Finance Officer Position

About Us

SAFIRE is a local NGO whose mission is to facilitate the development and application of
innovative approaches to improve rural livelihoods, resilience and sustainable natural
resources management is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced applicant to fill the
position of a Finance Officer.

Position Summary

The Finance Officer is responsible for the production of accurate and timely financial
statements and accounts through interpreting, processing and analysing data inputted into
the system by junior staff for the production of financial statements and reports for use in the
production of overall reports by the Finance Manager.
Main Responsibilities: Preparing monthly progress reports, management reports and
financial reports from time to time to aid in decision making; Prepare project income &
expenditure reports; Prepare payroll to ensure timely disbursement of salaries and benefits;
Checking vouchers, invoices, requisitions, expenditure returns in order to validate their
authenticity and accuracy of entries in the ledger; To undertake audit preparations in order to
ensure audit preparedness and timely execution; Undertake cash flow management in order
to ensure that there is adequate funds for the program requirements; Undertake overall record
keeping functions for all financial transactions for audit purposes and effective accountability;
Undertake budget control and tracking to ensure that budgets are not overspend; Strictly
implement and adhere to policies and procedures specified by the organization for compliance
purposes; Provide financial guidance and advice to team leaders and program staff to ensure
greater financial prudence and decision making; Prepare salaries and statutory payments; To
ensure effective procurement through planning, design and implementation of the requisite
systems in line with organizational policies; Ensure policy compliance for all departments and
undertake corrective/ remedial actions to address non-compliance; Supervise staff in Accounts

Required education and experience: Degree in Accounting or A Professional qualification
ZAAT, CIS/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent; 3 years of relevant experience in the Finance
department, within an NGO Environment.
To Apply: Please send your application letter and CV (max 4 pages, all in one PDF format)
to email address: infohr2008@gmail.com clearly marked Finance Officer in subject line.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Category: Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Harare

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