The MTaPS Finance & Administration Manager provides financial analysis, accounting, operational and management support for MSH projects, under the supervision of the Country Chief of Party/ Project Director. To this end, s/he develops routine and ad hoc reports for different technical activities to ensure the regular flow of accurate and relevant financial information for enhanced project management and planning.
The Finance & Administration Manager leads and manages the country operations overseeing all operational and administrative services for the MSH project in Mozambique. S/he ensures that MSH Mozambique operates as a cohesive, neutral, functional unit that provides high-quality, responsive, timely and cost effective services to projects within the framework of local laws, MSH policies and standard operating procedures, and donor requirements. S/he is a member of the country management team and is expected to play an active role in assisting the Chief of Party/ Project Director develop a strong and strategic country presence, as necessary.
This position has primary responsibility for ensuring that MSH operations in Mozambique are functioning efficiently and effectively, and aligned to support attainment of project results, donor regulations and client expectations. S/he is the administrative supervisor of all operations staff and oversees core systems by implementing and proactively engaging, coordinating and working with the following HO colleagues: human resource management in conjunction with the HO Human Resources Manager, financial budgeting and budget management with MTaPS Director of Finance and Operations, and the MTaPS Finance Manager, general management and operations with the HO Senior Manager and HO Senior/Project Officer field accounting and cash management in conjunction with MSH’s regional office; payment of payroll; management of local contract, consultant and vendor agreements; procurement and purchasing with HO Procurement; travel, fleet management and logistics; security; and facilities and communication services.
The Finance & Administration Manager supervises the preparation of payroll information and provides Chief of Party/Project Director with financial reporting and analysis. The Finance & Administration Manager is aware of and adheres to the MSH Procurement Integrity policy and is responsible for safeguarding the assets (financial and physical) of MSH and ultimately USAID against fraud, loss, or misuse.