The Central Finance Specialist position is responsible for safeguarding the assets (financial and physical) of Global Fund against fraud, loss or misuse. Will be responsible for ensuring that any money expended in the field is done in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, NASCP policy, and any cost principles imposed by the donor agency.


<p>&bull;&nbsp;Lead the process of ongoing improvement of financial systems and internal controls at PR and SR levels.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Create journal entries, assuring all entries are properly coded, charged to the proper account codes and jobs.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Working in close collaboration with the Project Coordinator to prepare and monitor project budgets and pipeline expenditures.&nbsp;</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Interpret weekly and monthly specialized reports for the Project Coordinator and Country Directors</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Ensure that all costs have adequate prior authorization and approval.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Ensure audit compliance utilizing principles of audit and performance.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Maintain current standing with all mandated tax and registrations, including submission of payments and required reports.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Prepare reports for Global Fund or other donor missions or agencies as required.</p>

Qualifications & Skills:

<p>Academic Qualification</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Advanced degree in Accounting, Banking and Finance or ICAN/ACCA/ANAN certification.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;A minimum of seven (7) years&rsquo; experience in grant management of donor and similar funds and experience on Government Financial Regulations and multiple organisations</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Experience in Auditing and financial processes</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Skilled in computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and ability to operate Zoom, and data management systems.&nbsp;</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and work well with diverse people.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Excellent English writing skills.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Ability to meet tight deadlines and to work effectively under pressure, including in a multi-cultural environment.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Experience in working with QBs and Navision accounting software and similar software is an added advantage.</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Previous experience in grant management of donor funds.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>


<p>&bull;&nbsp;Budget tracking/analysis</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Tax tracking</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Aging analysis (Risk assessment)</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Monthly FAR update and insurance of assets</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Timely funds request</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Timely payments to beneficiaries</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Adherence and compliance to donor guidelines and GON policies.&nbsp;</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Carry out other specific deliverables as required by the donor</p>

Contracting & Accountability:

Head Finance and Accounts


S/he will be paid competitively based on qualification and experience


Deadline for submission of application for this position is Wed Sep 13 2023 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time). Any application sent in after the set deadline will be disqualified.