Finance Manager

Danish Refugee Council, Cox´s Bazar, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
22nd October, 2018


Job Description

Overall purpose of the role

  • Responsible for all finance related tasks within geographical area of responsibility
  • Manage the daily operations of the finance staff
  • Ensure compliance with the finance chapters of DRC’s Operations Handbook and donor guidelines (UNHCR, IOM, DANIDA and ECHO)

Responsibilities

People Management

  • Lead and manage the finance team (including people planning, performance, well-being and development)
  • Manage the tasks and follow up within the finance team (Currently 9 staff)
  • Support the development and implementation of financial management capacity building of staff

Financial Management

  • In close cooperation with Managers in geographical area reinforce existing procedures and systems for financial management and control in compliance with guidelines of DRC’s Operations Handbook, internal guidelines and donor requirements
  • Support timely delivery of quality financial reports to donors and internal reports to colleagues and HQ
  • Ensure compliance with relevant country statutory and other financial obligations such as tax, levies and statutory returns
  • Monthly financial briefings to relevant Budget holders
  • Ensure thorough and effective budgetary control in the country programs
  • Liaise with relevant Managers on key financial issues for all programs in the country, including co-funding, financial reporting, key variances and any remedial action
  • Collecting cash forecasts from all Programme Managers and requesting funds in a timely manner
  • Maintain a continuous overview of funding levels and pay particular attention to shared support costs, including staff salaries
  • Ensure all required documentation for financial audits in cooperation with Coordination staff and HQ
  • Ensure monthly meetings are held with project managers to discuss key variances, reasons for these, and any remedial action that is required
  • Prepare for local audits
  • Contribute to the development of proposals with regards to budgeting in cooperation with Managers

DRC Dynamics ERP system

  • Ensure DRC Dynamics is used to its full capacity
  • Ensure proper application of ERP finance processes in the country
  • Apply reports and data analytics from ERP system to improve performance in the country
  • Ensure that Country ERP support is in place (i.e. super users)

Experience and technical competencies:

  • At least 5 years' international experience in a senior financial management position
  • At least 3 years' experience with people management
  • Proven experience in managing large budgets
  • Proven leadership skills and a competence in people management
  • Competence in providing technical guidance and training
  • Proven experience in working with national partners, local/government authorities
  • Working experience with relevant donors (e.g. UNHCR, ECHO, OFDA, WFP, DFID or BPRM guidelines)
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel as well as experience working in a financial IT system
  • Full professional proficiency in English

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