Wildlife Conservation Society Regional Budget Analyst Jobs in Rwanda

Wildlife Conservation Society Regional Budget Analyst Jobs in Rwanda

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for financial analysis in the region and budget management to ensure the delivery of the WCS Central Africa & Gulf of Guinea (CAGG) regional strategy and support to country programs. This role will provide key support to the Regional Business Manager is developing financial forecasts for the region and analyzing burn rates throughout the fiscal year. This position will provide budget leadership to the region, and work closely with the Regional Business Manager and Country Finance Directors.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position’s responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide quarterly key performance indicators for each country in the region and grants to support strategic decision making and efficient resource use

  • Analyze spending trends and budget versus actual summaries to identify areas of risk and opportunities

  • Manage the region’s designated funds and regional grants to maximize financial allocations

  • Support the annual budgeting process by proposing templates to facilitate data collection, review of data entry in the budgeting system, and troubleshooting with country teams throughout the process

  • Review country budget adjustments and ensure frequent updates to the budgeting system throughout the fiscal year

  • Support proposal budgeting process for new awards

  • Manage reimbursement requests from regional staff with a focus on timely payment and compliance

  • Support the development of financial forecasting and budget management

  • Provide annual training to country finance teams on use of budgeting system and adhoc trainings as needed throughout the fiscal year

  • Other duties as determined by the Regional Business Manager

    Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent experience.

  • Familiarity with the conservation and management priorities, obstacles, and opportunities.

  • 3-5 years experience managing large budgets for international NGOs

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills and demonstrated success in working in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.

  • Fluent professional English language skills; French language a plus

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • Commitment to high quality work and attention to detail.

  • Commitment to conservation and to the mission of WCS.

    Workplace Conditions and Environment:

  • Periodic need to work overlapping hours with teams located in different time zones

  • Travel within the region including to remote locations

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Wildlife Conservation Society Regional Budget Analyst Jobs in Rwanda

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