Crossroads international is an international cooperation organization that works to reduce poverty and promote the rights of women and girls around the world. Supported each year by volunteers, Crossroads International works in partnership with local organizations in 9 countries, in order to make use of the skills, expertise and resources, from the North and the South, required to enable populations to overcome poverty and defend their rights.
Crossroads’ work with its partners in East and Southern Africa (Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Zambia and Eswatini) aligns with the priorities of Global Affairs Canada and governments in their poverty reduction strategies, promoting the rights of women and girls and improving the living conditions of vulnerable populations. Crossroads International is a registered charity with financial support from Global Affairs Canada (GAC), other public and non-government funders, and numerous private donors around the world.
ONE WORLD where poverty is eliminated, equality prevails, and the rights of women and girls are fulfilled To know more about Crossroads, please visit our website https://cintl.org/
Job Title: Regional Finance and Administration Manager
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Language Skills: English and Swahili (French – added advantage)
Supervisor: Regional Representative – East and Southern Africa
Status: Local Staff
Duration: 1 year – renewable
Start Date: November 2020
Application deadline: October 30. 2020
Under the supervision of the Crossroads International Regional Representative for East and Southern Africa, the Finance and Administrative Manager will have the main missions of ensuring the application of administrative and legal procedures, ensuring the management and financial monitoring of the regional office and projects in all of Crossroads’ countries of intervention in East Africa (Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Zambia and Eswatini), to ensure the internal control of the office and of Crossroads International projects in the East African sub-region, to ensure the financial reporting of the office and the various projects and to manage and coordinate the work of the administrative and financial team of Crossroads International at the East and Southern Africa regional office based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Ensure that all areas of responsibility are exercised in accordance with the mission, values, policies and procedures, standards and systems of Crossroads International
1.Financial management of the regional office (40%)
Coordinate and produce timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports specific to the regional office, each donor and each project, under the supervision of the Regional Representative and with the support of the administrative and financial assistant;
2. Administrative and legal management (25%)
Ensure the proper processing, control and monitoring of monthly, quarterly and annual contributions / declarations;
3. Management control of projects carried out with local partners (20%)
4. Management of the administrative and financial team (10%)
5. Others (5%):
TRAINING, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
University degree in a relevant field (finance, accounting, project management, administration); CPA or ACCA Qualification -added advantage
Experience of at least five (5) years, including three (3) years in a similar function, at the regional level;
Spirit of initiative, force of proposal, versatility, rigor and responsiveness.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Ability to effectively communicate information on budgets, policies and procedures, orally and in writing;
Resourcefulness, organization, ability to manage time effectively in order to meet tight deadlines.
If you are interested in joining a dynamic and growing international development organization, please send your curriculum vitae along with a cover letter in one document (Word or PDF), by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org indicating “RFA” in the subject line of the email, before Friday October 30, 2020, at 12 p.m. EAT.
Crossroads International subscribes to the principles of equity and accessibility in employment.
We encourage members of various groups to apply. Female candidates are welcome. People who apply must be authorized to work in Tanzania. We thank in advance all those who apply. We will only communicate with those called for an interview.