UN Country Finance Officer Jobs in South Sudan
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 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 37 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries.Gather information from the relevant departments to consolidate budgets for project proposals according to project/mission needs and donor constraints; Propose sufficient programme and support budgets including mission’s investment plans in close link with country coordination;
Project financial cycle management
Develop project budgets and reports – ensure the financial feasibility of projects, respecting ACTED and donors’ rules and deadlines :
Review and negotiate terms of grant contracts before signature (payment & financial reporting schedule, use of HQ cash-pooling system, etc.);
Plan, consolidate, draft & crosscheck with Project Development Department (PDD) financial reports when required (ad’hoc, interim and final), respecting contractual deadlines and rules such as flexibility, eligibility and liquidation period, etc.;
Follow-up payments from donors and financial project close-out (contract liquidation).
Team leadership & other tasks
Update the organization chart and ToRs of the finance and administration departments (if applicable) according to the mission development;
Oversee the team, plan & conduct finance staff recruitments, undertake appraisals, follow career management, identify staff with potential and contribute to ACTED internal mobility policy; Ensure training and capacity building for finance team members of ACTED and Partners in order to increase the level of technical ability and skills;
Actively promote strong & structured articulations with all teams (Logistics & PDD in particular); Represent ACTED with relevant finance & admin networks at country level;
Improve information flows within the department and with other departments;
Plan field monitoring missions;
Perform any other related activities as assigned by immediate supervisor.
Expected skills and qualifications
Master’s degree minimum in Finance or related area;
1+ year 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
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
Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
How to apply
Join our team today! Send your application by email at firstname.lastname@example.org under Ref: CFO/SSUD
By 2nd September, 2018
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