Responsible for the overall accounting and book keeping functions of the field offices. In addition, the position will be responsible for efficient and effective management of SC cash flows, updating and reconciling the accounting ledgers, managing the end of period procedures, and ensuring the generation of accurate and timely monthly financial reports to Country office. The position is also responsible for technical supervision of the region's Accountants.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
A minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognized university. MUST be a member of an Accounting professional body with qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA etc.
At least of 5 years relevant progressive working experience working with International NGOs in a humanitarian and development setting, of which 3 years should be at finance management level.
Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheet analysis.
Strong background in external donor reporting for an international NGO and experience working with major donors like USAID, SIDA, EU, KOICA, NORAD, DANIDA, Master Card Foundation, UN etc