Controller

at Finn Church Aid
Published March 24, 2022
Location Helsinki, Finland
Category Administration  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

Are you look for a job that is meaningful, challenging, and rewarding? At Finn Church Aid, Finland’s largest international development NGO, we are looking for a new colleague to join us as a full time controller for a 12 months period.

 

What it is we do? FCA’s 700 + experts located in 14 country office realize our mission: Action for Human Dignity.

 

What will you do? As a Financial Controller, you will monitor the finances of our program activities outside of Finland, working closely with the Finance teams of our Country Offices and our finance team in Helsinki. This position will be focusing on our programs implemented in response to the current Ukrainian crisis.

 

You will work in our Global Controlling Unit, part of Finance and Operations’ Support Department, at the FCA Service and Accountability Centre (SAC). The position can be located in our Helsinki office, with partial remote work, or from another East European country.

 

Join us, and make a difference!

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Support to/and monitoring of the financial management of the Ukraine emergency response and other FCA projects/entities

 

  • Provision of financial oversight of partners and FCAs operations

 

  • Practical implementation and development of internal controls

 

  • Ensuring compliance with relevant internal, donor and statutory requirements

 

  • Support and advice on project budgeting and official and adhoc internal and official reporting

 

  • Approval of project funds disbursements

 

  • Cooperation with donors, partners and other relevant stakeholders

 

  • Participation in the development of financial management

 

Induction of new employees

Preparation of monthly closures

  • Participation in Partner assessments guidelines and process descriptions for international work

 

Participation in the training and development of financial management/project management systems

Monitoring of the revenue and spending of the Ukraine fund

Competence and Personal Requirements:

 

Business/Economics Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree with strong relevant work experience in a global and complex environment / Majoring in accounting will be seen as an asset

independent and active approach to work, analytical, problem-solving skills

diligence and accuracy

Experience in independent financial management tasks, preferably part of which is acquired in an international organization

Ability to understand the impact of the operating environment on the organization and supervision of financial management

Ability to observe, analyze and interpret activities on the basis of internal and external financial information to support decision-making

Understanding the overall picture of project planning and reporting

An independent and active approach to work, analytical problem-solving ability

Team spirit and service orientation across organizational boundaries

Good Excel skills

Ability to adopt new financial management systems, Unit 4 experience is an added advantage

Ability to make effective use of the financial management systems in both Helsinki and the operating countries and to train others in their use

Fluent oral and written knowledge of Finnish and English. Knowledge of Ukrainian or Russian will be seen as an asset.

 

Interested candidates can send their CVs

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