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Finance Manager Job Vacancy

Back Ground: Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is an African-led, regional organisation, working in East and Southern Africa to improve the lives of livelihood-challenged communities. It was first conceived and established in South Sudan over 25 years ago. 

AAH-I has Country Programmes in Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, and Zambia. It brings over 25 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities.


AAH South Sudan is looking for a qualified South Sudanese National to fill the position of Country Finance Manager
  
The detail of the job is as follows:-

Location: Juba, with frequent visits to the field offices
 
Job Summary: Under the overall leadership of the Country Director, the Country Finance Manager will be in charge of managing all the operational and Programme / project budgets in the Country. 

S/he will be responsible to ensure satisfactory management of the budget of the organization in South Sudan.

S/he will work closely with the Head of Operations, Head of Programme, Head of Humanitarian, Field/ Area Coordinators and all programme and programme supports team to ensure the country office & donor-funded project budgets and all related financial reports are prepared professionally, accurately and timely.
 
Duties & Responsibilities

Under the Direction of the Country Director and technical guidance of Head of Finance and Operations, the Country Finance Manager will be in charge of managing all operational and Programme / project budgets is the Country. 

S/he will efficient and effectively ensure all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures is done and reported professionally and timely. 

S/he will uphold AAH policies, ensure expenses remain within approved donor and annual operational budgets and regularly keep the Country Director and Country Leadership Team informed of the financial health of the country programme.

Qualifications
  • Education: Bachelor and/ or Master Degree in accounting or related field such as Financial Management.
  • Professional certification - Candidates with professional qualification in CPA, ACCA or CMA will have added advantage.
  • Minimal 6years of accounting and finance experience, with at least 4 years’ experience within NGO/ UN or Donor environment. 
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures and good experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process.
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Ability to lead team and to train others
N/B – A detailed Job description is on the websitewww.actionafricahelp.org.

Application Instructions:
 
1. Only Qualified South Sudanese Nationals should apply.
 
2. Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to recruitss@actionafricahelp.org to be received by 4:00 PM on 22nd April 2016. 
 
3. The email subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer.  

4. All applications documents should be submitted electronically. We will not accept hard copies.

5. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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