Finance and Admin Manager


TechnoServe is recruiting a Finance and Admin Manager, to be based in Chimoio, Manica, Mozambique.
  • 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
  • Program Description: The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN), Maputo through its Strengthening Food Systems and FNS in Beira Corridor program has given funding to Technoserve Mozambique for a regional food and nutrition security program (Manguana) for the period of 2023-2027. Agriculture is a critical pillar of the Mozambican economy, employing over 80% of the rural population and contributing to 25% of the national GDP. Small and medium farms account for 95% of agricultural production. Nonetheless, productivity is low for the majority of food crops. The project will complement other investments and coordinate with other programs in this sector to address productivity barriers in the Beira Corridor to improve FNS by increasing productivity, incomes, and jobs
  • Specifically, the anticipated program seeks:
  • Increased sustainable productivity and income for small-scale food producers
  • Increased mobilization of capital for a competitive local agricultural industry
  • Increased capacity of key stakeholder institutions
  • Improved policy and legal/regulatory enabling environment
  • Inclusive and sustainable net job creation
  • Improved climate resilience
  • Job Summary: TechnoServe seeks a Finance and Admin Manager for the food and nutrition security (FNS) program in the Beira Corridor. The Finance and Admin Manager will be responsible for managing the Finance and Admin function of the program – including managing a team of administrative/operational support staff to ensure financial and contractual compliance
Finance & Accounting
  • Ensures that financial functions support the timely and effective implementation of the program’s technical scope of work
  • Maintain and supervise the day-to-day operations of the Program Accountant, including but not limited to timely payments to suppliers, timely posting of financial transactions in the system, proper coding of expenses by program staff, proper supporting documents that comply with all audit requirements
  • Maintain an oversight of resources allocated to the program and ensure they are being used in compliance with contractual requirements, applicable regulations, and appropriate standards and procedures
  • Manages the review of financial reports of sub-grantees, whenever applicable, and ensures that expenditures are in line with the budget and compliance with donor regulations
  • Effectively communicate and present critical Finance matters to the Country Finance Director and the Program Director
Budgeting, monitoring, and reporting
  • Ensure that all budgets and expenses are carried out according to Donor’s requirements and TechnoServe’s policies and regulations
  • Conduct monthly budget tracking reports for the Program Director and ensure spending is within budget and corrective action is taken in case of unfavorable variances
  • Manage the program's annual budget forecasting and midyear budget process in collaboration with the
  • Program Director and Country Finance Director
  • Provide information to the Country Finance Director and Program Director regarding burn rates and projected expenditure for budget and cash flow planning
  • Finance Manager manages and reviews donor financial reports and internal spending reports
  • Ensure that all program procurement activities are carried out according to Donor’s requirements and TechnoServe’s policies and regulations
  • Review and ensure the quality of procurement processes
  • Regularly train program staff on procurement policies and procedures
  • Create and manage a control system to ensure the quality of processes and filing
  • Support the Country HR and Admin team in new hire orientations for the program staff
  • Ensure appropriate Safety and Security Guidelines are implemented and followed by the program staff
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field + 7 years’ experience or Master's Degree + 5 years’ experience
  • Relevant administration, finance, and compliance experience, especially with Donor funded programs
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese
  • Progressive responsibility in finance and accounting, office administration, project operations at the mid-level of an organization
  • Detail orientation, including strong organizational, analytical, and quantitative skills
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other administrative applications
  • Communicative and open to exchange and learning
  • High Ethical and Compliance Standards
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises the Program Procurement Officer
  • 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 or call +1 202 785 4515
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  • Publicado 13.09.2023
  • Expira 29.09.2023
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