Country Finance Manager

ACTED, Islamabad, Pakistan

Skill Required:, Finance and AccountsHR and AdminProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
7th May, 2017


Job Description

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,300 national staff 300 international staff, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries.

Key roles and responsibilities:
Under the authority of the Country Director and Finance Director in HQ, the Country Finance Manager (CFM) will be responsible for ACTED accounting and financial management in-country. The CFM ensures that national legislation is adhered to, and that the country specific standards are applied in ensuring efficient use of resources.

Accounting and Financial Management:

  • Accountancy
  • Treasury
  • Commitment of expenditure

Budget Management:

  • Ensure budget follow-up
  • Develop project budgets

Department Follow-up:

  • Team leadership
  • Internal Procedures and Information Flows

QualificationsMaster degree minimum in Finance or related area:

  • 3+ years of solid experience in financial management and monitoring systems, preferably of large development programs, possibly complemented by academic expertise
  • Excellent financial and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting on programme financial performance
  • Ability to manage a financial/monitoring team and demonstrate leadership
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate financial and monitoring skills of communities through capacity-building efforts
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;
  • Prior knowledge of the region an asset
  • Fluency in English required - ability to communicate in local languages an asset
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel and Project Management software
     

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