The Finance Manager will oversee the management of financial and reporting functions for the SIBOL project to ensure compliance with the terms of the agreement. The manager will ensure appropriate systems and procedures (cash management, vendor payments, budgeting and other related FM) are in place to properly disburse, account, budget and report project funds which are cost effective, timely and have proper internal controls.
Proactively manage and consolidate the financial management functions for the project.
Prepare and submit semi-monthly and monthly financial statements (including expenses, receivable and payables) for the SIBOL offices (one HQ and three satellite offices).
Perform compliance review on all project expenditures.
Perform field visits to audit systems and controls.
Implement, consolidate, and monitor cost effective and efficient systems (including accounting software) and procedures with strong internal controls, and makes appropriate recommendations for improvement when necessary.
Coordinate and consolidate the projection of monthly, quarterly and annual expenditures and prepare pipeline estimates for the project.
Coordinate and consolidate the projection of biweekly cash requirements, monitoring cash flow and reconciles cash accounts in order to maintain appropriate cash balances.
Coordinate and train financial/administrative staff in the district offices.
Manage and monitor petty cash accounts.
Manage and coordinate inventory control and tracking of project equipment in the head and regional offices including property logs, serial numbers and tags.
Review the financial records, procedures and systems of contractors and sub-grantees when necessary to ensure compliance with the work orders.
Prepare other financial and cost accounting reports, operations and analysis as required by management and RTI head office.
Liaise with the project management unit in the head office with regards to accrua Is, budget monitoring and forecasts
Performs other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Required qualifications and experience:Bachelor's degree plus six (6) years or a Masters degree plus three (3) experience in Finance or Accounting with CPA. At least three (3) years of experience working fora USAID project or five or more years on similar donor-funded programs in the Philippines Managerial experience is desirable with proven strong managerial skills.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities.Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, ability to ensure compliance of financial regulations with a team of more than twenty staff Ability to meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members. Strong oral/written communication skills and ability to communicate at multiple levels in the organization Excellent financial and analytical skills Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting on program financial performance Ability to monitor and evaluate financial and monitoring skills of comm unities through capacity-building efforts Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements Strong presentation and facilitation skills Ability to build effective relationships with all clients, peers, and stakeholders Ability to work hands-on, independently, and within team. Culturally astute, respectful, and tolerant Physically healthy to perform the duties required. Demonstrated success managing and leading administrative teams and providing support (including training where needed) to management staff; Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting. Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to coordinate activities with officials from host country government, US Government, NGO's, and other agencies; Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Applications Experience in SE Asia, preferably in the Philippines
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