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Head of Finance
salary 3,000,000 - 3,500,000 Tzs / Per Month
category Education
created 07-12-2023
end dateCloses: 07-12-2027
location Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Email: apply-only-through-@portal
Job Info
Status: Sourcing
Education: University
Degree Title: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, or a related field and CPAT(T)/ACCA/CIMA holder is mandatory; a Master's degree is highly desirable.
Career Level: Manager
No of Jobs: 1
Posted: 07-12-2023
Apply Before: 07-12-2027

On behalf of our client, a national education CSO coalition (NGO), we are seeking to fill the position of Head of Finance.

The Job Role:
The Head of Finance will report to the National Coordinator and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: finance, budgeting, administration, and grants. He/she will play a critical role in collaborating with the coalition leadership team in strategic decision-making and operations as the Organization continues to enhance its quality programming and capacity building.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Analyze and present financial reports accurately and in a timely manner. Clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements, collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments, and oversee all financial, project/program, and grants accounting.

2. Coordinate and lead the annual audit process.

3. Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices.

4. Provide oversight and technical assistance in the proper management of grants, subcontracts, and sub-agreements throughout the Coalition.

5. Take the lead position in the negotiation of terms and revisions of agreements with donors.

6. Oversee all aspects of financial management, including financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, financial reporting, and accounting for the coalition.

7. Develop effective financial strategies, guide fiscal decision-making, and ensure the financial sustainability of the organization.

8. Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results, initiating corrective actions, and minimizing the impact of variances.

1. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, or a related field and CPAT(T)/ACCA/CIMA holder is mandatory; a Master’s degree is highly desirable.

2. Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in a senior financial decision- making role, with a record of accomplishment in successful financial management.

3. Proven experience in a non-profit or non-governmental organization is highly desirable.

4. Excellent leadership and negotiation skills, with a solid understanding of financial analysis and performance metrics.

5. Strong knowledge of reporting standards such as IPSAS and regulatory standards (GAAP).


Please send your resume, copies of certificates, cover letter, and references to: before December 12, 2023.

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