FINANCE MANAGER - MINISTRY OF HEALTH

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Job Description: 
The Finance Manager will be reporting to the Malaria Program Manager, Shall be
responsible for monitoring program financial system, raising financing documents and

ensuring that program billings are appropriately approved, coded and made on timely 
manner. Helshe will support preparation of the financial reports, monitor funds utilization 
trends, investigate variances, assist in keeping appropriate financial records and maintain 
an effective internal Quick bock control system. Ensure compliance with Government and 
donor regulations, support malaria office in Pemba and sub recipients in accounting and 
reporting. Specifically, promote financial accountability and accuracy of financial reports 

Qualifications and Experience 
1. Masters(s Degree in Finance, Accounting or any finance related professional. 
2. Minimum of working experience - at least 3 years at Senior Management Level in a 
Corporate Organization. 
3. Experienced in working with multilateral donor funded projecVprogramme: will be an 
added value 
4. Computer literate with an ability to create and use computerized accounting packages 
specifically a Quick bock and to generate reports 
5. Strong personal initiatives and self motivation with ability to work under pressure and 
flexible in demanding situations 
6. Experienced on collaborating with local and international NGOs and government 
authorities 
7. Good knowledge of English and Kiswahili both spoken and written.
 
Job Purpose 
1. The purpose of this role is to establish and promote sound financial management and 
accounting practices as well as ensure accurate recording and reporting of financial 
transactions 
2. The job holder will facilitate strategic contribution in planning and development of 
program budgets and provides efficient financial administrative and IT support to 
Account Unit of the ZAMEP. 

Duties and Responsibilities 
1. Prepare comprehensive financial and management information including cash flow, 
cash budget and statutory accounts timely 
2. Comply and/or ensure compliance with ZAMEP Financial manual 
3. Facilitate revision of the current ZAMEP Financial Manual 
4. Ensure that the financial systems and procedures are sound and conform to general 
accounting principles 
5. Provide technical support to the accounting system and maintain the program bocks 01 
accounts 
6. Provide technical support in preparation of monthly, quarterty, semi-annual and annua 
financial reports on funds received by the Program for submission to the Govemmenl 
and Donors as per agreed schedules; for example Progress Update and Disbursemerr 
Report 
7. Support the preparation of annual work plans and budgets 
8. Provide technical support and guidance to sub recipients in accounting and reportn; 
based on the funds utilization 
9. Liaise with both internal and external auditors to ensure smooth auditing processes 
He/she will respond to internal and external audit queries as well as arranging external
audit of sub recipients 
10.Ensure compliance with Government and Donor agencies guidelines in the 
management of financial transactions 
11. Any other duties as may be assigned by Program Manager. 

Method of Application
We strongly encourage competent, acton- oriented and committed applicants to apply fo 
this position. If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position send you 
application accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, photocopy of academic certificatel 
and contact. details of three referees as well as your passport size photograph to the 
address indicated below. 
The dead line for submission is 28th December, 2016. 
Principal Secretary 
Ministry of Health 
P.O. Box 236 
Zanzibar 


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