Title: Area Finance Manager- Internal/External Position
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.
We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.
Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.
The purpose of this post is to ensure that the area office adheres to all its financial management obligations internally within Save the Children and externally with donors. The position will also function as a key and important link between the finance department and other functions within the area Operations and will work closely with the area representative, field staff, and Country Teams.
Contract Duration: 12 Months
Qualifications & Experience
A University degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration (Finance or Accounting option) from a recognised university. A minimum of 3 years of progressively mid-level management experience with INGO’s in professional accounting and financial management. Demonstrated experience in working with local partners and supporting in building their capacity. Excellent knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting procedures Experience of systems audit and articulating/implementing recommendations The Application will close on 04th December, 2021
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.
Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents