Project Finance Officer

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The Project Finance Officer supports projects in their financial administration, ensuring the project finance is compliant to Ornaisationsl policies and procedures as well as donor finance procedures, regulations, and guidelines. The Project Finance Officer safeguards the finance control of projects, including budget and periodic progress monitoring and takes actions for overall profitability/financial health in line with the budget.

Reporting To
Project Manager
Supervision Of
Interacts With
Project Manager, Finance Manager, Project Staff
  • Recording financial project data into systems, monitoring and analyzing project data
  • Ensure control, monitoring and execution of all financial and related activities for the projects, like budgeting, depletion, administration and planning and control, in line with the organizations financial standards and guidelines.
  • Executing the budgeting process and periodically forecasting and monitoring (audit) all financial related activities within the project
  • Regularly provide (requested and non-requested) financial reports, analysis and advice to provide insight in the overall projects financial status
  • Provides financial reports to meet both internal and external donor requirements
  • Assists in development of budgets in proposals. Guides and oversees qualification process for grants if applicable
  • Supports the project manager in being compliant to internal- and external procedures/ regulations and donor guidelines regarding the financial administration of projects
  • Provides advice, balancing country interests, relevant regulation, corporate standards and guidelines, taking the project set-up with different donor regulations into account
  • If needed also take care of petty cash and supplier payments
  • Guides the Project Manager with country budgets, country project administrations and country project reviews in multiple country projects.
4 years
Education Level
Degree in Finance and Accounting or related Accounting qualification
Microsoft Office – Accounting Systems
Job related
Knowledge Of
Project finance, Knowledge on donor rules/ regulation and donor compliance, Accounting data processing and report generating
Skills To
Data analysis, Report writing, providing financial insight on project performance, budgeting and forecasting
Ability To
Ability to detect problems, recognize important information and link various data to trace potential causes and look for relevant details
Gender Profile
Age Profile
Between 25 and 45
Lusaka, Zambia
Between 13,500 and 18,000 ZMK

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