Finance Advisor


Chemonics is recruiting a Finance Advisor, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Supervision
  • The Finance Advisor will report directly to the Finance Manager
  • Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment
  • This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Maputo, Mozambique
  • Oversee the processing of accounting transactions according to the General Acceptable Accounting Principles and adhere to home office field accounting manual procedures
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, approvals and requesting disbursements
  • Assist in all aspects of the project accounting and financial management
  • Follow USAID and PSM policies, procedures, and regulations in analyzing all financial information
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with the Bank representative for Conversion of USD, Bank Statement, and online Upload of Payments
  • Ensure that accounting transactions are accurately entered into the Computerized accounting software ABACUS
  • Prepare Bank Reconciliation and all supporting documents for End of Month Close
  • Ensure the maintenance of proper accounting documentation and filling
  • Support processing of payroll each month and prepare salary receipt/payroll forms, as well as the Provident Fund withholdings and employer contributions
  • Liaise with Regulatory Authorities on employee Taxes and mandatory deductions (INSS, IRPS, etc.) ensuring compliance by remitting prompting monthly, as required
  • Prepare accurate coding sheets before they are sent to the Finance Manager and Finance and Operations Director for review and approval
  • Support the finance manager in subcontractor management by reviewing and monitoring monthly subcontractor invoices
  • Directly supervise the Accounting Associate (VAT)
  • Evaluate VAT reports to ensure accuracy and compliance
  • Ensure all transactions follow USAID and Chemonics rules and regulations
  • Support with needed information and documentation during any audits
  • Serve as acting Finance Manager as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned to achieve the project’s goals and objectives
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required
  • Certification of Chartered Accountants or local equivalent desirable
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience working with USAID or other donor funded experience desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to details
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English required
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications


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  • Published 19.12.2022
  • Expires 30.12.2022
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