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Finance Manager

The Action Contre La Faim (ACF) Mozambique team is recruiting a Finance Manager for its coordination office in Pemba.

Main goal: Ensure sound accounting and financial management according to the procedures defined for the mission and within the ACF financial management framework.

Mission 1: Contribute to proposal development in terms of financial and budgetary support

  • Making financial and budgetary information available to other departments to facilitate the establishment of programme strategy;
  • Support the Finance Head of Department by producing high quality and timely financial and budgetary contributions to “proposals” and reports for funding bodies;
  • Advising other departments on their financial and budgetary needs based on the analysing the Budget Follow-Up and report to the Finance HOD on the quality of the financial and budgetary challenges;
  • Ensuring that financial and budgetary needs and constraints are taken into account in the preparation of projects with close collaboration with the Finance HOD;
  • Assist the Finance HOD by collecting data and writing the financial and budgetary section of proposals and reports to the Finance HOD with respect to the update in the Mission financing plans;
  • Ensuring that his/her contribution to “proposals” and reports is consistent with the rest of these documents.

Mission 2: Assist the Finance HOD in producing high quality financial and budgetary management including timely donor reporting in the Mission

  • Support the Finance HOD to ensure the correctness of mission accounting and analytical entries;
  • Support the Finance HOD in generating monthly and quarterly financial reports for donors and consortiums;
  • Promulgation of and compliance with the financial rules of funding bodies;
  • Ensuring that all accounting, extra-accounting and expatriate data are entered into the accounting software;
  • Supervising the checking of invoices and ensuring that they are archived according to ACF procedures;
  • Work in collaboration with the Grants Manager to provide reminders and developing financial report for respective donors including donors instalment follow up on a timely manner;
  • Support the Finance HOD in calculating and ratifying project budgets for the Mission and Preparing and revising donor budgets;
  • Producing, checking and forwarding budget follow-up (including forecast) to the coordination team and to bases, raising issues of relevance and alerts, support Heads of Department with close collaboration with the Finance HOD;
  • Support the Finance HOD in the production and archiving of financial reports according to the deadlines and formats required by funding bodies;
  • Supervision of the pre-audit of funding bodies’ work with close collaboration with the Finance HOD on financial contracts and responding to queries raised by auditors;
  • Depending on the donor’s flexibility, Support the Finance HOD, to prepare the necessary budget amendments (with the other HoDs);
  • Provide financial validation on Procurement request according to his level of responsibility and internal procedures.

Mission 3: Assist Finance HOD in managing the finance team under his/ her supervision and provide technical support to Base Admin Managers

  • Assisting in the day-to-day management of capital finance team (guidance, follow-up, motivation…);
  • Evaluating the performance and developing the skills of mission finance team members;
  • Management of the teams for which she/he is the support/technical manager;
  • Provide capacity building training for the finance teams in the mission;
  • Taking part in the recruitment of team members;
  • Working out and monitoring individual action plans for team members;
  • Facilitating  appraisal interviews for team members and providing technical support to the teams.

Mission 4: Assist finance HOD with Treasury Management

  • Reviewing treasury forecast for the mission before sending to HQ;
  • Assist HOD finance in ensuring smooth treasury management by advising on cash/bank management and funds movement.

Mission 5: Deputize the Finance HOD

  • Taking over responsibilities as the acting Finance HOD in the absence of the HOD;
  • Represent the HOD at respective meetings when requested.

Profile

  • Diploma/ Level of studies: Higher degree in business or finance; Professional certification in Accounting or Finance, would an added advantage;
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years professional work experience in a finance or accounting role for NGO (accounting, cash and budget management, knowledge of donor’s guidelines, internal audit process);
  • Experience in coaching and team building; Experience of managing & supporting staff;
  • Experience in communicating financial results to managers;
  • Advanced skills in computers; Knowledge and experience of SAGA accounting software;
  • Proactive; Professionalism, Good interpersonal skills;
  • Good level of English.

How to Apply

Send your resumes to: recruitment@mz-actioncontrelafaim.org.

Expiration date:March 31, 2022

 

Location:Pemba

 

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