Project & Finance Officer
12.07.2019 | Employee | 100%

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Chartered accountancy designation or Master’s degree in business administration or equivalent qualification
3 years’ experience in grant management and financial reporting at a non-profit organization
Strong project management skills and organizational capabilities
Fluent in English

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FIND(the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), an international non-for-profit organization in Geneva, Switzerland, dedicated to R&D activities to expand and accelerate access to new diagnostics technologies, and to build global diagnostics testing capacity for poverty-related infectious diseases in low and middle income countries.

 

Reporting to the Head of Sequencing with dotted line to the Finance Director, the Project and Finance Officer will be responsible for project and financial management for a new grant.

 

Project & Finance Officer

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Focal point for all financial matters for the grant and ensure compliance with the donor and organizational requirements

  • Responsible for overall grant administration and implementation in accordance with the grant agreement and organizational policies and processes

  • Manage financial and budget plans including, budget creation, tracking and record-keeping

  • Prepare accurate budget forecasts, allocation plans, and submit disbursement requests to donor

  • Provide support for external site/partner due diligence process, including assessment of financial risks, capacity and adherence to financial policies and procedures

  • Monitor external partner budgets, effectively communicate with external partners on financial and contract issues, including liaising with auditors.

  • Work with Finance team to ensure internal controls are complied with and suggest improvements as appropriate

  • Maintain high-level overview of project timelines, keep track of grant deliverables and reporting deadlines

  • Coordinate preparation and submission of progress reports in compliance with donor requirements

  • Oversee preparation and maintain overview of contracts with external parties

  • Lead regular project management meetings for grant implementation

 

 

 

Desired qualifications and experience

 

  • Chartered accountancy designation or M aster’s degree in business administration or equivalent qualification

  • 3 years’ experience in grant management and financial reporting at a non-profit or international organization in global health

  • Strong project management skills and organizational capabilities

  • Advanced Excel and proven experience of tools such as Jedox, Tableau and MS Project

  • 2 years’ audit experience at audit manager level , forensic accounting experience an advantage

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently with strong attention to detail

  • Team player, comfortable working in a multicultural environment

  • Fluent written and spoken English, French an advantage

 

 

 

To apply:

 

Please send a motivation letter, a CV (maximum 2 pages) and three references to hr@finddx.org.

 

Deadline to send your application: 22th July 2019Please note that only applicants meeting the profile requirements will be personally contacted. Applications sent by recruitment agencies will not be considered

 

12.07.2019
Employee, 100%

Required minimum profile

  • Chartered accountancy designation or Master’s degree in business administration or equivalent qualification
  • 3 years’ experience in grant management and financial reporting at a non-profit organization
  • Strong project management skills and organizational capabilities
  • Fluent in English

Contact

FIND - Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics
No recruitment agencies please
FIND - Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics
Chemin des Mines 9
Genève

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Healthcare

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