Finance and Admin Officer – Achieving Reduction of Child Labor in Support of Education (ARISE III)
Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Finance and Admin Officer for the Achieving Reduction of Child Labor in Support of Education (ARISE III) program.
GENERAL: Winrock is a recognized leader in US and international development with a focus on social and environmental issues. As a mission-driven, field-based organization, we believe that sustainable development is inclusive and that complex challenges require integrated solutions. We pride ourselves on being a learning organization that embraces continuous improvement in program results and processes and a culture of accountability.
SALARY & BENEFITS: The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.
APPLICATIONS: Applicants should send a current resume, cover letter, and reference contacts to no later than Nov 14, 2018. Only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted. EEOE/AA.
LOCATION: Lusaka, Zambia DEPARTMENT: Civic Engagement and Social Equity REPORTS TO: ARISE Zambia Program Manager, Civic Engagement and Social Equity
PROGRAM SUMMARY: The ARISE program is a high-quality, results-oriented program to prevent and help eliminate child labor through improved awareness of the hazards of child labor, greater livelihoods opportunities for vulnerable households, and improved access to education for children and youth. The position has an anticipated start date of January 1, 2019.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The F&A officer is responsible for overall administrative and financial management of ARISE Zambia project. The position will be responsible for providing effective and efficient financial and administrative services such as processing and maintaining all field payments/ financial transactions, financial vouchers, bank accounts, payroll and maintaining staff personnel files, etc. The position will report to the Zambia Program Manager. Specific responsibilities of the Finance and Administrative Officer include but are not limited to:
Financial Accounting and Management
Financial Reporting and Budgeting
QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will have at least seven years’ progressively responsible experience working on donor-funded programs.
Education: University degree in accounting, finance, or other relevant field of study is required. Master’s degree preferred.