Finance Manager Job Vacancy at TAHA

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Arusha

Website TAHA

Tanzania Horticultural Association

Finance Manager Job Vacancy at TAHA

TAHA is an apex private sector member-based organization mandated to develop and promote horticulture (flowers, fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs and horticultural seeds) in Tanzania. TAHA’s goal is to improve the growth and competitiveness of horticultural industry in the country for social and economic gains. TAHA is a unified voicing platform for Tanzania horticulture, representing farmers at all levels, processors, exporters and service providers in the horticultural industry in Tanzania.

Activity background

TAHA is currently implementing a 5-year USAID funded project called “Tuhifadhi Chakula”. The purpose of the Project is to reduce food loss and waste and resultant climate effects for improved food security and livelihoods. The project is focusing on reducing food loss and food waste by addressing post-harvest handling issues within key value chains with major contribution to Tanzania food security basket. The project will implement interventions around four (4) main thematic areas, which are improve food handling, storage and value addition at producer and commercial levels, facilitate market access to ensure agricultural goods reach consumers, inform, and promote policy and regulatory frameworks that reduce food loss and waste and strengthen local organizations capacity to lead on post-harvest management.

TAHA is seeking for a motivated and experienced Tanzanian to fill the position as described below.

Position : Finance Manager
Reporting to : Chief of Party
Duty station : Arusha, Tanzania

Position summary.

The Finance Manager will oversee the financial functions of the USAID-Tuhifadhi Chakula project and will provide financial leadership to ensure effective and efficient management of project resources. The Finance Manager will work closely with the technical and operations teams to ensure that financial policies and procedures are in place and adhered to.

Scope of work

  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, analysis and forecasting of project funds.
  • Develop and manage budgets, financial systems, and controls in line with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Develop and implement financial and administrative policies and procedures to ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate financial management systems to ensure timely and accurate recording and reporting of all financial transactions.
  • Oversee the payment process to ensure timely payment of vendors, suppliers, and other project-related expenses.
  • Oversee the procurement process, ensuring compliance with USAID regulations and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all USAID rules and regulations.
  • Work closely with the Chief of Party to ensure compliance with all project requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with all local tax and legal requirements.
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to USAID.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate systems for reporting and analysis.
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting to the Chief of Party and other members of the project team.
  • Work closely with project partners to ensure financial compliance and proper documentation of all transactions.
  • Provide support and guidance to project partners on financial management.

Qualifications and skills

Degree Level

Master’s or bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, Business Administration or a related field. Must be a Certified Public or Chartered Accounting qualification.

Experience

• At least nine (9) years of experience managing finance, contracts and/or procurement related matters for international development activities of similar dollar value.

•  Experience in managing donor funded procurements and subcontracts/ grants.

• Working knowledge and experience with USG -funded program management, policies, regulations, and procedures

Key Skills

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills , strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment, presentation, management, and leadership skills , goal-oriented, flexible, and creative under pressure , budgeting, strong computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel and accounting software.

Application Procedure

Interested and qualified individuals should send their applications enclosing detailed;

  • Application letter.
  • Curriculum vitae (not exceeding 4 pages).
  • Copies of qualification certificates.

The cover letter to be addressed to;

Human Resources and Administration Manager,

TAHA,

P.O. Box 16520,

ARUSHA.

Application Instructions.

  1. Submission: All applications must be submitted via email to the following address: recruitment@taha.or.tz.
  2. Subject Line: In the subject line of your email, clearly state the position you are applying for. For example: “APPLICATION FOR FINANCE MANAGER POSITION.”
  3. Deadline: The deadline for submitting your application is Sunday, 23rd June 2024 . Applications received after this date will not be considered.
  4. Adherence: Please carefully adhere to all instructions provided above. Failure to comply with these instructions may result in your application not being reviewed.

Remuneration

The successful candidate will be remunerated according the TAHA salary scale, and in alignment with the candidate’s qualifications and professional experience. Other employment benefits will be as per the organization’s policy.

Please note: TAHA is an equal opportunity employer that welcome all qualified candidates to apply for the open positions. TAHA is committed to create a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel valued and respected.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

OUR VISION: “A vibrant, prosperous and sustainable horticultural production in Tanzania”.

OUR MISSION: To develop and promote the Horticultural sector in Tanzania to become more profitable and sustainable while participating effectively in the development of the country

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@taha.or.tz