*Please submit your CV in English.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
This position will support the World Food Programme Support Office Hub (WFP SO Hub) in terms of financial management of all WFP projects on behalf of the participating Support Offices. This position will support multiple SOs and will be working with field offices implementing WFP projects.
Using various reporting and analytical tools as well as databases, and by coordinating with multiple SO and FO teams, this position will review and validate WFP documents, book revenue and income on behalf of the SO, propose commitments on the budget system, and participate in project close-out.
Financial management of World Food Programme projects for the WFP SO Hub, notably:
Review and validate project documents related to the WFP projects participated by Support Offices.
Propose commitment in MyPBAS based on the review conducted.
Monitor the pending CSS/CTSS and back-up documentation from DMT-IMR.
Ensure that all commitments in MyPBAS are complete and booked in timely manner.
Prepare the Booking Information Sheet and the journal entries for endorsement to Support Offices and Corporate Accounting.
Process Settlement Advices from Field Offices.
Ensure that all auditable documents are saved in a storage that can be accessible to SOs.
Monitor and ensure compliance to accounting, reporting or finance checklist of the Support Offices.
Review Financial Reports and endorse to the participating Support Offices.
Create reports that will be beneficial in the review of projects of the participating Support Offices.
Monitor and review the financial performance of field offices and identify risk areas.
Address risk appropriately, and coordinate with management to mitigate and prevent future risk as needed.
Reconcile General Ledger Summary.
Provide regular monthly/quarterly/annual reports as well as ad-hoc analysis required by the WFP SO Hub Project Team and the Support Offices.
Continuously improve, develop or provide intelligent advice and recommendations in the development of reporting and analytical tools, templates, systems and processes to increase efficiency, accuracy and productivity of reporting and analysis (e.g. automation).
Clearly and adequately present to stakeholders. Participate and contribute in discussions, conferences or working groups as needed.
Be the main point contact with Support Offices in relation to concerns relating to the WFP Projects.
Escalate concerns to DMT and Field Office, if necessary.
Support, participate and work closely with DM- Finance to process WFP Project Close-out.
Attend and participate in meetings, team events, conference that may be assigned.
Attend and participate in chapel services, daily and group devotions.
Promote World Vision’s values through example and hold self and others accountable for the same across the team.
Perform all other duties that may be assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
3 years of work experience, preferably in an international NGO or similar environment.
Has experience in all areas of finance and accounting, preferably in an international development, non-profit or multinational organization. Audit experience is an advantage.
Ability to thrive in a multi-cultural, geographically dispersed work environment.
Bachelor or University degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
Proficient user of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Power BI.
Very good written and verbal communication in English.
Able to work with several functional managers or stakeholders and is able to effectively communicate with all levels in the organization (verbally and in writing).
Demonstrated ability to think independently and critically, self-learn and self-manage, and perform detailed and complex analysis. Has the confidence and competence to identify problems and recommend solutions and best practices.
Excellent ability to prioritise and to allocate time and resources effectively.
Results-orientated work approach and ability to escalate effectively, if required.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Ability to work independently and willingness to take ownership/make decisions within area of responsibility.