Head of Finance, BRAC Tanzania

Job Description/Responsibilities:
Smooth and efficient management of Finance & Accounts Department in Country. Lead the country finance team to ensure adequate financial controls are in place in all level, advise the country rep on various investments and fiscal matter and ensure preparation and timely submission of different financial reports adhering local and international accounting standards. Key Responsibilities:
Oversee accounts and finance management for all operations in BRAC Country Operation including consolidation, Ensure full cost recovery budgets are prepared.
Lead the Finance & Accounts team and work closely with other departments specially IT (Information Technology) and Audit,
Apply analytical procedure and ratio analysis; perform tax, audit and MIS related functions. Manage country treasury in an effective and efficient manner, analyse country scenario and manage investments.
Advise and suggest Country Representative on accounting concept and treatment; responsible for producing budget variance for every program for all programs.
Maintain liaison with donors and work with external/ internal auditors to ensure clean reporting.
Transmission of monthly accounts to BRAC International, Head Office; dealing with payroll related issue, Cash Management, Accounts Payable, Donor reporting.
Coordinate with Manager-IT BRAC International. Improve the quality of Country Finance personal and work on the capacity of development of field accountants.
Work closely with BRAC International on Finance & Accounting related issues.



Educational Requirements: Masters/ MBA in Accounting/Finance from any recognized university with minimum second class/division or equivalent CGPA in all academic records. Professional degree in CPA/CA/ACCA.


Experience Requirement:
At least 8 years of managerial experience in Finance & Accounts in national or international organization.
At least 4 years’ experience in a leadership position demonstrating strong and effective result.
Experience in financial sector is an added advantage.
Professional knowledge in diverse development approaches

Additional Requirements:
Demonstrable leadership, organizational, managerial and communication skills
Ability to think strategically, conceptualize new ideas, digest and analyze complex information and present coherent work plan or implementation plan
Entrepreneurial and proactive
Possess professional attitude and diligence and able to work independently as well as work in a team
Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently
Strong analytical and information gathering skills
Strong communication and representational skills
Knowledge on IAS/IFRS, Accounting, Budgeting, Finance, Auditing, Tax, VAT, Fiscal laws and their application
In depth knowledge of International standard on Auditing.
Should be sincere, polite, dynamic, hardworking and willing to work under pressure
Should have good communication and presentation skill in English
Sound knowledge on Computer Literacy.

Age: N/A


Salary & Benefits


Other Benefits: As per HRPP of BRAC

Job Location: Dar es Salam, Tanzania

Last Apply Date: 30/Sep/2019

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Or If you feel you are the right match for above mentioned position, please email your CV with a letter of interest mentioning your educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net. Please mention the name of the position, country applied for and AD# 42/19 in the subject bar.