Samaritan's Purse NGO Finance Manager - Programs - Jobs in South Sudan

Samaritan's Purse NGO Finance Manager - Programs - Jobs in South Sudan

Job Description

Do you have a mind for numbers and a heart for people?

Join us as a Finance Manager for Humanitarian Programming with Samaritan’s Purse!

As a Finance Manager 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.

Description of Job Duties:

  • Manages review of financial transactions and supporting documentation in an organized and professional manner.
  • Ensures financial/accounting activity is carried out in accordance SP’s field accounting policies.
  • Ensures adequate cash flow for operations and safety of financial resources at all Field sites, liaising with Field Accountants & Area Coordinators.
  • Manages the reconciliation of cash at all sites on a weekly basis and investigate any over/under situations.
  • Maintains close and cooperative working relationships with fellow financial staff, the Director of Finance and Area Coordinators.
  • Supervises Finance Officers and Field Accountant based in Juba and in Kenya.
  • Provides support to Base Manager and/or Program Managers with regard to financial policies/practices and budget management as required.
  • Identifies areas for financial and administrative improvement and works to implement feasible improvements.
  • Provides financial assistance to Program Managers during annual budget process.
  • Assists with preparation of monthly bank reconciliation for all SP
    South Sudan Bank accounts in South Sudan & Kenya.
  • Assists Director of Finance in preparing Journal Entries and finalizing all transactions and documentation related to the financial close process each month.
  • Assists in facilitation of both internal and external audits.
  • Works closely with the Grants department regarding budget proposals and agreements.
  • Travels to the field periodically to provide finance and accounting support to Area Coordinators and finance staff.
  • Assists with the review of local payroll and payroll taxes for all South Sudan field sites on a monthly basis.
  • Follow all procedures provided by Director of Finance and Country Director.

    Job Requirements:
  • Strong relational skills and financial management experience.
  • Experience with foreign currencies and grants management preferred.
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people of different educational, linguistic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Experience working and living overseas, particularly in austere and/or remote environments.
  • Above average verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • People management and delegation abilities.
    Works well with a level head and diplomacy in a sometimes adverse and pressured environment.
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or related field plus five or more years related experience; or equivalent combination of accounting education and managerial experience.
  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Samaritan's Purse NGO Finance Manager - Programs - Jobs in South Sudan

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