Accountant (m/f)


TechnoServe is recruiting an Accountant (m/f), to be based in Nampula, Mozambique.
  • The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) anticipates funding the five-year Promoting Market Systems, Innovation and Resilience (PREMIER) activity in Mozambique. The PREMIER activity will facilitate the development of an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable market system to boost agriculture-led economic growth in the Nacala corridor of northern Mozambique. The activity will use a market systems approach and will focus on minimizing barriers that disadvantage the vulnerable, women and youth and exclude them from economic opportunities within the agriculture sector. This activity is anticipated to cover a combination of staple and high value crops
  • The activity will implement solutions including:
  • Enhancing access to finance across sectors for the rural poor and SMEs
  • Enhancing risk mitigation management
  • Building the capacity of smallholder producers and agribusinesses
  • Increasing incomes for smallholder farmers
  • Establishing strong and transparent relationships between actors
  • Expanding employment and entrepreneurship opportunities, especially for youth and women
  • Position Overview: The Premier program Accountant will be responsible for the day to day financial administration and management of the program. The Accountant will be part of a 3 person operations team (finance, procurement, human resources and administration) that will report to the Finance & Compliance Director. The Accountant will work closely with all members of the team to ensure smooth operations and timely payments and analysis of financial information
  • Verify that all documents received by the Premier Finance team are in accordance with the procurement procedures for goods and services per TechnoServe regulations and per USAID cooperative agreement regulations
  • Collaborate with process owners to resolve issues regarding omissions or irregularities, providing detailed explanations behind the rules and regulations that must be followed
  • Inform the Finance and Compliance Director of all cases of irregular accounting or procurement documentation
  • Classify accounting documents correctly in accordance with Technoserve's chart of accounts and generally accepted accounting transaction principles
  • Record entry notes in the Serenic Navigator computer system, describing the nature and purpose of transactions in a clear, simple, concise and objective manner. Make corrective entries for inaccuracies or omissions
  • Verify the accuracy of all data on the Release Note before its final acceptance and validation in Serenic Navigator
  • Verify, weekly or whenever necessary, the position of all accounts of receivables and payables for the proper management of cash and short term liabilities
  • Inform the Finance & Compliance Director of all problems regarding the accounts of receivables and payables, whose resolution is beyond his competence and responsibilities
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly spend reports and support budget management as requested
  • At the end of each month, assist the Central office Finance Team to close the month in the Serenic Navigator system
  • File all supporting documents for accounting transactions in appropriate folders
  • Communicate regularly with the Central office Finance team and assist in resolving any issues including assisting during audits
  • Assume other responsibilities relevant to the position as assigned by the Finance and Compliance Director and the Central office Finance team
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or diploma in the same professional area
  • 4 years of experience in Accounting (chart of accounts) and mastery of Tax Codes and various taxes in Mozambique
  • Must speak perfect Portuguese and English will be an advantage
  • Excellent command of Excel and Word
  • Good team working spirit - flexible, hard working, proactive and friendly
  • Fluency in Portuguese with excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Proficiency in English is beneficial
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • We encourage all qualified individuals who share TechnoServe's vision of improving the lives of others through proven business solutions to apply
  • With our commitment to diversity, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes
  • We are also proud of our commitment to protecting staff, partners, and beneficiaries from abuse and exploitation and thoroughly vet all final candidates through rigorous background and reference checks
  • If you have a disability that affects your ability to use our online system to apply for a position at TechnoServe please contact the Human Resources at recruitment@tns.or
Perfil da empresa

  • TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. By linking people to information, capital and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities. Founded over 50 years ago, TechnoServe has been named the #1 nonprofit for fighting poverty by the ImpactMatters charity ratings agency. TechnoServe believes that achieving prosperity requires the full and free participation of women and girls. Our Gender Policy and our commitment to programmatic excellence requires that we involve, empower, and benefit both women and men, both at the level of our beneficiaries and at the level of our staff. By joining our team, you will benefit from a respectful working environment of women and men that believe in the professional development of each one.


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  • Publicado 23.09.2022
  • Expira 09.10.2022
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