World Relief Finance & Compliance Specialist Jobs in South Sudan

World Relief Finance & Compliance Specialist Jobs in South Sudan


Position Summary:

  • World Relief is leading a consortium for the implementation of an RSRTF project in Koch County. Consortium partners include CARE International, Mercy Corps, and Danish Refugee Council. The SCOPE project runs entirely under World Relief, however is a four-country project which also includes World Relief Kenya, Malawi and Haiti offices. Finance and compliance specialist position will be housed within World Relief but will support the entire consortium of RSRTF and SCOPE teams. The position is responsible for financial oversight of the projects in coordination with World Relief South Sudan as well as RSRTF consortium staff and Home Office SCOPE management. Finance and compliance specialist will be expected to spend 50% of the time in the field (Koch and Ibba counties) and will be responsible for managing project staff, overseeing all finance functions of the project and liaising with finance staff at consortium partners.

    Essential Functions:

  • Review and maintain grant documentation and reporting both locally and in the World Relief’s Cyrus system in conjunction with the World Relief Country Office in Juba and the Home Office Grants Management department.

  • Prepare donor financial reports in respect to accounting, legal and contractual requirements and ensure the review of such reports by Project manager prior to submission.

  • Review and consolidate financial reports, fund requests and budget of member agencies in a timely and up to a high standard as the grant calendar dictates.

  • Monitor budget utilization of the consortium unit and consortium members and take appropriate action on any significant variances.

  • Stay abreast of various grant regulations and requirements, tracking and monitoring changes and interpretations of US Federal and national grant regulations.

  • Perform spot checks for consortium partners’ management of project funds.

  • Contribute to the development of risk register on financial and logistics and review it on an ongoing basis developing and improving appropriate controls to mitigate the risk as appropriate in compliance with donor policies and procedures

  • Oversee the protection of the projects’ assets through the enforcement of internal control policies and procedures.

  • Monitor fixed assets register of all assets acquired with consortium funding and ensure timely reporting, proper tracking and disposal procedure as per the grant agreement.

  • Maintain an effective & efficient system of internal controls which comply with consortium financial guidelines to minimize the risk of fraud or misappropriation.

  • Participate in SCOPE weekly coordination calls and updating
    the SCOPE team on financial activities.

  • Enforce financial regulations and requirements of the RSRTF and SCOPE projects.

  • Maintain current knowledge of local government requirements related to financial matters ensuring compliance with tax regulations and other legal requirements.

  • Oversee the protection of the assets under the projects through the enforcement of internal control policies and procedures.

  • Conduct visits to member agencies’ offices including field program offices where necessary for periodical review of records and have a thorough understanding of activities in the field and recommend corrective actions for improvement.

  • Oversee the timely preparation review and approval of all monthly bank account and cash reconciliations related to the project.

  • Keep track of lessons learnt and share with consortium members during the course of implementat

  • Perform payroll functions for all World Relief RSRTF related employees.

  • Maintain the current knowledge of local government requirements related to financial matters ensuring compliance with tax regulations and other legal requirements.

  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to manage budgets, financial accountability procedures, logistics, and commodity tracking.

  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks at once.

  • Prior multi-cultural team leadership experience, independent thinker and self-starter.

  • Previous employment with a not for profit organization that receives funding from multiple sources, preferably in an international context preferred.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in a hardship location

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a suitable field, Master’s degree or recognized professional certification such as CPA, preferred.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in managing humanitarian funding (USG, UN, EU, etc.) public grants preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.

  • Experience in MS Office package and high proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Christian faith and adherence to World Relief’s Mission, Vision and Values.

    How to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; World Relief Finance & Compliance Specialist Jobs in South Sudan



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