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Finance Officer: UZ-UCSF Collaborative Research Programme
Deadline: 11 December 2013

UZ-UCSF Collaborative Research Programme on behalf of The International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) is seeking for suitably trained and qualified applicants to fill the position of Finance Officer in Harare.

I-TECH is collaboration between the University of Washington and the University of California, San Francisco and is a center in the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health with offices throughout Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.

Qualifications and experience
-Bachelors Degree in Accounting or ACCA or equivalent
-At least 5 years experience of which two years must be in the Not For Profit environment
-Good knowledge and experience with Accounting Software such as SAGE ERP 1000 accounting system
-Demonstrated skills in budgeting, contract management, implementing financial policies and procedures and compiling management reports for decision making
-Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, decision-making, organizational and communication skills
-Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work effectively in a demanding environment
-Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently
-Clear written and verbal communication skills, and close attention to detail
-Computer skills including SAGE, MS Office packages, and related applications
-Experience working with the Government of Zimbabwe, USG funded programs, CDC and related NGOs
-Good command of English, both oral and written, is required

The incumbent will be responsible for:
-Working with the I-TECH Country Director and her team in the compilation and preparation of annual budgets and related budget justifications working closely with the Senior Grant Analyst
-Preparing monthly invoices and other documentation for reimbursements and required trackers according to set timelines
-Drafting, implementing and monitoring of all financial policies and procedures in full compliance with all laws and regulations affecting day to day activities of UZ-UCSF/I-TECH
-Providing timely financial reports for reviewing before they are sent to I-TECH Head Office
-Effecting e-banking transactions and follow up on documentation sent to the bank for payments and reviewing all payment computations for accuracy, completeness, correct classification and validity
-Addressing all I-TECH’s financial administration and clerical needs and working closely with the UZ-UCSF Admin team for all the relevant sections.

To apply
Interested candidates should forward four (4) copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter, certified copies of academic and professional certificates to the below mentioned address.

The Human Resources & Logistics Manager
UZ-UCSF Collaborative Research Programme
15 Phillips Avenue

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing candidates will be disqualified.

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