Finance Manager

One Sight Zambia

Job Title: Finance Manager

Status: Full-Time

Report to: Country Director

Travel Required: As needed

General Function

The Finance Manager leads all aspects of accounting, finance management, financial law, budget, P&L, strategic planning, administration and any other needed areas for OneSight Zambia.

Job Function

  • Strategically works with OS volunteers to develop and maintain a positive P&L for vision centers
    • Partners with the Finance Management Team of vision center roll-out locations and OneSight Volunteers and OneSight Staff to train them on OneSight’s cash handling process, opening bank accounts, and developing and managing a profitable P&L
    • Provides follow-up training and audits to ensure compliance to the operations manual
  • Ensures that OSZ is established as a legal entity and abides by all laws and regulations
    • Works with local entity to ensure OSZ is following all guidelines, laws, and practices in compliance with Zambian INGO law, US Law, and OneSight policies and procedures
    • Presents a monthly report to Country Director, Regional Director, and OneSight US Finance Team
  • Ensures that OSZ stays under budget
    • Provides monthly reporting to Country Director and Regional Director with explanation of any variances
    • Demonstrates a strategic ability to forecast to stay under budget
    • Develops and ensure the OSZ entity is abiding under the limits of authority OneSight Policy
  • Is held accountable for following the expense approval policy and ensuring all members of the team do likewise
  • Works with the MoH/RBC in creating reports showing vision center P&L’s and is able to strategically coach and develop vision center managers on cost control
    • Presents a monthly report to the Country Director, Regional Director, and OneSight US Finance Team of all vision center P&L’s
  • Upwardly communicates with OS US on monthly budget calls and P&L calls
    • Is able to explain any variance
    • Sends monthly report to OS US Finance Team
  • Oversees any and all financial transactions from OSZ office and is held accountable
    • Documents all financial transactions both paper and electronically
    • Keeps records up to date and organized
  • Oversees any in-country audits as required by Zambia
    • Properly plans and delivers all required audit materials to in-country auditing teams and successfully demonstrates compliance.
  • Ensures all bills owed by OSZ are paid in a timely manner
    • Ensures all financial transactions are paid as per agreements with vendors
    • Ensures all OSZ staff deliver expenses to be approved within a 2 week time period
  • Represents OneSight Zambia In a professional manner
    • Show’s up on time
    • Dress professionally
    • Keeps all information confidential
    • Does not have a conflict of interest impacting duties of OSZ Finance Manager position


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field/ACCA

Experience and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of working in the Finance Field
  • Ability and/or experience in using computer software applications including Microsoft Office Suite, Quick-Books, Quicken, Outlook, and/or similar financial software management
  • Ability to communicate and write Fluent English
  • Ability to be self-motivated and high level of time-management.
  • Ability to demand forecast
  • Ability to communicate upward
  • Attention to detail
  • Organization

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in the description.

How to Apply

Applications should be sent to [email protected] and [email protected] by 13th January 2017.

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