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Finance Officer

  • Organization: LMH - Last Mile Health
  • Location:
  • Grade: Junior level - Entry Level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
  • Closing Date: Closed

This role was posted on February 21, 2023. Please note that we will review applications on a rolling basis and prioritize those received within the first two weeks of posting.

As of March 1, 2022, Last Mile Health is requiring staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 wherever legally allowable and adhere to COVID-19 vaccination requirements to perform core work activities in all locations. To learn more, review our policy.

 The Role

At Last Mile Health (LMH), we make bold commitments that inspire innovation. Are you a skilled finance individual looking to build your career in improving financial practices in Liberia? If so, you may be our next Finance Officer in Rivercess or Grand Bassa Counties, Liberia.

As part of this role's key responsibilities, the incumbent will support field operations by ensuring funds availability to implement field activities while at the same time making sure the organization is in compliance with organizational & donor policies, as well as procedures and policies.

This position is only open to Liberian National Candidates currently located in Liberia.

Position: Two (2)

Location: Grand Bassa and Rivercess Counties, Liberia

 What You’ll Do

  • Disbursement of all petty cash requests once approved.
  • Safeguarding cash in the cash box and in the safe.
  • Reconciling the petty cash balance weekly and comparing it with all General Ledger (GL)  postings.
  • Preparing funding requests to replenish the petty cash box as needed.
  • Bank withdrawals based on authorized requests.
  • Support authorized payments to Community Health Assistants (CHAs) of incentives and programmatic disbursements.
  • Provide backup for the County Accountant.  
  • Maintain activity advances schedule monthly and reconcile it against General Ledger.
  • Ensuring no activity advance is older than 1 month from the date of disbursement without a written justification.
  • Proper authorization of expenses & appropriate use of funds.
  • Supporting documentation for all cash maintained both physical and soft copy attached to every transaction in NetSuite.
  • Proper authorization of expenses & appropriate use of funds.
  • Supporting documentation for all cash maintained both physical and soft copy.

 What You’ll Bring

  • A Degree or Diploma in a business-related field (Preferable Finance/Accounting)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with different departments.
  • Relevant years of experience in (NGO related) finance role.

You’ll Impress Us If

  • You have done this work in the health sector.
  • NGO Financial Management Training

Compensation Information

At Last Mile Health, we strive to reward our employees equitably and transparently. This means that we pay our employees based on a clear and consistent methodology and without regard to identity or personal relationships. We have made this model fully transparent, so that everyone has access to all information related to compensation. We hope this helps you better understand Last Mile Health’s values and commitments to our employees. We look forward to answering any questions you may have during the hiring process.

Before applying to this role, please take a moment to learn more about our approach to compensation and how compensation works in each of the countries where we operate. Please find the link to our compensation model and benefits overview below:

OVERVIEW OF LAST MILE HEALTH’S COMPENSATION MODEL

Compensation for this position:

The Band for this position: LBR 2

For Liberia the range is: $12,000 - $17,726 depending upon experience doing an equivalent role.

About Last Mile Health

Last Mile Health partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality community health systems, which empower teams of community and frontline health workers to bring life-saving primary healthcare to the world’s most remote communities. LMH is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. For more information, visit www.lastmilehealth.org.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at LMH. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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