Finance Director [French-speaker] #371
Republic of Congo, Africa
Our partner is an international conservation organisation. They are recruiting a Finance Director to lead the finance function of their programme in the Republic of Congo; this is their largest programme.
Responsibilities Responsible for the management of financial systems and staff; this includes ensuring proper internal controls are in place and understood within the organisation, and that the financial risks of the organisation and operations are assessed and mitigated.Responsible for timely accounting and financial management of the country programme; this includes oversight of the day to day accounting, banking, and ensuring that the organisation meets its local compliance, reporting and tax requirements.Responsible for creating the organisational budget, and budgetary analysis and reporting.Lead on preparing donor budgets, and overseeing the management of grants – including compliance and reporting.Financial management of the sub-grantees.Responsible for recruiting and managing finance & HR staff.HR and administrative responsibilities.
Requirements Qualified accountant, or if qualified by experience then a Bachelors degree in accounting or finance as a minimum requirement.Senior finance professional with experience in developing controls and financial processes and policies; and at least three years of experience in leading the finance function for a country programme of an international charity.Significant experience of grants compliance and management, specifically experience of managing institutional grants, including those from the EU and US governments.Strong analytical skills, and computer and systems skills; advanced MSExcel skills are essential.Strong communication skills – both written and verbal.Culturally sensitive and resilient.
The role will be based in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, with travel to field locations required.
Salary c. $75,000. Additionally, the organisation offers generous allowances and benefits.
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