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The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a recognized global leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS.  In its work to eliminate Pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs, EGPAF currently supports national, district, and local governments, facilities, communities, and non-governmental partners. In 2020, EGPAF’s global footprint spans 17 countries.  EGPAF supports service provision for comprehensive HIV care, treatment and prevention programs, and health systems strengthening.  To date, EGPAF has supported over 15,000 sites to offer HIV counselling, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment services alongside high-quality family health care. “

EGPAF has worked in Malawi since 2001. Today, EGPAF Malawi implements evidence‐based HIV prevention, care and treatment interventions in 179 health facilities in nine districts through EGPAF’s U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief/U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (PEPFAR/CDC) ‐funded Achieving HIV Epidemic Control through Scaling Up Quality Testing, Care and Treatment in Malawi.

EGPAF seeks to fill the following open position

Position Details

Job title:                               Financial Analyst   (1)           

Location:                              (Lilongwe, Malawi)

Primary Manager:            Senior Finance Manager

Job Summary

The Financial Analysist coordinates a variety of financial analysis and planning functions in the Malawi Program including agreement budgeting and generating a variety of financial reports.  He/She must collaborate with a variety of other staff to be successful including Country Senior Management Team, Accounting staff, Awards & Compliance staff, Program staff and the Financial Planning & Analysis unit at headquarters in Washington, DC.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Develop & manage budgets (for projects and shared services) including proposal budgets, budget notes/narratives, annual project specific budgets, monthly costed work plans and other special purpose budgets
  • Develop, at a minimum, quarterly revised project management budgets incorporating current detailed line item spend patterns
  • Where necessary, prepare budget re-alignments for donor approval
  • Support development of special purpose costing activities such as project monthly costed work plans, project event budgets, shared services budgets, etc.

Financial Management:

  • Real time tracking of actual expenditure against approved budget lines factoring cash expenses, obligations & commitments in progress. Special emphasis on commitments not yet booked as expenses
  • Detailed financial forecasting for all projects using a combination of historical costs and known future costs to predict periodic finacial positions
  • Minimum monthly documented financial review meetings with each project lead, sharing budget v. actual positions, agreeing on any corrective actions, and following through to ensure corrections are effected on a timely basis to prevent significant budget over/under runs
  • Assure budget availability prior to major commitments e.g. procurements, obligations to sub-recipients, major recruitments, etc.
  • Assist procurement department & program teams in developing and tracking annual procurement plans to ensure approved amounts are not exceeded during implementation
  • Assist grants team in developing realistic forecasts for sub-recipients to ensure accurate tracking of sub-recipient actual expenses against availed obligations
  • Provide ad hoc forecasts/ scenarios as new information is availed e.g. changes to approved funding from donor, etc.

Financial Reporting:

Support the Senior Finance Manager to prepare monthly financial reports for management decision making

  • Track due dates and prepare donor financial reports when due
  • Present complex financial reports to varied audiences
  • Perform periodic and annual (PEPFAR) expenditure analysis reporting
  • Support any internal or external driven cost analysis initiatives
  • Prepare and Present financial status of projects in Donor meetings and other EGPAF Meetings

Required Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Finance or business related field or CPA
  • Demonstrated experience using automated budget management software
  • Strong Excel, Word, Access & Power Point Proficiency
  • Demonstrated financial analysis experience (5 years minimum) in a complex corporate / NGO environment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent financial management and analytical skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate financial information to non-financial colleagues
  • Strategic thinker in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines
  • Well-organized individual with excellent attention to details


Skills Required

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