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Finance Manager

Application deadline 31. Aug
Posted at
Friday, 10:31
Application deadline
Salary Range (Tsh)
More Than 3,000,000
Business / Employer name
CDM Smith
Company Industry
Job Level
Senior level
Work Type
Full Time
Minimum Qualification
Years of Experience
10 years
Morogoro Mjini Morogoro

Why CDM Smith?
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

To learn more about CDM Smith and our work with International Development please visit us at:

Job Description:
We are now accepting applicants for the position of Finance Manager for a major infrastructure support project in Tanzania.

Job Responsibilities:

  • In general, helping to ensure overall compliance with CDM Smith’s budget, scope, schedule, quality and reporting requirements on the assignment associated with Finance Management
    • Ensure overall compliance of funding usage per donor requirements
    • Regular reporting on the status, implementation activities and projects to the client and other stakeholders as required
    • Process contractor payments on behalf of client via best business practices
    • Preparing periodic financial statements and reports for the program
    • Provide answers to audit queries and inquiries
    • VAT, custom duty and other tax reporting and processing for reimbursement
    • Promote and adherence to CDM Smith’s quality management program (PQM)
    • Maintain office records and accounts, e.g. payroll, vendor lists, bank account and project inventory
    • Maintain petty cash (or provide oversight)
    • Prepare monthly reporting on financial transactions and bank reconciliation
    • Work as needed and as assigned relative to taxes, legal issues, human resources, insurance, and government registrations

Minimum Qualifications:
• Degrees: Master's degree in accounting, finance or economics.
• Post-graduate chartered/professional membership (or equivalent) of a recognized international financial institution, or equivalent.
• Demonstrated experience in financial analysis for at least 3 large scale projects or organizations of a similar nature and complexity during the last 10 years.
• Proven ability to provide sound financial analysis and review financial data.
• Previous experience analyzing and reporting variances for project financial performance.
• Strong computer skills and ability to utilize word-processing and database applications including QuickBooks, MS Office, Familiar with utilizing advanced computerized financial applications.
• Excellent knowledge of and be fully familiar with the relevant norms, standards and procedures, as well as local legislation, circumstances and practices.
• Strong communication, prioritization, and organizational skills.
• Strong presentation skills (document-based and verbal).
• Ability to work with others in a positive and collaborative manner.
• Ability to work as part of a high-performing and multi-disciplinary team, often operating under tight deadlines and timetables.
• Fluency in English, Swahili a plus

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