Samaritan's Purse Director of Finance Jobs in South Sudan

Samaritan's Purse Director of Finance Jobs in South Sudan

Are you a proven financial leader with a heart for people? Join us as a Director of Finance at Samaritan’s Purse! As a Director of Finance in South Sudan, your expertise will contribute directly to the site’s fiscal responsibility and staff welfare, ensuring the organization’s ability to deliver continued Christ-like care to people in need.

For an opportunity to serve a hurting world as the hands and feet of Jesus, let God put your talents to use for a humanitarian cause with an eternal purpose through Samaritan’s Purse. Join us today!

Description of Job duties:

  • Provides leadership and management of the Country Office Finance Department by planning, directing, and controlling the Country Office’s financial resources in accordance with organizational and international accounting standards.
  • Directly manages 8-12 finance staff in multiple locations; specific duties may include the recruitment, interview, and selection of new staff, as well as performance reviews.
  • Manages the capacity building initiatives for the Country Office Finance Teams.
  • Provides timely and accurate analysis of monthly financial reports and financial trends to assist country leadership in performing their duties.
  • Monitors internal controls and performs periodic assessments to identify risks associated with financial operations within the Country Office.
  • Identifies areas for financial and administrative improvement, and recommends systems that will improve the overall efficiency of Samaritan’s Purse’s in-country financial operations.
  • Travels to field sites as needed to facilitate proper implementation of finance-related policies and procedures.
  • Ensures detailed and accurate records for all financial transactions are maintained in an organized and professional manner.
  • Works closely with Human Resources to facilitate monthly payroll
    in multiple locations.
  • Coordinates all internal and external Country Office audits on behalf of the Country Director.
  • Performs regular reviews of the audit reports and follows up on the implementation of audit recommendations.

    Job Requirements:
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university with an emphasis in accounting or related field of study.
  • 5+ years progressive financial management experience in a complex, dynamic environment such as a non-profit organization with operating budgets, diverse funding streams, and substantial financial and material assets, preferred.
  • One year of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) or equivalent certification preferred; or equivalent combination of accounting education and managerial experience.
  • Knowledgeable on grant accounting and experience in donor funding requirements.
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people of different educational, linguistic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Strong relational skills and financial management experience, with an ability to lead and to contribute to the team.
  • Proven administrative, leadership, and management ability in the areas of strategic planning and organizational development.
  • 24-month contract with the potential for renewal.
  • This is an unaccompanied position.

    International Employee Benefits
  • Employees who choose to work internationally get to take advantage of the following benefits:
  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
  • Annual home leave Twelve vacation days per year

    How to Apply:
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 28th February 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Samaritan's Purse Director of Finance Jobs in South Sudan

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