Country Finance Manager #292 @ Humanitarian INGO

Iraq, Asia
c. £37,000
25 Sep 2019
22 Oct 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Country Finance Manager #292

Humanitarian INGO

c. £37,000

Iraq, Asia

Our partner, a humanitarian organisation, working to offer safety to communities affected by conflict, and offering them the opportunity to rebuild their lives. They are seeking a Country Finance Manager to oversee their programme in Iraq; this is one of their largest country programmes.

In addition to strong technical accounting, finance and grants management experience, the successful candidate will have excellent communication and business partnering skills, and demonstrate the ability to influence and negotiate with tact.


  • Oversight of the accounting & finance function, including the day-to-day accounting processes, month-end processes, management accounting and analysis, and reporting, ensuring that these are statutorily, regulatory and tax compliant.
  • Review and developing the control environment, implementing tools as appropriate.
  • Financial management, including managing the cash position and cashflow requirements, oversight of annual budget preparation, forecasts and re-forecasts, and treasury (managing exchange rate fluctuations).
  • Working with the SMT to monitor the performance of projects, and analysing, forecasting and reporting on the inputs, linking these to deliverables.
  • Oversight of the delivery of partner contracts, ensuring that they comply with the organisation’s contractual obligations.
  • Oversight of annual audit and donor audits

Person Specification

  • Qualified accountant, with experience working in an INGO, preferably within a complex or humanitarian context.
  • Excellent technical accounting & financial management skills, with a developed understanding of risk management and cash management in complex environments.
  • Experience in creating and managing budgets for projects, and producing high quality reports for a variety of stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and business partnering skills
  • Experience working in a developing context (minimum 2 years).

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