Finance Officer

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Overview:
Jhpiego is a non-profit organization, operating in Lesotho since 2012 through supporting the government of Lesotho in delivering health services to the Basotho people. Jhpiego’s portfolio currently focuses on HIV/TB and COVID epidemic response and includes a range of HIV and COVID focused programming and research efforts including Khanya (VMMC and PrEP), Thebe (TB Contact Tracing and COVID Response), RISE (COVID Case Management and Vaccine Support), MOSAIC (biomedical HIV prevention including Dapivirine Ring Introduction), CUT-TB (RCT) and various other small studies.

Jhpiego is looking for suitable candidates for the below vacant positions;

Job Title: Finance Officer (1)

Responsibilities

• Examine financial documents such as invoices, vouchers, expense reports and other documents such as purchase orders to ensure the completeness, accuracy, reasonability and validity of financial data
• Ensure that vendor invoices and staff advance payments are f led on a timely basis, proper accounting records relating to vendors and staff advance payments are maintained and are compatible with standard accounting practice, JHU/Jhpiego and donor guidelines
• Review and post payroll allocation worksheet.
• Review monthly payroll statutory deductions and returns to ensure accuracy and timely submission to the LRA
• Reconcile prepayments (hotel & rents) and payables (vendor and payroll deduction) accounts on monthly basis
• Preparation of monthly financial report, accruals and projections, and any other financial reports for review by the Finance Manager
• Review withholding tax deductions to ensure accuracy and timely submission to LRA
• Take lead in review QuickBooks monthly financial reports, conduct bank reconciliation and review any other financial reports before submission to the Finance Manager
• Prepare and post adjustment vouchers related to expense reports to QBE
• Provide financial and accounting technical advice to Jhpiego programs for effective program implementation.
• Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and/or annual reports as needed.
• Examines financial documents such as payroll, vouchers, invoices, delivery notes, purchase orders and other documents to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and validity of financial data as per DOA
• Monitors disbursement of funds from the project bank account(s) to ensure compliance with Jhpiego’s financial policies and procedures as outlined in the Jhpiego Finance and Accounting policies manual for country offices, Banking Policy, QuickBooks Manual, Procurement Manual, and any other policies.

Qualifications, Experience and Requirement

• BA in Finance, Accounting or related field. A higher postgraduate degree will be an added advantage.
• 5 years’ experience with financial analysis, financial reporting, cash f ow analysis, budget development, and forecasting
• Knowledge of GAAP accounting rules, and grant/contract management
• Knowledge in the use of financial software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and/or word processing required
• Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations
• Prior experience with QuickBooks
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications
• Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral communication and presentation skills
• Must treat payroll, accounting and budget information on a confidential basis

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. Correspondence will be communicated with shortlisted candidates only.

Jhpiego is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Interested candidates should submit application letter, CVs, certified copies of certificates and transcripts, two reference letters, Certified identity document. All applications addressed for the attention of Human Resources Manager must be sent by email address to: [email protected] or hand deliver to Jhpiego Office, Dolphin House #2, ground floor,23 Motsoene Road, Industrial Area, Maseru by 12 pm on Friday.

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