Finance Associate

Specific Tasks And Responsibilities Include

 

Our client is seeking a Finance Associate based in Kinshasa who will be under the supervision of
the Project Administrator and will monitor the expenses of the company sub-offices in the
provinces of Tanganyika and Haut-Lomami.

  • Liaise with the provincial accountants of Tanganyika and Haut-Lomami to resolve any
    financial problem of current or future transactions and complete the missing documents;
  • Review the financial reports of the provincial offices on their respective accounts prior to their inclusion in the Project’s monthly financial report and archiving them;
  • Explain to project partners the company procedures as well as the Project Procedures Manual; resolve any document compliance issues related to company standards;
  • Submit these reports to the MSPP for monthly reporting on the status of the Project’s financial resources;
  • Serve as a point of contact for provincial accounting issues and report to DMCP with a copy to the DAF;
  • Review requests for funds from each provincial office before the e-transfer request is processed by MQP;
  • Participate in the province’s quarterly financial forecast by the national cut-off date;
  • Monitor the budget of each province in relation to the different payments at all levels and report any problems to the MSP with a copy to the DAF;
  • Track all transfers of funds to provincial offices and partners;
  • Support provincial offices in the areas of purchasing and finance;
  • Harmonize and regularize documents of old Project payments;
  • Ensure the rational, effective and efficient management of the resources made available to each EPI Antenna by the lessor;
  • Perform other tasks as requested by your supervisor.

Required Skills

Required Experience
  • Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting;
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in health and development programs;
  • Substantial expertise in accounting, financial and regulatory aspects of USAID and private companies (Banks, Audit Offices, etc.);
  • Excellent oral, written and introductory skills in both English and French;
  • Great skills in calculation and techniques;
  • Analytical approach to work;
  • Problem solving skills and initiative;
  • Good attention to detail and investigative character;
  • Good time management skills and ability to prioritize;
  • Ability to work in a team and build strong working relationships;
  • Ability to make quick but balanced decisions;
  • Mastery of relevant computer applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).