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Irak : Country Finance Manager - Erbil

Reference : CFM/IRQ

Département : Finance

Contrat : CDD

Pays : Irak

Durée 12 mois

Ville : Erbil

Date de démarrage : ASAP

Présentation d'ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,300 national staff 300 international staff, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries.

Description du pays

Country Profile

Number of projects 38

Number of areas 4

Number of national staff  313

Annual budget (EUR) 21M

Number of offices 6

Number of international staff 23

Position context and key challenges

ACTED has been present in Iraq supporting conflict affected populations since 2004 and currently operates in 15 regions. For the last 4 years, our team of 350 people has been responding to the Syrian refugee and IDP crisis, notably in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, where ACTED supports over 1.5 million people. Our multi-sectoral approach addresses the most urgent needs of internally displaced people and refugees by ensuring their protection, delivering life-saving food assistance, providing shelter and non-food item packages with lifesaving items and improving their living environment in and out of camps through camp management and Water, Hygiene and Sanitation activities.

Description du poste

Under the authority of the Country Director and Finance Director in HQ, the Country Finance Manager (CFM) will be responsible for ACTED accounting and financial management in-country. The CFM ensures that national legislation is adhered to, and that the country specific standards are applied in ensuring efficient use of resources.

Responsibilities:

1. Accounting and Financial Management

- Accountancy:

Supervise accountancy procedures: filing of documents, allocation of expenses, vouchers registration, balance checking, etc.;

Verify and compile monthly accounts from each base;

Communicate accounts on a monthly basis to HQ, respecting SAGA procedures and deadlines;

Manage the presentation, circulation, filing and archiving of accounting and financial documents in conformity with FLAT procedures;

 - Treasury:

Open/close bank accounts on the authority of the General Delegate;

Oversee the management of bank accounts: follow transfers, check balances, check authorised visas;

Supervise the management of safes and cash: available amount, balance checks, security instructions;

Assess monthly cash-flow needs for projects and bases and communicate cash requests to the HQ;

Manage money transfers, bases cash-supply and amounts in circulation, whilst defining payment procedures (bank transfer, cheque, cash etc.);

 - Commitment of expenditure:

Set up and formalise procedures for the commitment of expendiure, conform to ACTED procurement guidelines: collect visas of authorised staff members, set-up commitment ceiling in local currencies, define methods and timescales for payment according to local practices;

Ensure that procedures are adhered to in terms of contracts and payments;

Ensure that proofs of purchase are valid (contracts, orders, bills, inoices, delivery receipts etc);

 2. Budget Management

 - Ensure budget follow-up:

Develop tables necessary for financial monitoring and for budget follow up within the mission;

Analyse gaps between planned budgets and actual expenses;

Anticipate financial risks;

Calculate and supervise the monthly cost of each vehicle (fuel consumption, repairs) in coordination with Country Logistician;

Calcultate monthly communication costs of each base (phone, e-mail, Internet), in coordination with Country Logistician;

 - Develop project budgets:

Develop budgets for project proposals according to project needs and Donor constraints;

Draft financial reports (mid-term and final) respecting contractual deadlines;

Guarantee the respect of Donor procedures for each financial contract.

 3. Department Follow-up

 - Team leadership:

Update the organigramme and ToRs of the finance department according to the mission development;

Oversee the team and undertake appraisals of directly supervised colleagues;

Ensure training and capacity building for finance team members in order to increase the level of technical ability and skills within the department;

- Internal Procedures and Information Flows;

Develop relevant management procedures within the team;

Improve information flows within the department and with other departments and projects

 

Qualifications

Master degree minimum in Finance or related area
3+ years of solid experience in financial management and monitoring systems, preferably of large development programs, possibly complemented by academic expertise
Excellent financial and analytical skills
Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting on programme financial performance
Ability to manage a financial/monitoring team and demonstrate leadership
Ability to monitor and evaluate financial and monitoring skills of communities through capacity-building efforts
Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility
Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;
Prior knowledge of the region an asset
Fluency in English required - ability to communicate in local languages an asset
Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel and Project Management software

Conditions

Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
Additional monthly living allowance
Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse
Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package

Candidature

Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to jobs@acted.org under Ref: CFM/IRQ

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