Country Finance & Admin Manager #876

Location
Bangui, CAR, Africa
Salary
c. €50,000 - €55,000, net of local taxes
Posted
16 May 2024
Closes
03 Jun 2024
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Country Finance & Admin Manager #876

Humanitarian

c. €50,000 - €55,000, net of local taxes

Bangui, CAR, Africa

12 month FTC (renewable)

Our partner, a humanitarian organisation, has programmes focussing on peacebuilding initiatives, improved quality of and access to education and the opportunity to earn livelihoods. They are seeking an experienced Country Finance Manager for their growing programme in the Central African Republic.

Responsibilities

  • Provide full financial oversight of the operations in CAR, covering the main office in Bangui and field operations, ensuring that these are properly compliant with local tax & other regulatory requirements.
  • Develop, strengthen and implement strong controls, processes and policies in all the offices, ensuring that staff understand these and offer coaching on them as required.
  • Lead on the financial accounting and reporting, including the year-end accounts and audit preparation.
  • Lead on country financial management, including preparation of management accounts, analysis, developing the organisational budget and cashflow forecasts and re-forecasts.
  • Lead on full cycle grants management, including cost recovery, donor compliance, management & reporting, and preparing for donor audits.
  • Provide oversight on HR, including ensuring compliance to the local laws & requirements, developing staff policies, and managing staff growth.
  • Provide oversight on procurement.

Requirements

  • Qualified accountant, or experienced accountant with an accounting/finance degree, with at least 5 years of experience leading the finance function of a growing INGO working in a complex/fragile state.
  • Strong experience of developing controls, policies and processes in a complex/fragile state, and in an organisation with HQ and field operations.
  • Strong grants management & compliance experience – specifically of institutional grants, including government grants as well as UN agency funding.
  • Experience in procurement, HR & administration.
  • Strong systems skills (ERP) and advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Developed organisational, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Resilient and adaptable.
  • Bilingual – English & French

The salary is net of local taxes. Additionally, the benefits package is extremely generous, with additional hardship & accommodation allowances, R&R and additional 30 days of annual leave. The successful applicant will be based in Bangui, with some travel to field offices.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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