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Position: Finance Manager project (Yemen MOMENTUM)
Location :- Country Office
CONTRACT LENGTH: 01 YEAR
Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff
Save the Children is seeking a Finance Manager for the Yemen Round under the Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Services, Voluntary Family Planning, and Reproductive Health Care (MNCH/FP/RH) to Scale (MOMENTUM) Annual Program Statement. The Yemen Round will improve maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes in at least 20 Republic of Yemen Government (ROYG) districts by focusing USG assistance on improved access, utilization and quality of high impact Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) services in selected governorates of the country.
The Finance Manager oversees all financial management, internal controls, and financial compliance aspects of the program in accordance with USAID rules and regulations. They provide financial and operational management to ensure the best use of resources by preparing sound budgets, monitoring project expenses, and providing accurate and timely financial reports for donors.
This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :
- Review and consolidate monthly financial reports to ensure accuracy and to provide regular feedback to senior management.
- Ensure all financial plans, invoices, reports, and other financial documents and transactions are accurate, timely, and consistent with Save the Children and USAID rules and regulations.
- Prepare and monitor budgets to ascertain that spending occurs as planned and that variances are anticipated, noted, and corrected; ensure that key program personnel are aware of budgetary resources and are able to monitor their respective budgets.
- Prepare quarterly reports, consolidated annual fiscal reports, cumulative life of project report, and any other donor required financial submissions.
- Verify that appropriate segregation of duties exists to ensure effective support of field operations and to protect the integrity of the country office finance and administrative operations.
- Perform financial review of purchase requests, purchase orders, and payment requests to ensure compliance with Save the Children’s policies and procedures and USAID grants and contracts requirements.
- Oversee subgrant monitoring and compliance including organizational assessments, review of financial reports/advance requests, and financial tracking; develop subgrant monitoring plans; and perform and document compliance visits.
- Supervise the finance and operations staff, conducting performance evaluations and revising job descriptions as necessary. Develop the capacity of the team and facilitate their professional growth.
- Provide capacity building in financial and operations management to local partners and government stakeholders.
- Prepare and revise finance and operations guidelines to ensure adherence to SC and USAID requirements.
- Encourage a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, or other relevant field; professional qualification/certification in accounting and graduate work desired.
- Minimum of seven years of experience managing finances for USAID-funded projects; in-depth knowledge of USAID financial management rules and regulations.
- Proven ability to prepare budgets and donor financial reports.
- Strong analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations.
- Experience as a coach/mentor to train staff and develop financial skills of colleagues.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic
- Familiarity with the political, social, and cultural context of Yemen and/or other countries in the MENA region is preferred.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
- No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
- All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
- Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
“Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer. Women are strongly encouraged to apply”
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