Grant Finance Manager, WV Sierra Leone

11490-15N10119
05-Oct-18
International Role - Yes
1-2 Years

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide financial management and oversight over grant funded activities, in terms of budget monitoring and control, production and analysis of donor financial reports, ensuring compliance to World Vision Field Financial Manual, donor regulations and procedures, perform constant review of policies, systems and internal control measures including capacity building of grant staff in-order to effectively and efficiently utilize donor resources.

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead in financial accountability and reporting for grants in a timely manner to ensure compliance to World Vision policies and Donor Regulations.

  • Provide financial analysis to grant management for timely decision making and, ensuring actual expenditures are in line with budget and aligned with WV minimum grants requirements and donor regulations.

  • Liaise with support office and grant donors as regards to grant/budgetary issues for timely funding and commitments on PBAS.

  • Train finance and programs staff on grants regulations and WV Policies. Perform grant capacity assessment of finance staff and develop training and development plan.

  • Lead in the provision of technical support in grant acquisition strategy and proposal budget preparations.

  • Ensure finance related audit recommendation for all grants funded project are implemented timely.

  • Lead in financial capacity assessment of potential partners prior to any partnership and conduct assessment of existing partnership as per WV policy.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University Degree in Accounting/Finance or professional accounting equivalent.

  • Knowledge in Sun systems and Vision XL and Executive. Be familiar with USAID Grant Regulations.

  • At least five years related experience preferably in NGO with 3 years on Supervisory role.

  • Previous grant accounting knowledge and experience is preferred.

  • Requires good communication skills (oral and written).

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and participate/lead (choose one) in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Working Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.

  • Travel: 10% Domestic/international travel is required.