Administrator - Mozambique

  • Added Date: Friday, 19 April 2019
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 20 May 2019

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WORK CONTEXT

Cesvi’s main sector includes agriculture, with particular attention to the province of Sofala, in particular Beira where the office is based.

Our interventions are funded by the Italian Agency of Cooperation and Development (AICS) and by the European Union (EU). We closely work with Local Partners and the Government.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The collaboration will start as soon as possible.

The Administrator will work closely with HQ Project Accountant (PA) and Desk officer (DO).

S/he will work in close collaboration with the RA and the PMs (both local and international).

Job Purpose:

The Administrator will work under the supervision of the RA based in South Africa and will be in charge of the administrative and finance issues.

S/he will assist and provide Financial and Accounting management support of the Cyclone Idai response in Cesvi Mozambique.

S/he will ensure financial procedures and systems for financial management and control are in compliance with Cesvi, Alliance2015 systems and donor requirements.

S/he will be supporting the project staff in purchase and procedures aspects.

Main tasks:

  • Accountancy of projects and preparation of all donor financial reports
  • Ensure adequate controls over cash & bank management
  • Manage the finance department activities and schedules to meet the financial reporting requirements and deadlines specified by Cesvi HQs and donors
  • Closely monitor all financial activities, and inform the staff concerned
  • Support the preparation of financial plans, forecasts, budget analysis in close collaboration with the PMs
  • Support in procurements and purchase procedures
  • Participation in the review, monitoring and capacity building of administrative local staff
  • Assist Project Managers with preparation of donor budgets, to ensure compliance with donor regulations
  • Be responsible of the correct store of documents and project’s goods

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Degree in Economics or at least 3 years post qualification experience in a finance/accounting role overseas in the INGOs sector

Good knowledge of main donors’ administrative rules and procurement procedures (UE, ECHO, AICS – Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development, etc..)

Budgeting and financial management skills

Accountancy skills and ability to prepare financial reports

Knowledge and experience in purchases and procurement procedures

Good organizational and time management skills

Flexible and with a positive attitude

Proactive attitude in problem solving

Computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Office Programs such as Word and Excel as well accounting packages & other database competencies

Knowledge of Portuguese written and spoken

Knowledge of English written and spoken

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

Prior experience in a post-emergency setting

Prior working experience in Mozambique

Understanding of development issues and organizational goals

Capacity building and training skills

Knowledge of Italian written and spoken

Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications we receive we are unable to provide feedback if unsuccessful at applicant stage. Only short-listed candidates will be updated on the status of their application.

This vacancy is archived.

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