Organization: Save the Children
Field location: Hargeisa
Office: Save the Children in Hargeisa
Finance Manager – Multi Area Portfolio – ( 2200018G )
Finance Manager – Multi Area Portfolio – Somalia – Open to Somali Nationals Only
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.
We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.
Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.
R o le Di me n s io ns : Save the Children operates across all zones in Somalia/Somaliland and currently has three main area offices and additional 11 field offices. Programmatically Somalia is a large Country Office with more than $100million annual budget turnover, more than 70 active awards at any time and over 650 staff.
The role will be leading on the financial management for multi area portfolio that require focused support to the field and country office. This role will work collaboratively with members and other departments of the Country office Programme to ensure smooth financial management of Multi Area awards.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Finance Director
Staff directly reporting to this post: Finance Coordinator – Multi Area Portfolio
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Degree in Accounting and/or Professional qualifications (CPA or ACCA)
At least 5 year’s INGOs experience especially in complex budget setting (in excess of $70m), monitoring and financial accounting; having a country office experience is preferred
Working experience with donors (USIAD, EU, ECHO, BMZ, FFO, GAC, Sida, NORAD, AfDB etc)
Proven experience to help facilitate a smooth audit process and work efficiently with external auditors c7nSd8c CWdPSh
Strong computer skills, especially in computerised accounting packages such as AGRESSO and Excel
Proven skills on managing changes, achieving results, ensuring quality, team building and capacity building.
Ability and willingness to work under pressure as part of a professional team.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including cultural sensitivity, assertiveness and negotiating skills.
Willingness to travel to field offices regularly
Experience of working in a busy INGO environment
Please apply in English saving your CV and cover letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at https://somalia.savethechildren.net/career
Application will be closed on 1st March 2022
We need to keep children safe, so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.
Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Mar 1, 2022