Finance Manager

CH-SSD

Juba
Posted 8 months ago

Background

Coalition for Humanity (CH) is a national organization implementing humanitarian and development programmes in Health, WASH, Gender-Based Violence (GBV and General Protection) and Food security and livelihood. CH operates majorly in Unity State and Upper Nile. Our humanitarian response supports vulnerable people targeting children, girls, and women. We work with the beneficiaries to provide lifesaving interventions, which are tailored to the local needs and context.

 Coalition for Humanity (CH) is looking for a highly qualified and competent person to fill the position of Finance Manager. He/she will undertake a variety of administrative and operational roles related to financial management and accountability. He or she will help in planning and organizing the finance department activities as well as carrying out important operational/administrative duties as may be assigned.

Job Purpose

Check, consolidate and report on financial and non-financial data within the organization in line with international financial guidelines and directions, partnership/funding requirements, accounting, and reporting regulations, aimed at a complete and up-to-date insight on the (financial) performance of the organization’s portfolios.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Finance Strategy

Contribute to the formulation of the financial strategy for the organization, translate business requirements in Finance functional requirements for the organization, relevant regulation, and corporate and international standards and guidelines, and develop country Finance strategy as well as contribute to the development of overall country strategy and management agreement

Management and Financial Advice

Support, asked and unasked, management with advice on the Financial management and performance indicators and related legal issues in order to support in business decisions and act as an effective business partner within the organization. Distribute, supervise account coding guidelines to staff and verify the proper coding of vouchers received prior to data entry. Ensure effective management of service contracts and timely payments. Coordinates with sub-offices/field office accounting staff to collect, analyze, and consolidate transactions for all financial matters. Provide training to field staff on relevant finance policies and accounting procedures where necessary.

Finance Pillars

Ensure control, monitoring and execution of all financial and related activities within the country, like yearly budgeting, administration, planning & control, procurement and logistics in line with all applicable organization policies and regulations, applicable guidelines and strategies and management agreements. Lead with budget preparation, analysis, and forecasting. Ensure that midterm/Annual audit is carried out in timely manner as required by the organization. Lead and present organization in the capacity assessment audits usually carried out by partners and donors at very short notice. Manage cash flow, including timely fund requests to avoid stoppage of work.

Management Reporting

Collect, review and analyze and interpret (trends in) financial and non-financial data, draft financial and administrative reports on country/portfolio/fund/donor financial and non-financial indicators, using the corporate and international reporting formats and within guidelines of the organization policy. Maintain and monitor an effective office filing system including; bank documents; withdrawal slips, transfer records, bank statements, invoices, timesheets, and payroll records. Ensure that the internal control procedures and donors’ regulations are followed for all cash disbursements, receipts, transfers and include appropriate recording of expenditures. Responsible for monthly financial close and reporting including standard financial statements and grant level reporting. Ensure that authorization levels are respected in the approval of all payments prior to fund disbursements. Work closely with HR & Admin Manager to ensure that CH’s office payroll is done in compliance with national tax and labour regulations.

Education and Experience

Education

Masters’ in Business Administration (Accounting or Finance) With 5 years working experience.

Fully Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or 2nd Level ACCA.

Experience

At least 3 years of experience working with a reputable organization in a similar role preferably in an NGO setting

Experience with financial reporting requirements

Solid experience of working with window-based computer software and modern accounting systems including ERPs

Experience working in the NGO sector Preferably   in a harsh humanitarian context

Core competencies

Well-seasoned level of financial professional, with strong experience in Finance and full understanding of the core processes. Acts as discussion partner on organization level for financial matters.

Conceptual working and thinking level with several years of experience in finance OR Higher vocational working & thinking level with many years of experience in finance Practical & applied knowledge level

Well grounded, well-seasoned financial professional, with full understanding of the core processes

Acts on a large and/or complex financial management level. Is a sparring partners for Executive Director for financial matters? Contributes to the development of the strategy of the organization

Supports, mentor and coach more junior financial officers in the head office and filed offices

Ability to prepare budget as well as write a narrative report as may be required.

High level of computer literacy, excellent working knowledge of spreadsheets, databases, internet and e-mail.

Leadership   qualities and people management expertise to provide direction and effective support to a multicultural team;

Thorough understanding of financial system and how it interacts with other operational systems to achieve seamless organizational effectiveness and efficiency

Effective verbal and written communication skills, including high-level interpersonal and representational capabilities; fluency in written spoken and spoken English.

Behavioral Competencies

A strong commitment to CH’s purpose, a broad understanding of the work culture in   the “Humanitarian” sector   and   its   impact   on   key   areas   of responsibility   and a commitment to humanitarian principles and action

Ability to influence and support colleagues in appreciating   the importance   of financial Standards, procedures and controls;

Keep confidential information and act with utmost discretion and integrity

Must demonstrate commitment and sensitivity to gender issues.

Please Note

Note: Applicants should review the job requirements carefully before applying to ensure that he/she meets the requisite qualification

Applications, along with CVs) should be addressed to Human Resource Manager,

Coalition for Humanity Email jobs@coalitionforhumanityss.org or Hand deliver hard copies to our Office in Juba located in Gudele 1 Block 8, Plot No. 121, North of Zain Customer Care Shop. Application deadline: 02/12/2020. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Qualified South Sudanese females are encouraged to apply 

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Job Features

Reporting toExecutive Director
Application Deadline2nd December 2020

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