PURPOSE OF POSITION:
This position will act as a liaison between Financial Reporting Services Centre (FRSC) and the Regional Offices with the main purpose of addressing the specific needs of the region.
This position is primarily responsible for providing specialized financial and accounting information and analyses to pre-defined stakeholders. Using various reporting and analytical tools, and using analytical and technical skills, this position will be responsible for specialized, complex or large financial analyses assignments required by stakeholders.
Provide reports and analyses to support the financial analysis requirements of the Regional Office and respective NOs.
Develops new and effective tools, template and techniques for NO financial reporting and analyses, thus rendering better services to the clients.
Works on the uniform measures in the National Office financial reporting. Involves on the overall initiatives on various scorecards and KPIs for the region.
Train key finance staff in the national offices to do financial analysis and to train these staff in using the various OLAP and SunSystems tools/templates to do analysis.
Management and Technical Services:
Provides technical advice and management advisory services pertaining to diverse and complex problems and analyses as requested by the Regional Office.
Conducts meetings to encourage interaction and the exchange of ideas, concerns and proposals from various stakeholders (RO, NO, and other groups/departments within or outside FRSC) to facilitate project delivery and improved services.
Performs and/or supervises examinations of the adequacy and effectiveness of WV National Office financial reporting standards, practices and policies; recommends changes to enhance operating efficiencies in the region.
Represent FRSC on regular regional finance meetings and consultations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bachelor's or University Degree in Accounting
Has an extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of finance and accounting.
Excellent multi-tasking and organization aptitudes.
Minimum 3-5 years of experience preferably in an international NGO environment or the like.
Can thrive in a multi-cultural, geographically dispersed work environment.
Able to work with several functional managers or stakeholders.
Certified Public Accountant (preferred but not required).
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Strong Financial Reporting and Analysis competency. Preferably someone who has good experience on data analysis.
Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint; and the ability to quickly learn and use other software packages like OLAP, data extraction, reporting tools, etc.
Skilled in preparing complex management reports on a timely basis.
Good communication and collaboration skills.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5% of the time.