Finance Officer

FHI 360

FHI 360 is a global organization that mobilizes research, resources and relationships so people everywhere have access to the opportunities they need to lead full and healthy lives.

Position Title: Finance Officer
Supervisor: Senior Finance Officer
Location: Lusaka
Basic function
To act in collaborative capacity with the Finance Department with the objective of providing professional
accountancy services consistent with generally accepted accounting principles. S/He is expected to assist
in the development, implementation, monitoring, and coordination of projects activities as outlined
Duties and responsibilities
• Prepare GFAS entries as assigned including invoices and journal entries.
• Prepare bank reconciliations statements on a monthly basis.
• Review petty cash reconciliations on a monthly basis and conduct spontaneous petty cash spot
• Facilitate the payment of vendor invoices on a weekly basis.
• Work with the Technical team in the analysis of expenditure trends by program areas/activities.
• Coordinate the tracking of program allocated budgets and development of program activity
budgets in Lusaka and the field offices.
• Review of training budgets on a monthly basis.
• Maintain physical inventory listings as per established FHI 360 standards, which include inventory
listing and reconciliation of records to the GFAS accounting system.
• Perform accurate and timely reconciliations of advances (including travel, workshop advances,
other receivables, and prepaid accounts) to field office balances per FHI 360 General Ledger, to
the GFAS Country Office Balance Sheet.
• Review of travel expense reports.
• Any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and requirement
• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting, finance, or related field.
• 3-5 years’ experience in administration and finance.
• Strong working knowledge of computer programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
• Prior experience working within NGO environment will be added advantage.
The last day of receiving applications is 3 April, 2024.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that
may be assigned to carry out these duties.
FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional
development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make
a positive difference for others — and yourself.
FHI 360 will not charge candidates a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact
tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way
to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this
document at any time.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices
that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status,
genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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