Perform quality reviews, reconciliation of balance sheet/control accounts and analysis of periodic financial returns as well as the relevant finance KPIs on a monthly and quarterly basis.
Provide technical support, trouble-shooting and refresher training to country offices finance staff to improve issues on the balance sheet, income and expenditures accounts in a timely manner.
Support in year-end audit coordination and responding to audit issues.
Ensure finance diary that covers all the required activities on a monthly financial control and compliance reviews are strictly adhered to.
Support the regional office finance team on annual budgeting and periodic forecasting processes.
Collate and consolidate monthly fund requests for the HFCC to approve and submit to the SCI Centre.
Cover senior country finance colleagues based on a terms of reference agreed with Country Finance Director (CFD) on a cost recovery basis.
Work with the Country Finance Director to identify areas for improvement in individual and team performance and devise with them an action plan to address these areas.
Provide a comprehensive handover and an end of visit report detailing: outcomes against the ToR, issues encountered, areas for follow up with timeline for completion, capacity gaps and training needs identified.
Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Save the Children resources, best value for money and safety and security of assets.
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications for the Finance Manager Job
Accounting or commerce degree and relevant full professional qualifications (CPA/CA/ACCA)
Minimum of 5 years’ similar progressive work experience in financial management. Not-for-profit experience an advantage.
An unquestionably high level of integrity and ethics.
Demonstrable ability to adapt to challenging working environments within a developing country context.
Demonstrated experience in identifying issues in financial management, applying sustainable solutions, and supporting teams to achieve results
Proven experience in training and capacity building of staff and teams, including coaching and mentoring staff.
Knowledge and use of financial software packages. Agresso experience preferred.
Requirement to undertake travel for approximately 80% of the time (deployments of up to 3 months at a time)
Ability to adapt quickly to a new environment and achieve results with multiple priorities and deadlinesS
Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind-sets
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
Demonstrated ability of working with a range of stakeholders.
Ability to focus on strategic finance issues and advise key stakeholders.
Commitment to Save the Children values.
Method of Application
Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter to EA.firstname.lastname@example.org . Application closes on 3rd January 2017 at 5:00pm. We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.
All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct. Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents
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