his/her team members; Providing technical support to the teams; Identifying the training needs of team members; Making recommendations to HR on the development of his/her team; Managing difficulties in the team

Work/Educational Requirements

A Degree in Finance; plus, professional qualification like ACCA; CIMA; CIS or other related qualification; 2 years of work experience in a similar position; Ability to set up; review and implement internal controls systems; Strong work ethic coupled with enthusiastic and passionate approach to work with an ability to multi-task; High degree of professionalism and integrity and ability to demonstrate good judgment and discretion at all times; Ability to build teams and coordinate efforts for results

To Apply

To Apply
JF Kapnek Trust is committed to the upholding of children’s rights. The successful candidate will be required to commit to child protection/safeguarding and to be bound by the JF Kapnek Child Protection Policy. Cover letter and up-to-date detailed CV should be forwarded to the undersigned. Applications to be considered as they are received. Apply to: JF Kapnek does not charge any fees during its entire recruitment process.

Job Deadline : Expired

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