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Finance and Accounting Manager – Philippines

Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business specializing in global health and international development, seeks a Finance and Accounting Manager to support an anticipated monitoring, evaluation, and CLA contract for USAID/Philippines. The Finance and Accounting Manager will be responsible for all finance and accounting processes in the field office. This full-time position will be located in Manila, Philippines and is long-term.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Manages cash flow, including fund transfers from the home office, local currency exchanges, and petty cash.
  • Reconciles bank accounts in collaboration with the home office, as part of a month-end closing process.
  • Records financial transactions into the QuickBooks system, submits each month’s expenses by the 3rd business day each month and uploads expenses into QuickBooks.
  • Ensures on-time, accurate data entry, completing the journal entries for non-routine expenses as necessary.
  • Liaises with the home office to conduct the final review of vouchers and vendor invoices to ensure the maintenance of thorough financial documentation on all field transactions.
  • Ensures that all paid invoices agree with supporting documentation, including price quotes, purchase requests, purchase orders, per Panagora’s and USAID procedures for procurement.
  • Maintains current standing with all mandated tax liabilities and organization registrations.
  • Records all approved payments for local vendors, contractors and consultants for goods and services received.
  • Provides cashier functions as follows: intake petty cash funds; count out petty cash to local staff based on receipts authorized in accordance with policies and procedures; record the amount counted out; and do cash reconciliations.
  • Manages timesheets for office staff ensuring timely submission, approval, accuracy and filing.
  • Reviews and prepares as necessary country activity travel advances, processes travel claims and works with country program staff to resolve accounting related issues.
  • Administers local benefits plans, including tracking staff vacation and sick leave balances.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting or finance or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated capacity to support a financial management or general ledger system
  • English language fluency required
  • Knowledge of regulatory, contractual, legal, and financial compliance requirements associated with USAID funding required
  • Prior experience working on USAID funded projects strongly preferred
  • Strong knowledge working on MS Excel and QuickBooks and other accounting software
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to details.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and adapt to frequently changing priorities

 

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter to connect@panagoragroup.net with the position title in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

 

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.