Finance And Administration Director Karabo Ea Bophelo

Maseru, North West, South Africa

Job Description

ContractFinance and Administration Director- Karabo ea BopheloatBaylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - LesothoThe Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Lesotho (BCMCFL), is the result of a public-private partnership between Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) and the Government of Lesotho, and is a legal, non-profit/tax exempt organization registered in Lesotho. BCMCFL provides free paediatric and family-centred HIV and tuberculosis prevention, care, treatment and support, serving thousands of children and families affected by HIV, TB, or other child health conditions.Project SummaryKarabo ea Bophelo (KB) is a five-year USAID-funded activity to prevent new HIV infections and reduce vulnerability among orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Lesotho.Project Name: Karabo ea BopheloPosition: Finance and Administration DirectorDuty Station: Maseru, LesothoReports to: Chief of Party, Karabo ea BopheloClassification: Full-time, fixed term contractNote: This position is contingent upon grant award funding and candidate approval by the donorThe Finance and Administration Director is expected to be a strategic thought-partner and a hands-on and participative leader responsible for the financial and administrative business management of the project.Responsibilities: S/he will be responsible for the overall financial management of the project.S/he will oversee the effective and appropriate use of financial resources, and will be responsible for accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, tax compliance, in-house controlling, insurance, and audit-related activities of the project.Key Performance Indicators:
  • Provide oversight of financial management and reporting for the project
  • Advise the Chief of Party (COP) regularly on financial matters based on the financial position of the project
  • Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial operations
  • Supervise a team of administrative and finance staff and ensure their compliance and efficient support of operations
  • Ensure compliance with all Foundation and donor accounting requirements, financial regulations, policies and procedures, and ethics
  • Provide mentorship and capacity building for finance and compliance staff of BCMCFL and sub-recipients
  • Prepare timely donor financial reports
  • Prepare and deliver all required internal and external audit reports and address audit findings properly and in a timely manner
  • Develop and review budgets to ensure alignment with Foundation and donor requirements
  • Analyse budget-to-actual variances to ensure proper financial management and stability
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by the donor
  • Monitor donor call down requests and cash flow planning
  • Liaise with technical leads to support logistics and seamless implementation of activities within each respective area of performance
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Commerce or related field; Master's Degree is preferred
  • Minimum 8 years of experience working as Finance and Administration Director or prior finance leadership position of a program of similar size, complexity and setting
  • Demonstrated expertise in USG-funded programs and cost principles, rules and regulations and application of these in program decision-making
  • Demonstrated recordofaccurate andon-time reporting to donoragencies
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a department and supervising a team
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience using commercially available accountings of software programs
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of Finance and Administration Director.Performance Standard: Quality of work as indicated by achievement of specific outputs detailed in the individual work planApplicants must email application, including CV and cover letter.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Citizens and residents of Lesotho are strongly encouraged to apply.Closing Date: April 10, 2019Job Types: Full-time, ContractExperience:
  • Finance: 8 years (Required)
  • Administrative: 8 years (Required)
  • USAID: 1 year (Preferred)
Education:
  • Masters (Preferred)
Language:
  • English (Required)

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    JD232892
  • Industry
    Fertilizers/Pesticides
  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    Not mentioned
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    Maseru, North West, South Africa
  • Education
    Not mentioned
  • Apply By
    Sep 24, 2019
  • Job Posting Date
    Jun 26, 2019