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FINANCE OFFICER (Lubumbashi)

--Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo--

 PATH is seeking to recruit a Finance Officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Integrated HIV/AIDS Project in Haut Katanga (IHAP-HK/L), based in Lubumbashi, and reporting to the IHAP-HK/L Deputy Chief of Party – Finance and Administration (DCOP-F&A).

The Finance Officer will provide critical support in monitoring, analyzing, and reporting the financial performance of the project. Under the guidance of the IHAP-HK/L DCOP-F&A, s/he will develop and manage budgets, improve financial operations, and monitor financial performance in accordance with approved work plan budgets. S/he will ensure compliance with budgetary, financial, and contractual requirements in accordance with PATH policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulations, and award terms and conditions.The Finance Officer will provide critical support in monitoring, analyzing, and reporting the financial performance of the project. Under the guidance of the IHAP-HK/L DCOP-F&A, s/he will develop and manage budgets, improve financial operations, and monitor financial performance in accordance with approved work plan budgets. S/he will ensure compliance with budgetary, financial, and contractual requirements in accordance with PATH policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulations, and award terms and conditions.

Responsibilities

Track project activities to ensure that budget, project, and activity are correctly reflected on invoices

Provide guidance to technical staff on spending against workplan budget

Monitor work plan activities and keep the IHAP-HK/L DCOP-F&A and Washington DC team informed on situations that could negatively impact the financial performance of the project

Create and maintain financial report templates, monitoring tools, and activity budgets

Prepare quarterly budget projections and monthly funds requests

Support the preparation of funder financial reports, including PEPFAR expenditure analyses and USAID pipeline reports

Prepare consultants agreements, contracts, and work orders as requested by the IHAP-HK/L DCOP-F&A, including scopes of work, deliverables, and payment schedules

Support the review of subrecipient financial reports and follow up with any queries on unusual, or unexplained costs

Required skills

University degree in accounting, finance, business administration, financial management, or related discipline

At least seven years of experience in finance required, with at least five years of experience in financial management on USAID-funded projects strongly preferred

Knowledge of U.S. Federal rules and regulations for international assistance awards, including the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Award ("2 CFR 200")

Strong software skills including extensive experience with database, spreadsheet, and word processing tools, and other applications

Experience with automated general ledger systems

Must have legal authorization to work in the DRC

To Apply

Copy of CV

Letter of motivation

Valid driver's license

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Finance

Education

University degree in accounting, finance, business administration, financial management, or a related discipline.

Job location

Lubumbashi

Democratic Republic of Congo

Notice to applicants

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted