Job vacancy at Nutrition International



Job vacancy at Nutrition International

Nutrition International

An international non-profit organization called Nutrition International, originally known as the Micronutrient Initiative, is based in Canada and strives to end vitamin and mineral deficiency in underdeveloped nations.


Employment Type
: Project Full Time

Location: Dodoma
, Tanzania

Deadline for submission
: November 15 2022

About us

At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.

We want to hear from you if you are a driven and enthusiastic person who shares our belief that better nutrition can make the world a better place, wants to leave the world a little bit better than they found it, and is looking to join a global team with a clear vision. Please think about applying for the opening listed below.

Know our team

Nutrition International (NI)’s Africa Region Corporate Services Unit comprises a team of experts that work closely with the Country Offices in the region and HQ in Ottawa. The primary mandate for the Corporate Services Unit is to provide leadership and support in corporate and program finance management, budget management, donor reporting, procurement, and office administration functions. The Finance Manager Tanzania will work closely with the Finance and Administration Manager, Tanzania , and the regional corporate team to deliver on its mandate on all finance aspects at the country level.

About you

You are someone who has sound technical and professional knowledge of finance and accounting and have an excellent ability to accommodate to new situations within the organization .You can multitask and prioritize effectively. You are well organized, flexible and enjoy the challenges and rewards of working in a diverse office environment.

You will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Commerce/Accounting/Finance or other related field from a recognized university with 4 years of experience working in accounting and/or finance, particularly in a donor funded organization of project.

3 year experience working in project office administration with a professional qualification CPA or ACCA . Skills in financial management knowledge of generally acceptable accounting practices, financial systems, budget and cash flow monitoring and accounting controls, in an international context required. Attention to detail, competent experience in Microsoft suite, especially Excel and ability to work under pressure. Knowledge of Great Plains, QuickBooks, or Peachtree will be an added advantage.

About the role

In this role you will be:

  • Responsible for accurate and timely preparation of weekly batches and update of bank books, mid-month, month end and year end financial reports for the country office.
  • Ensure there is Quarterly GL reconciliations in GP and Peach Tree and processing of TAs ,ERs.Provide effective support the finance Manager in preparation for annual statutory and internal audits, including preparation of draft financial statements, audit schedules and audit support documentation as required by the auditors.
  • Ensure there is accuracy in Tanzania projects and contracts information entered in the Contracts Database and that all related milestones are always kept up to date by Program Officers.
  • Assist program staff in developing budgets for grant proposal and for Project Concepts Notes as well as assist the Finance Manager in preparation of annual allocated and indirect budgets, Pure Program Annual Spending Plans, and PWB package.Ensure effective management of cash flow by Monitoring and preparation of quarterly cash forecast.
  • Offer support in processing procurement and service bills of suppliers, consultants and service providers.

What we offer

  • A competitive market pay, health benefits, flexible work hours, and four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays).
  • We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment.
  • Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer.
  • We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable, and accessible work environment
Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks. For more detailed information about the role, please click on the Job Description and click on the below link to submit your application.
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