|Location: TUNISIA||Salary: 50000 - 60000 GBP Per Annum, pro-rata|
|Sector: Finance||Job Type: Contract|
|Shift Type: N/A||Applications: 1|
|Posted: 3 months ago||Reference: 3076532|
It is therefore essential that you ONLY apply for this role if relocation is a reliastic option for you and you have the required qualification and skills to perform the role.
It is initially an 8 month fixed term contract but with the expectation that this would be renewed for a further 12, possibly 24 months.
The Finance Manager will oversee financial operations for budgets, cash management, grant and donor accounting, project auditing, and accounting/ financial reporting, ensuring compliance with local law, and with donor and organisational regulations. Supervising at least one support staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide financial management of the project.
Establish and maintain finance systems according to organisational and donor standards including contracting and sub-granting.
Prepare and analyze budgets and financial reports, and monitor operations throughout the year to ensure adherence to budgetary controls.
Oversee the management of all sub-awards and ensure financial reporting meets donor regulations and organisational policies and procedures.
Prepare and monitor cash flow. Ensure that project funds are utilized appropriately.
Oversee annual financial audits of program and ensure that sub grantees comply with all audit and financial review requirements. Respond to and implement audit inquiries, findings, recommendations and observations.
Maintain close and ongoing communications with the project’s banking institution to ensure accounts and transactions are regularly monitored and balances verified.
Ensure per diem, travel advance and liquidation policies are strictly enforced. Oversee the project petty cash account.
Ensure all project assets are properly insured.
Ensure that standard contract formats follow sound and established policies, procedures, and local law, and that contracting and sub-granting standards and systems conform to donor requirements.
Create training tools and develop training modules to help build capacity for subcontractors.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Comfortable working within Tunisia’s accounting and taxation laws. Thorough knowledge of DFID, FCO or CSSF rules and regulations, and current standards and guidelines.
Strong analytical skills and ability make sound decisions.
Ability to resolve issues that are highly complex and sensitive in nature. Ability to communicate effectively with persons on all levels both inside and outside the company.
Strong written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to write required documents in a clear, concise, well-organized manner.Proven ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Excellent interpersonal skills. Awareness, sensitivity, and understanding of cross-cultural issues particularly in representing an international agency. Ability to work in partnership with local communities and NGOs as appropriate.
Ability to work effectively in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressure. Ability to work with minimal guidance and manage priorities and workflow.
Proven ability to successfully manage staff.
Proven ability to use databases, spreadsheets, and document and accounting software.
Fluency in English, written and oral, knowledge of Arabic or French is an advantage. Ability to travel to Libya as required if permitted.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting. ACCA designation or work toward is required.
Minimum eight years of progressively responsible experience in financial and accounting management for an international NGO including five years in the UK grants mechanisms.
Equivalent combination of education and experience.
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