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Finance Assistant – ECHO Mozambique

Postado a 9 meses atrás

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Organization Overview

The International Development Division focuses on improving the lives and economic well-being of people in lower and middle-income countries. We command technical expertise in health, agriculture, climate change, food security and governance—as well as in international evaluation. Our multi-layered health portfolio includes policy, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. In partnership with government clients and local experts, our high-quality programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East are known for impact and innovation.


Job Summary


Efficiencies for Clinical HIV Outcomes (ECHO) is a $209 million project to support the Government of Mozambique’s achievement of HIV/AIDS epidemic control and establishing a sustainable, government-led HIV response by 2023 in provinces where USAID is the primary clinical support partner. The objectives of the project include strengthening the essential public health services for HIV epidemic control at national, provincial, and district level to ensure long-term sustainability of the HIV response, reaching and maintaining 95% HIV treatment coverage and viral suppression in designated geographic regions, ensuring that Mozambique is utilizing the latest evidence for rapid scale up and maintenance of effective HIV interventions, and providing the Government of Mozambique with data, measured findings and recommendations necessary to make key service delivery decisions.


Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Records expenditures, income, and any other related transactions, in the books of accounts.
  • Prepares payment vouchers and corresponding checks.
  • Prepares payroll and other regular payments with due consideration to deductions (for advances, loans, taxes, etc.).
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Ensures consistent quality across financial processes.
  • Provide remedial solutions to transaction execution issues as they come up that affect quality and delivery of overall financial lifecycle.
  • Checks petty cash payments and periodically reconciles petty cash balances.
  • Keeps a register of fixed assets and maintains an easy cross reference system of all government property.
  • Ensures that the books of accounts are up to date at all times, orderly, well kept, and readily available for reference and audit, when required.
  • Prepares the monthly financial reports and submits them to the Accountant in the project’s headquarters office for inclusion in the monthly ROV in accordance with Abt Associates procedures and policies.
  • Prepares monthly cash requests, and promptly advises action required to cover estimated costs.
  • Ensures that periodic inventory of the fixed assets (property) of the company is conducted.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business management, economics, and/or other relevant field and 2 to 4 years of relevant, practical experience working with grants, monitoring of grantees and contracts administration and management.
  • Experience working on USAID-funded projects or other international donors.
  • Demonstrated initiative and self-motivation in handling all assigned tasks.
  • Skills with Quicken, Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as electronic communications programs, required.
  • Fluency in Portuguese; English skills desirable.


Minimum Qualifications

  • (3+) years of experience and high school diploma OR the equivalent combination of education and experience


Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.


Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.