Senior Finance Officer

12265-14N10155
21-Dec-18
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

POSITION – SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Senior finance Officer position anchors the project finance accounting for financial/grant compliance, accurate project reporting, support an effective project stewardship process and coordinate the implementation of specific projects assigned to the incumbent within the specific grant/donor requirement and World Vision policies and procedures

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct finance related training for project staff to fill capacity and communicate changes to the FFM

  • Assist and do monitoring visits to Sub Recipients (SRs) to identify their financial learning needs and for building capacity.

  • Identify and communicate to the Financial & Grants Manager specific risk associated with the projects in their portfolio and recommend mitigation measures

  • In coordination with the Project managers, timely develop accurate budgets for grant submissions in line with specific donor expectations

  • Review budgets during project implementation and recommend any adjustments based on judgment of any changes in landscape and/or variables

  • Ensure quality data is inputted in all systems including Sunsystem, PBAS, Concur, ProVison

  • Timely preparation and submission of regular and as-and-when-needed reports to internal and external customers.

  • Provide grant and finance project liaison with the partners, sub-grantees for the new proposal/new agreement made to ensure the initial process is in compliance with the grant/non-sponsorship requirements

  • Manage all funding related accounting processes including PBAS and Sunsystem

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor of Accountancy or Part qualified ACCA or CIMA or its equivalent

  • Broad understanding of major donor requirements like USAID, ECHO, KOICA, DFID, etc

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Hands on experience in Sun Systems and PMQA

  • 4 years in an NGO environment with emphasis on finance and grants

  • Fluency in English and Portuguese