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PATH is seeking a Finance Associate based in Kinshasa who will be under the supervision of the Project Administrator and will monitor the expenses of the PATH sub-offices in the provinces of Tanganyika and Haut-Lomami. Specific tasks and responsibilities include:
Required Skills Required Experience
- Liaise with the provincial accountants of Tanganyika and Haut-Lomami to resolve any financial problem of current or future transactions and complete the missing documents;
- Review the financial reports of the provincial offices on their respective accounts prior to their inclusion in the Project's monthly financial report and archiving them;
- Explain to project partners the PATH procedures as well as the Project Procedures Manual; resolve any document compliance issues related to PATH standards;
- Submit these reports to the MSPP for monthly reporting on the status of the Project's financial resources;
- Serve as a point of contact for provincial accounting issues and report to DMCP with a copy to the DAF;
- Review requests for funds from each provincial office before the e-transfer request is processed by MQP;
- Participate in the province's quarterly financial forecast by the national cut-off date;
- Monitor the budget of each province in relation to the different payments at all levels and report any problems to the MSP with a copy to the DAF;
- Track all transfers of funds to provincial offices and partners;
- Support provincial offices in the areas of purchasing and finance;
- Harmonize and regularize documents of old Project payments;
- Ensure the rational, effective and efficient management of the resources made available to each EPI Antenna by the lessor;
- Perform other tasks as requested by your supervisor.
This position does not attract international terms and conditions . The post holder will be considered as a local staff and will not have international terms and conditions of employment. Applicants considered for this position are to be DRC nationals. This position is based in Kinshasa Candidates outside of Kinshasa will be responsible for their relocation expenses. Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early. PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
- Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting;
- Minimum of five years’ experience in health and development programs;
- Substantial expertise in accounting, financial and regulatory aspects of USAID and private companies (Banks, Audit Offices, etc.);
- Excellent oral, written and introductory skills in both English and French;
- Great skills in calculation and techniques;
- Analytical approach to work;
- Problem solving skills and initiative;
- Good attention to detail and investigative character;
- Good time management skills and ability to prioritize;
- Ability to work in a team and build strong working relationships;
- Ability to make quick but balanced decisions;
- Mastery of relevant computer applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).